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25 Sep
๐ŸŒ†Good evening and welcome everyone! ๐Ÿ’

We are all set for an In Conversation with Dr. Tessy Thomas #agniputhri #missilewoman Director General (#Aeronautical Systems) @DRDO_India.

Please post your recommendations, comments with #ChatwithTessyThomas

@APJAbdulKalam @mygovindia
The excitement in us has reached the threshold as we get set for an explosion of tweets as part of #ChatwithTessyThomas, In Conversation with series, track 1 #consultations of #STIP2020.

@Ashutos61 @guptaakhilesh63 @adityakaushik00 @Jengovz @nimita_pandey @ChagunBasha
All ready for launch 3โƒฃ2โƒฃ1โƒฃโ€ฆ.. Here we go! with
๐Ÿ’ซTessy Thomas, Director General, Aeronautical Systems @DRDO_India
๐Ÿ’ซ@adityakaushik00, Deputy Director, @WatFuture and ๐Ÿ’ซ@Jengovz DST-STI-Post-doctoral Policy fellow @IndiaDST @DSTCPRIISc
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18 Sep
๐ŸŒ„Good evening everyone!

Welcome to In Conversation with ๐ƒ๐ซ ๐‘ ๐‚๐ก๐ข๐๐š๐ฆ๐›๐š๐ซ๐š๐ฆ, Former Principal Scientific Adviser to Govt. of India, Chairman AEC & Secretary @DAEIndia๐Ÿ‘ฅ

๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธPlease post your recommendations, comments with #ChatwithRChidambaram
๐Ÿ‘ธ๐Ÿ‘ธThis live-tweet thread is curated by @AnamZille & @Jengovz on behalf of @spf_in

๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธOpening the session with a warm welcome by @ChagunBasha @DSTCPRIISc @PrinSciAdvGoI
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15 Sep
Good evening everyone! ๐ŸŒ‡๐Ÿ••
Welcome to In Conversation with Dr. Renu Swarup @RenuSwarup @DBTIndia

Please post your recommendations, comments with #ChatwithRenuSwarup.
This live-tweet thread is curated by @AnamZille & @Jengovz on behalf of @spf_in ๐Ÿ‘ง๐Ÿ‘ง

Opening the session with a warm welcome ๐Ÿ’๐Ÿ’by @ChagunBasha @DSTCPRIISc @PrinSciAdvGoI
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10 Sep
๐Ÿ“ข๐—ฆ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—ฎ๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜!

We are thrilled to announce our new series #Tech4India as part of the #ETI in partnership with #NESTMEA @MEAIndia & @PrinSciAdvOff

Stay tuned for:

๐Ÿ”ธInfo on key #emerging technologies & sectors ๐Ÿ“ก๐Ÿงฌ๐Ÿš€โš›๏ธ ๐Ÿค–

๐Ÿ”ธDetails on participation in the #ETI Image
#Tech4India

Recent advances in ๐—ค๐˜‚๐—ฎ๐—ป๐˜๐˜‚๐—บ ๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ต can bring paradigm shifts in #computing #communication & #cryptography affecting all sectors in the process

Participate in #ETI & help India prepare for the #QuantumRevolution 2.0โš›๏ธ

โ„น๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/initiatives/etโ€ฆ

#NESTMEA
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#Tech4India

We encourage people from varied backgrounds to form multidisciplinary teams and send us EoI on innovations like #QuantumComputing #QuantumCommunication & #QuantumNetworks

Selected teams will be invited to prepare a consolidated tech dev & adoption roadmap 4 ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ
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1 Sep
๐Ÿ“ขPolicy Recommendation Report Alert

โ€œTowards a Policy Framework for Indian SciCommโ€œ #scicomm #policy #draft is out and open! ๐Ÿ“–
Thank you everyone, for your inputs. ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ

๐Ÿ“œA copy has been submitted to #STIP2020 drafting process and @PrinSciAdvOff

โ–ถ๏ธbit.ly/SciComm-Policy
๐Ÿ“Way forward? ๐Ÿ‘‡ Image
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31 Aug
๐Ÿ“ขNew Initiative!

