Science for a New India (E)

New India’s need of the hour is propagating Scientific Temper among masses, both for amelioration of society and technological advancement, so that India can truly achieve greatness given that it has immense human resource which only needs the right tools at its disposal. On this Independence Day special program, the Honourable Minister, Dr. Jitendra Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology, Earth Sciences, Union Minister of State PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Department of Space, talks to India Science about the government’s vision on crucial policies pertaining to Science and Technology and the future of Science in India; from Blue Economy to Green Hydrogen, tackling Climate change to winning the war against COVID-19. We follow it up with an engaging conversation with the Secretary, DST and MoES Prof. Ashutosh Sharma as he takes us through the government’s mission viz-a-viz Scientific temperament. Come, let’s celebrate the 75th year of India's independence and pledge towards forming a rational, scientifically advanced society.