Union Ministers Dr Harsh Vardhan and Smt.Smriti Irani discuss areas for promotion of scientific temper among women

The Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Science < Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Union Minister for Women <Technology and Ministry of Women and Child Development were also present in the meeting.

Dr. Harsh Vardhan said that the purpose of the meeting is to discuss the issues faced by women in scientific field and identify ways and means for promoting scientific temper among women in our country. The Government aims to promote women-centric schemes, activities and programmes with a view to encourage more and more women to opt for carriers in Science and Technology including in scientific research, Dr Harsh Vardhan said.

Smt. Smriti Irani said that the Ministry of Science