Cooperation in S&T, education key to Indo-US ties: Roemer

US Ambassador Timothy J Roemer today said cooperation in the field of science and technology and education is important for Indo-US strategic ties and pitched for more participation of women in these areas.

Last Updated: Aug 26, 2010, 21:06 PM IST

New Delhi: US Ambassador Timothy J Roemer
today said cooperation in the field of science and technology
and education is important for Indo-US strategic ties and
pitched for more participation of women in these areas.

"Cooperation between India and the US in science and
technology and education is important for the strategic ties
between the two countries," he said at a conference on "Women
in Science".

Underlining the importance of greater participation of
women in scientific and technological research, he said, "when
women do better, the world does better."

Speaking on the occasion, US Assistant Secretary of State
for Scientific Affairs Kerri Ann Jones said more efforts are
needed to woo women into the fields of science and
technology.

The conference was also addressed by Secretary in the
Ministry of Science and Technology T Ramasami.

PTI