President Of India Inaugurates Festival Of Innovations

The President, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee inaugurating the Innovation Exhibition, in New Delhi on March 12, 2016. The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and other dignitaries are also seen.
The President, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee inaugurating the Innovation Exhibition, in New Delhi on March 12, 2016. The Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and other dignitaries are also seen.

Festival Organized In Collaboration With NIF

New Delhi (PIB-GR-TYP-BIN): The President of India, Mr. Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated an exhibition of grassroots innovations in Rashtrapati Bhavan on March 12, kicking off thereby a week-long Festival of Innovations from March 12 to 19.

Among the dignitaries present on the occasion were Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences; Dr. Najma A. Heptulla, Union Minister for Minority Affairs; Dr. R. A. Mashelkar, Chairperson, National Innovation Foundation (NIF); Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, Secretary, DST and Prof. Anil Gupta, Executive Vice-Chairperson, NIF.

A total of 65 grassroots innovations are part of this Exhibition. The Festival is being organised by Rashtrapati Bhavan in collaboration with NIF.

The Exhibition of Innovations will remain open between 1000 to 1700 hrs from March 12-19, 2016 for the public. All visitors to the Mughal Gardens will be able to visit the Exhibition.

(Source: PIB/GR/TYP/BIN/USPA/WN/IAIJ)

Doruvu Paul Jagan Babu

International Correspondent for The Yellow Press

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