Tech NEEV/नींव @75
Part of: Prelims and GS-III – Sci and tech
Context Union Minister of State for the Ministry of Science and Technology inaugurated “Tech NEEV/ नींव @75” as part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and interacted with successful start-ups including those from the tribal communities on the occasion of Janjatiya Gaurav Diwas.
- Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Hubs: The Government will be setting up 30 Science Technology and Innovation (STI) Hubs in different parts of the country for Scheduled Tribes (STs) by end of 2022 to promote scientific talent among tribal communities and for their overall socio-economic development.
- Out of 75 proposed STI Hubs for SCs/STs, 20 have already been established by Department of Science and Technology which will directly benefit 20,000 people through various interventions spreading across farm, non-farm and other allied livelihood sectors.
- Tech NEEV is a year-long celebration highlighting the impact of Science Technology Innovation (STI) in empowering communities for creating equitable inclusive economic growth.
- The 75 hour programme includes experience sharing of beneficiaries, community change leaders, societal changemakers conclave and round table discussions