Arunachal Pradesh to have 50 Biotech Laboratories in their Senior Secondary Schools
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The Department of Biotechnology, Government of India will be setting up 50 Biotech laboratories in Senior Secondary Schools of Andhra Pradesh under the Biotech labs in Senior Secondary School (BLISS) scheme. Union Minister of Science and Technology & Earth Science Dr. Harsh Vardhan while laying the foundation stone of the Centre for Bio Resources and Sustainable Development at Kimin, Papum Pare District of Arunachal Pradesh on 22 December, 2016 announced that around Rs. 100 crores have been sanctioned for implementing the projects.
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He further said that a State-level Biotech Hub will also be set to carry out high-end research works. 5 Centres of Excellence will also be set up different areas of Biotechnology in the state. These projects will promote Biotechnology and benefit students and teachers in different schools of the state. the implementation of this Biotechnology projects will generate income through socio-techno-economic development in rural areas.
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