We are thrilled to announce ๐—˜๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ด ๐—ง๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐—ต๐—ป๐—ผ๐—น๐—ผ๐—ด๐—ถ๐—ฒ๐˜€ ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ถ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ถ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ #๐—˜๐—ง๐—œ in partnership with the New Emerging & Strategic Technologies (NEST) Division of @MEAIndia and the Office of the PSA @PrinSciAdvOff

โ„น๏ธโ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/initiatives/etโ€ฆ Image
The vision of #๐—˜๐—ง๐—œ is to understand, analyse & anticipate the impact of #emerging #strategic #disruptive #futuristic & #critical technologies on #economies #social_equity #security & #international_relations

Further, identify opportunities and prepare action-oriented roadmaps Image
Participants from diverse fields including but not limited to #Technology #Innovation & #SocialSciences are encouraged to form #multidisciplinary, multi-institution teams and get involved in the #ETI

If you are interested, contact us:
๐Ÿ“ฉpartnership@thesciencepolicyforum.org
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28 Aug
๐Ÿ“ŒThe countdown has begun..๐Ÿ’ซWe are just about to take you off on a marathon of tweets with our Honโ€™ble Minister @drharshvardhan as part of the track 1 #consultations of #STIP2020 ๐ŸŽ‰

#sciencepolicy #scipol #science #ScienceRising #ScienceTwitter #Science4Policy
#AdvancingSciPol
Tighten your seatbelts we are going LIVE in 3โƒฃ,2โƒฃ,1โƒฃโ€ฆ.. Here we go!

#ChatWithDrHarshVardhan on

@mygovindia @IndiaDST@PrinSciAdvGoI @Ashutos61 @guptaakhilesh63@ChagunBasha@nimita_pandey
Good afternoon everyone! ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒฆ๏ธ
Welcome to In Conversation with Dr. Harsh Vardhan @drharshvardhan, Honโ€™ble Minister of S&T @MoHFW_INDIA @moesgoi

Please post your recommendations, comments with #ChatWithDrHarshVardhan
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19 Aug
๐Ÿ”ŠSeries alert!

We are thrilled to announce our new series ๐Š๐ง๐จ๐ฐ ๐ญ๐ก๐ž ๐“๐ก๐ž๐ฆ๐š๐ญ๐ข๐œ ๐†๐ซ๐จ๐ฎ๐ฉ๐ฌ (๐“๐†๐ฌ) to put across:
๐Ÿงknow-hows of TGs for #STIP2020 policymaking process,
๐Ÿคbringing fosterers of STIP2020 Track 2 discussions,
โŒšstarting tonight,
๐Ÿ”„ every evening. Image
๐“๐†1โƒฃ Access๐Ÿ‘to Knowledge & Resources๐Ÿ“–

Addressed challenges of #openscience๐Ÿ”“ in #India ๐Ÿ‡ฎ๐Ÿ‡ณ by devising sharing mechanisms for #research #publications ๐Ÿ“ฐ, #data๐Ÿ“‚, open-source #software๐Ÿ’ป, educational #resources ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿซ๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“, library ๐Ÿ“š,#research facilities๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐Ÿ”ฌ

thesciencepolicyforum.org/thematic-groupโ€ฆ Image
๐“๐†2โƒฃ Agriculture, Water and Food Security๐Ÿ”๐ŸŒพ๐Ÿฅค๐Ÿฅ—

Addresses the creation of a strong nexus in #Agriculture ๐ŸŒฑ๐Ÿง…๐Ÿฅฌ, #Water ๐ŸŒŠand #FoodSecurity ๐ŸŒฝ๐Ÿ”through a robust STI enabling environment โ™ป๏ธ๐ŸŒ.

thesciencepolicyforum.org/thematic-groupโ€ฆ Image
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22 Jul
๐Ÿ“ข
๐—ง๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

A #podcast series in partnership with the #community radios across the country to raise awareness about the relevance & importance of the #STIP2020 #policymaking process in the regional languages!

Tune in:
โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/science-technoโ€ฆ

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We aim to reach out to a diverse audience in various regional languages ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธthrough this #community radios-based #podcast series

All the feedback & questions we receive from this interaction will be curated and included in the broader #STIP2020 policy design!!

@AmritaM95

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๐—ง๐—ต๐—ผ๐˜‚๐—ด๐—ต๐˜๐˜€ ๐—ณ๐—ผ๐—ฟ ๐—œ๐—ป๐—ฑ๐—ถ๐—ฎ๐ŸŽ™๏ธ

#STIP2020 @IndiaDST @PrinSciAdvOff

@NITIAayog @HRDministry @DBTIndia

@IAScBng @insa_academy @statesntcouncil @DAEIndia @AIMtoInnovate @agnii_goi @icarindia @ICMRDELHI @NCSTC_DST @ncsmgoi @CSIR_IND @DRDO_India @NCSTC_DST

@gubbilabs

3/6
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21 Jul
We are ready for an #inclusive deliberation: Towards a #PolicyFramework for #Indian #SciComm in partnership with @scicommsci.๐Ÿฅณ
Will be discussing #Ecosystem & #Training, #Diversity & #Inclusivity for #Indian #Scicomm.

