From Chairman’s Desk1 min read
KSTA completed 17 years of its establishment on 5 September, with notable contributions to ‘Science for Society’ in the State. We would like to thank everyone associated with the Academy for their association and guidance over the years.
The Academy sponsored a National Conference on ‘Science & Technology for Start ups’ at the Siddaganga Institute of Technology, Tumakuru, during 19-21 July, 2022, drawing a large number of participants and formulating a road map on the subject. A three days’ S&T Conference in Kannada was also sponsored at the Karnataka College, Bidar, during 14-16 September, 2022.
The Awards Ceremony, 2022 was organized at the Academy on 2nd August, 2022, inaugurated by Dr. Ashwath Narayan, C.N. Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education, Electronics, IT BT Science & Technology, Skill Development, Entrepreneurship and Livelihood Departments, Government of Karnataka, as the Chief Guest. Prof. Ajay K. Sood, Principal Scientific Advisor to the Hon’ble Prime Minister graced the occasion and spoke on S&T strides and future possibilities. With four Lifetime Achievement Awards and 50 Fellowships, the Programme assumes special significance in the context of Azadi ka Amrut Mahotsav celebrations.
As in the previous quarters, KSTA sponsored and collaborated with several organisations in S&T programmes both at the Academy and in different locations, along with the publications disseminated across the State. The guidance and inputs received from the Members are gratefully acknowledged.
– S. Ayyappan