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HRD Ministry to set up 'Innovation Cell'

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

has announced the setting up of an 'Cell' in the and (HRD) to boost new ideas about promoting in the country.

The announced this after a high-level review meeting on Wednesday which deliberated upon the need for such a cell after moved six ranks up the Global Index Ranking.

Ministry of HRD also tweeted, "'Cell' to be set up in @HRDMinistry to promote #further - HRD @PrakashJavdekar (1/3)#TransformingIndia #Research #NewIndia"

In a series of tweet, the ministry said, "There has been considerable improvement in India's ranking in Global Index 2017. Since the large part of Global Index relates to Education, the setting up of Cell in the Ministry will lead to more focused attention on and research efforts."

Also, allocation of funds through (HEFA) for fast-tracking and Research infrastructure in country's top central technical institutions and Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) to 1000 top students from these institutions is also expected to grant the necessary push to India's and Research efforts.

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First Published: Thu, March 15 2018. 06:05 IST