Thursday, September 29, 2016

National Conference - TV2035 @ Hyderabad

Technology, Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) in association with Indian Development Foundation (IDF) and Oakridge International School organized a two-day national conference on Technology Vision 2035 on 29th and 30th September 2016 at Oakridge International School, Gachibowli, Hyderabad.

TIFAC, an autonomous body under the department of Science & Technology, Govt. Of India and  the technology Think Tank of India, projects the trajectory and trends of technology and the recent document released by the Prime Minister and captures the technological state of India and Indians for the year 2035.

The conference focussed on medical and healthcare, quality education, information communication & technology (ICT) and safety & mobility.  The Medical and Health Care Document was released on 29 Sept. at the hands of the Chief Guest Shri Y.S.Chowdary, Minister of State, Science and Technology, Govt. of India.

Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Chairman of TIFAC and former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India lead the panelists and eminent experts towards Technology Vision 2035.

The participants in the conference included educationists, entrepreneurs, venture capitalists, industries, associations, state govt. officials, S&T council, research institutes, NGOs, policy makers and students.

Dr. Prabhat Ranjan, Executive Director, TIFAC and Dr. Gautam Goswami, Head, TV 2035 explained the roadmap of Technology Vision 2035.  Dr. A.P. Jayaraman, Mr. Sanjay Ram, Dr. Narayan Iyer along with Team IDF co-ordinated the conference.

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