Prime Minister Modi inaugurates National Metrology Conclave
PM Modi during his inaugural address appreciated Indian scientists for coming up with two 'Made in India' vaccines for COVID-19.
PM Modi delivered the inaugural address via video conference at the National Metrology Conclave on December 4, 2020. The theme of the National conclave is ‘Metrology for the Inclusive Growth of the Nation’.
Prime Minister Modi also dedicated ‘Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya’ and ‘National Atomic Timescale’ to the nation. On the occasion, he also laid the foundation stone of the ‘National Environmental Standards Laboratory’.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, also marked his presence. The Conclave is being organized by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research- National Physical Laboratory (CSIR-NPL), which is also entering into its 75th year of reception.
Speaking at the National Metrology Conclave. https://t.co/ligrXunTTP— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) January 4, 2021
PM Modi's address at the conclave:
• PM Modi during his inaugural address appreciated Indian scientists for coming up with two 'Made in India' vaccines for COVID-19. He added that the nation is proud of its scientists.
The Indian scientists have been successful in coming up with two 'made in India' COVID19 vaccines. The country is proud of its scientists: Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the inaugural address at National Metrology Conclave pic.twitter.com/h0Sv8E4qJY— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2021
• While emphasizing on 'Make in India' products, PM Modi added that we need to ensure that there is not only global demand but also global acceptance for the products that are made in India. He noted that we need to strengthen brand India on the basis of credibility and quality.
We have to ensure that there is not only global demand but also global acceptance of 'Make in India' products. We have to strengthen brand India on the basis of quality and credibility: PM Modi during the inaugural address at National Metrology Conclave, via video conferencing pic.twitter.com/MsjBJu9TH5— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2021
• During his address, he highlighted the position of India globally and mentioned that the country is among the top 50 countries in the global innovation ranking. He added that the collaboration between the institutions and industry is being strengthened in India.
Today, India is among the top 50 countries in global innovation ranking. The collaboration between industry and institutions is being strengthened in India: PM Narendra Modi https://t.co/wOQ8YVxjKh pic.twitter.com/2WodbzE0z9— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2021
• PM Modi while talking about the significance of research stated that its impact is commercial and social and it also expands our understanding. He added that plenty of times other potential future uses of research cannot be estimated in advance but it is for sure that research can never be wasted.
The impact of any research is commercial,social&expands our understanding. Many times other potential future uses of research can't be estimated in advance, but it's for sure that research is never wasted. Just as it's said in our shashtras that soul is immortal,so is research:PM pic.twitter.com/uXr0ZuM3xR— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2021
About National Atomic Time Scale and ‘Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya’:
The National Atomic Time Scale will generate Indian Standard Time- IST with an accuracy of 2.8 nanoseconds.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates National Atomic Timescale and Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya, via video conferencing. pic.twitter.com/VQExmwK3SR— ANI (@ANI) January 4, 2021
While Bhartiya Nirdeshak Dravya will be supporting the testing and calibration of laboratories for quality assurance which will be at par with the international standards.
National Environmental Standards Laboratory:
The laboratory will encourage self-independence in the certification of ambient air and an industrial emission monitoring requirement.