With the country moving towards cleaner fuel, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Saturday urged IIT students to focus their research on using biotechnology to produce bio-CNG, bio-LNG and green hydrogen from biomass. did. Gadkari said that green hydrogen will be used in various industries like chemicals, fertilizers and in future also in the transport sector. Digestion of organic waste.
Speaking at Alankar-2022, a global leadership summit organized by Shailesh J Mehta School of India, the Minister said that this will help the country’s municipalities to implement the ‘Swachh Bharat Mission’ as well as add value in the form of wastage of money. Will also happen. Management at IIT Bombay.
“We need to give priority to need-based research… The research should come up with an import alternative, cost-effective, pollution-free, indigenous solution. We need to identify the goods being imported into the country and then ‘ The focus should be on developing ‘swadeshi’ alternatives. That is, it will reduce imports, increase exports and strengthen our economy.”
Proven technology, economic viability, availability of raw materials and marketability should be considered for all research projects, Gadkari said.
The minister also said that 65 per cent of the country’s population is dependent on agriculture, although the agricultural GDP is only 12 per cent.
He urged the IIT students to focus on forest based industries, agriculture and rural technology and research for tribal areas in those districts.
“We need to identify rural, agricultural raw materials, which have the potential to bring revolution. This will lead to a lot of growth and create employment opportunities,” he said.
Stating that research organizations should not work in silos, Nitin Gadkari urged that research papers should be made public.
“It demands collaboration, coordination and communication between stakeholders,” he said.
Gadkari said that many successful start-ups have started from IITs, adding that young talent should focus more on their research for the upliftment of villages, poor, workers and farmers.
“Work to develop technologies to eliminate poverty, hunger and unemployment in the country, as it will be beneficial for the socio-economic transformation of the country,” he said.
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