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Develop drugs to cure diabetes: VP to scientists at IIIM

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

Applauding the (IIIM) for playing a major role in supporting the drug regulatory system of the country, M Venkaiah today asked scientists here to develop drugs to cure and prevent like malaria, and

"Pay more attention on and other such as malaria, and so that a large number of people get benefited from your (IIIM) research," he said.

The 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.

"I am happy to note that a number of startups within the are currently incubating under this initiative, which is being supported by the department of science & technology", said.

He said it was heartening to know that institute has a very robust drug pipeline in the areas of Oncology, Arthritis, Tuberculosis, and

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, and information technology, among others, are a testimony to this fact.

"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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First Published: Mon, May 28 2018. 16:50 IST