Day 2 discussion commences in a few minutes!!
#PFI_SciComm
This live-tweet thread is curated by @AnamZille, @yaskap94 & @ChampakSuchitha on behalf of @spf_in & @scicommsci. ๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป๐Ÿ‘ฉโ€๐Ÿ’ป
๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธYesterday we discussed #funding and #infrastructure, #multidisciplinary #scicomm #research. Hereโ€™s the live tweet thread:
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20 Jul
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๐Ÿค”๐—œ๐——๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—›๐—ข๐—ก: An Idea can change our Policy๐Ÿ’ก

An opportunity for people to share their ideas about the STI ecosystem!!

Theme: #Vision2040

Use any creative form of expression- text or visual without any barriers of format!

โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/science-technoโ€ฆ

@IndiaDST

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*Kids*

Become a part of the India's #STI policymaking process by sharing your idea through the ๐—œ๐——๐—˜๐—”๐—ง๐—›๐—ข๐—ก ๐Ÿง 

Jump into the competition and win exciting prizes!

Fill up the details here and your idea would reach us โ€“ forms.gle/LrHfG1qfw4zeEPโ€ฆ

Let your ideas shine!!

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16 Jul
๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€: An opportunity to direct your Policy!!

As a part of the extended Public and Expert consultation for India's upcoming #STIP2020, we present to you Simple and Focused Surveys to capture your thoughts and suggestions!!

โ„น๏ธ โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/science-technoโ€ฆ

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No one can predict the future but our actions today can help make a better one

Here is a chance to participate in the formulation of the #STIP2020 to make a better future

Become a part of the policymaking process by sharing your idea through the ๐—ฃ๐—ผ๐—น๐—ถ๐—ฐ๐˜† ๐—–๐—ผ๐—บ๐—ฝ๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€

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12 Jul
๐Ÿ“ข
๐—ข๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ โœ๏ธ

Tell us what you think and envision about Science & Technology and its effect on you, in your mother tongue!

Let language not be the barrier!

Send your writings to us: indiawritesforstip@gmail.com

โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/science-technoโ€ฆ

@IndiaDST @gubbilabs Image
No one can predict the future but our actions today can help make a better one

Here is a chance to participate in the formulation of the #STIP2020 to make a better future

Become a part of the #STI policymaking process by sharing your idea through the ๐—ข๐—ฝ๐—ฒ๐—ป ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐˜๐˜๐—ฒ๐—ฟ

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9 Jul
๐Ÿ“ข
16th & last panel discussion in our series is on the 'Weather and Climate Research & Services in India'

Join us on 11/07, 6PM for discussion with our distinguished panellists!

๐Ÿ“Register & post your questions:

โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/event/weather-โ€ฆ

Use #AskSTIP2020Climate

@IndiaDST Image
It is today!!

Join us for discussion on the 'Weather and Climate Research & Services in India'

Reg: thesciencepolicyforum.org/event/weather-โ€ฆ

Use #AskSTIP2020Climate for questions

Today's moderators @guptaakhilesh63 & @nimita_pandey will take them up.
Social media moderator: @dakshatasd

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Our eminent panellists for today are:

Prof. SK Das
President Indian Meteorological Society and Former Professor IIT Delhi @iitdelhi

Dr M.Mohapatra
DG, Indian Meteorological Department @Indiametdept, Ministry of Earth Sciences @moesgoi , Government of India @mygovindia

2/4
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8 Jul
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15th panel discussion in our series is on the 'STI Policy Governance & Program Linkages'

Join us on 10/07, 6PM for discussion with our distinguished panellists!

๐Ÿ“Register & post your questions/comments
Use #AskSTIP2020Policy

โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/event/stip2020โ€ฆ

@IndiaDST #STIP2020 Image
It is today!!

Join us for discussion on the 'STI Policy Governance & Program Linkages'

Reg:
thesciencepolicyforum.org/event/stip2020โ€ฆ

Use #AskSTIP2020Policy for questions!

Our moderators @ChagunBasha & @nimita_pandey will take them up
Social media moderators: @AmritaM95 & @009ItsJustSid

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Our distinguished panellists for today's session are:

Dr. Hiro Bhojwani
Former Head, Research Planning & Business Development, CSIR @CSIR_IND

Ms. Mugdha Sinha
Secretary, S&T, Government of Rajasthan @DstRajasthan
@RajGovOfficial

@statesntcouncil @AIUIndia

2/3
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7 Jul
๐Ÿ“ข
14th panel discussion in our series is on the 'Mega Science and International S&T Engagement'

Join us on 09/07, 6PM for discussion with our distinguished panellists!

