ABOUT THE SCIENCE DIPLOMACY PROGRAMME
As part of its ongoing research studies on Science &Technology and Innovation, RIS together with the National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore has launched a major project for Science Diplomacy this year, which is funded by the Department of Science and Technology. The programme was launched on 7 May 2018 at New Delhi.
The key objective is to realize the potential of Science Diplomacy by various means, including:
- ♦ Capacity building in science diplomacy
- ♦ Developing networks and
- ♦ Science diplomacy for strategic thinking.
The program envisages leveraging the strengths and expertise of Indian Diaspora working in the field of S&T to help the nation meet its agenda in some select S&T sectors.