Chief Minister Dr. Pramod Sawant, chaired a meeting today with the heads of top educational institutions in the State to discuss about economic & social development of the State. The deliberations were held with the Vice-Chancellor Goa University, Deans of IIT Goa, Director NIT, Director Goa Institute of Management, Director BITS Goa campus.
CM expressed his desire to partner with top academicians from these institutions to work on state-specific problems such as human capital development at the time of AI and ML and greater use of technology in solving the problems of society, rural livelihood and development, sustainable development of natural resources such as forest and water, waste management in the state, smart and sustainable development of tourism, growth of infrastructure and sustainable development, implementation of New Education Policy, etc.
Heads of these top academic institutions talked about their expertise in various fields and offered to work with the State Government on the ideas proposed by the Hon’ble CM.
CM advised them to identify five areas of expertise for every institute which will be examined by the State Government to partner with them on common areas of interest and priority.
CM stated that this arrangement will be mutually beneficial and State will benefit from the top-quality research work from these institutions. Institutes too in turn will benefit from working on the real-life problems of the State.