๐Ÿ“Register & post your questions:
โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/event/stip2020โ€ฆ

Use #AskSTIP2020International

@IndiaDST

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The distinguished panellists for this session are:

Dr. Srikumar Banerjee
Homi Bhabha Chair Professor,
Department of Atomic Energy @DAEIndia
Former Director @IndiaBARC

Dr. BN Suresh
Chancellor,
Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology @IIST_Trivandrum
@isro

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Contd...

Dr. Archana Sharma @archanasharmagv
Principal Scientist,
European Organisation for Nuclear Research @CERN

Dr. Sachin Chaturvedi @Sachin_Chat
Director General, Research and Information System for Developing Countries @RIS_NewDelhi @fisd19

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3 Jul
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11th panel discussion in our series is on the Data, Ethics & Regulatory Frameworks

Join us on 06/07, 6PM for discussion with our distinguished panellists!!

๐Ÿ“Register & post your questions/comments

Use #AskSTIP2020Data

#STIP2020

@IndiaDST @PrinSciAdvOff @NITIAayog Image
It is tomorrow!!

Join us for discussion on the Data, Ethics & Regulatory Frameworks

๐Ÿ“Reg:
thesciencepolicyforum.org/event/stip2020โ€ฆ

Use #AskSTIP2020Data for questions

Our moderators #DrNidhiThakur & @subhodeepjash
will take them up

Social media moderators: @dakshatasd & @009ItsJustSid

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Our distinguished panellists for this session are:

Dr. Geeta Gouri
Distinguished Fellow, India Development Foundation
Gurgaon
@ccsindia @CCI_India

Prof. Prabuddha Ganguli
CEO, Vision IPR, Mumbai
@WIPO @NDLIndia

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2 Jul
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10th panel discussion in our series is on the Skilled Human Resources and Capacity Building

Join us on 04/07, 6PM for discussion with our distinguished panellists!

๐Ÿ“Register & post your questions/comments
Use #AskSTIP2020HumanResources

โ–ถ๏ธthesciencepolicyforum.org/event/killed-hโ€ฆ

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It is today!!

Join us for discussion on the Skilled Human Resources & Capacity Building

Register:
thesciencepolicyforum.org/event/killed-hโ€ฆ

Use #AskSTIP2020HumanResources for questions
Our moderators @Saumya804 & @Sudhira will take them up. Social media moderators: @Famida_Khan_ & #Saurabh 1/3
Our distinguished panellists:

Prof. Pankaj Jalote
Distinguished Professor & Former Director, @IIITDelhi

Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh
Vice Chancellor, @ShivNadarUniv

Dr. Shakila T Shamsu
Former OSD (NEP),
Secretary to the Committee to Draft National Education Policy @HRDministry 2/3
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13 Jun
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#STIP2020 public consultation aims to engage with diverse voices for enriching the policy drafting process.

@spf_in jointly with #STIP2020 Secretariat and @gubbilabs, has designed six activities to guide the representative vision of this process ๐Ÿ—ฃ๏ธ๐Ÿง โœ๏ธ๐Ÿ—ณ๏ธ

@IndiaDST (1/7) Image
'In Conversation with'

Moderated interactions with institutional leaders, industry leaders and thought leaders in various fields including parliamentarians, policy scholars and eminent researchers. These will be in online format & open to the public participation (2/7) Image
'Thematic Panels'

Online thematic discussions with experts deliberating on diverse topics and issues relevant for #STIP2020 followed by a Q&A session open to the public participation (3/7) Image
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12 Jun
become more imaginative ...get people from all over the world come together to solve problems
climate change . global warming and mitigation
More environmental and ecological research #biodiversity

Information- converting information into knowledge and converting knowledge into decision making.. "#ArtificialIntelligence is going to change lives all over the world. "- @PrinSciAdvGoI
balance data with the consequences is a challenge...Mission to understand data and use.. "ALL students must be adept at understanding data and hence we will not be afraid what other will do with our data"
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12 Jun
"India one of the few postcolonial countries that has invested in the development of the people but also in #ScienceandTech.
Why should there be an S&T policy
Early agricultural settlements transformed nature by doomestication of animals ...first examples of engineering nature
agriculture first example of the use of technology
Astounding transformation in the use of nature which took new leaps with industrialisation
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