Applauding the Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) for playing a major role in supporting the drug regulatory system of the country, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today asked scientists here to develop drugs to cure diabetes and prevent diseases like malaria, chikungunya and dengue.
The vice president said he was glad to know that the institute has started a Technology Business Incubator with the objective of creating jobs for the youngsters of the state.
Naidu said as we all know, science has played a major role in the growth of our great nation and the remarkable achievements in the areas of affordable medicine, food security, milk production, space, atomic energy and information technology, among others, are a testimony to this fact.
"India is among the leading nations in space and IT. It is pertinent to mention here that the founder of this institute, Sir Ram Nath Chopra, played a major role in the formulation of Drugs and Cosmetics Act and Rules of Independent India", he added.
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