Parliamentary Committee on STI Uganda visited at NRDC

Parliamentary Committee on STI Uganda visited at NRDC

New Delhi 14th September 2017: CMD NRDC Dr. H. Purushotham informed that a 10 member delegation from Uganda alongwith Hon’ble Minister of Science, Technology and Innovation, Mr. Kafeero Ssekitoleko Robert, Chairman,  Parliamentary Committee on Science & Technology visited National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) New Delhi on 13th September 2017. Dr. Mohsin U. Khan, Secretary, Zaheer Science Foundation facilitated the visit.

CMD, NRDC presented how India and Uganda can strengthen the Science, Technology and Innovation cooperation and matured technologies available for commercialization in Uganda by the local entrepreneurs by setting up of Incubation Centre. NRDC shall be exchanging an MoU to promote STI in Uganda.

Hon’ble Minister assured NRDC for technical cooperation in the field of Cotton, Coffee. Cassava cultivation and processing technologies, Soya bean Processing and marketing, Solar pumps, etc. They also indicated the problems of low cost packaging for Mango and Mango products, marketing of cotton etc.

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