Active participation of women in science, technology and research can build India as global innovation powerhouse: LG

Jammu:  Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday said that active participation of women in science, technology and research can build India as a global innovation powerhouse.

“In J&K, we have made consistent efforts to bridge the gender gap at all levels of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) disciplines. Today, I am happy to see our daughters are driving innovation and change,” said the Lieutenant Governor Sinha addressing the ‘J&K Women Science Congress 2024’.

The Women Science Congress is a unique initiative by Jammu University for transforming the leadership trajectory for women in science, technology and innovation.

“I strongly believe the active participation of women in science, technology and research can build India as a global innovation powerhouse,” Sinha said adding, “Women-led development in J&K is our prime objective. It is our collective responsibility to achieve this goal.”

“We are proud of women scientists and tech leaders. From space to Artificial Intelligence, from entrepreneurship to healthcare, from education to innovation, from agriculture to research, the Nari Shakti is breaking barriers and inspiring the new generation,” he added.

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