Saturday, February 11, 2006

An excerpt

from this year's Presidential Speech.

Mission for Scientists and Technologists:

For the scientists and technologists of the nation, I have five immediate national missions:
(a). Increasing the Solar Photo Voltaic Cell efficiency from 14% to 45% using nano technology; (b). Research in proteomics to identify the disease causing mechanism and to develop new methods to treat diseases;
(c). Earthquake forecasting using multiple parameter pre-cursors such as pre-shock conditions and electromagnetic phenomena, prior to the final rupture;
(d). Building a validated mathematical model for predicting the quantum of rain for a particular cloud conditions in a particular region in a prescribed time using the new type of Polarimetric radar and;
(e). Developing the products in the healthcare, electronics and materials to meet the national requirements using the convergence of nano, bio and info technologies.

Healthcare:

Health care community should give highest priority for treatment of HIV/AIDS and accelerate the development of effective anti-vaccine for certain types of HIV before 2007, by networking with national and international institutions working in this area. They should integrate research efforts of malaria, typhoid, and diarrhoeal disorders for facilitating development of combination vaccine by 2007. Healthcare personnel, doctors, psychologists, researchers, pharmacologists, economists and environmentalists should all work together coherently towards the mission of providing good health to all citizens of India and make the nation near disease free.


Nice to know that my hazy picture about my life mission complies with the president's ideas in some manner.

1 Comments:

At Sunday, March 05, 2006 2:40:00 PM , Anonymous Anonymous said...

you forgot the Fast Breeder Reactor! I guess it is THE most important project for us right now! lots on the stake

 

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