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Centre To Help Goa Become Start-Ups & Innovation Hub: Mos Rajeev Chandrasekhar

(MENAFN- KNN India) Centre to help Goa become start-ups & innovation hub: MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar

Margao, Dec 1 (KNN) The central government will take all measures to expand economic opportunities in Goa and turn it into a start-ups and innovation hub especially in the fields of healthcare, medical electronics and Artificial Intelligence, said Minister of State for Electronics & Information Technology Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Wednesday.

Addressing a press conference in Margao, Chandrasekhar said that the Ministries of Electronics and IT, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship along with the Goa government would explore the possibility of setting up a Centre of Excellence for start-ups at the District Hospital South Goa. He also spoke of expanding skilling opportunities for the young people through Skill hubs and Atal Tinkering labs.

The IT Minister is who is currently on a two-day visit to Goa, met state IT Minister, Rohan Khaunte and discussed about the growth of IT opportunities.

The MoS held several meetings with elected leaders and emphasised on the need for connect with the people at the grassroots.“The neta (leader), zila parishad and panchayat should work together to ensure access of benefits of Central schemes for every beneficiary in South Goa,” he said.

The Minister also attended the inauguration of an art gallery which had on display collection of Jainism-related items through Philately. He also released a 2023 calendar published by the Ayyappa Sevasangham at a programme.
(KNN Bureau)


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