Prithviraj Chavan congratulates young scientists

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New Delhi July 12 (ANI): Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Prithviraj Chavan congratulated a team of 20 young Indian scientists/students being sent to Germany to represent India at the 60th Meeting of Nobel Laureates and students at Lindau.

"I urged the young scientists to make best use of this opportunity after meeting the best brains in the field and appropriately apply the ideas in their own research," said Chavan.

Prithviraj Chavan also mentioned that the similar meeting is also planned in India, so that more students can get exposure to the best brains.

"A Lindau like meeting is planned in India engaging Asian laureates during 17-22 August 2010 in Mumbai at the Asian Science Camp, so that more Indian students get opportunity to interact with these great minds in Science and students from other parts of the world," Chavan added.

Among the 20 young scientists, ten are women.

They are in the age group of 20-30 yrs and in their early science careers. The participants in the team were short-listed by the Department of Science and Technology (DST). (ANI)

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