United Nation Technology Innovation Lab at Naya Raipur soon : Chief Minister presides over Tripartite signing of M.o.U.
Dr. Raman Singh says Raipur footprints on global map, Efforts of Chief Minister led to Innovation Lab in Chhattisgarh
Raipur, 06 May 2017 - United Nations Organization will establish Technology Innovation Laboratory at Naya Raipur soon. Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh presided over a meeting at his official meeting between the Chhattisgarh State Electronic and Information Technology Department, Triple I.T., Naya Raipur and United Nations Communication and Information Technology branch at which M.o.U. was inked.
Dr. Raman Singh expressed his satisfaction and happiness over the fact that Raipur and the State had been put on the global map of Information Technology. The dreams of Smart village and Digital India will be fulfilled and the entire nation along with Chhattisgarh State will benefit with the laboratory. Chief Minister said that Technology Innovation Lab will help in the alleviation of poverty and better implementation of social welfare projects in the entire state. There are immense possibilities of research in various sectors. Chhattisgarh Info-tech Promotion Society (CHiPS) Chairperson Mr. A. M. Pariyal, Triple-I.T. Vice-Chancellor Dr. P.K. Sinha and United Nations Organization Information and Communications Technology Head Mr. Ojhar Khan signed the M.o.U.
Electronics and Information Technology Department Principal Secretary Mr. Aman Kumar Singh said that the efforts of Chief Minister had resulted in the Lab coming to the State. The State is marching ahead in all sectors and the Technology Innovation Laboratory will play a crucial role in the development. The focus will be on Smart Village, agriculture, Cyber security and health sector. Scientist from any part of the world can do a lot of research work at the Lab and it can be used for the benefit of mankind anywhere in the world.
UN Head Mr. Ojhar Khan revealed that several States were eager to establish the Innovation Lab but they found that the 'Vision of Chhattisgarh' perfect hence the U.N. had selected Naya Raipur for the purpose. The work on the lab will begin in a fortnight. It may be mentioned here that U.N. was impressed with the Information Tech policy, Innovation policy and Star-Up policy of Chhattisgarh. There are few cities in the entire world selected by the U.N.O. to establish the Innovation Lab. Electronics and Information Technology Department Secretary Mr. Sanjay Shukla other senior officers were also present.