PM Modi opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science here.

Bengaluru: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science here.

The centre is designed to provide research and technology leadership in the areas of nano-electronics and nanotechnology, key to the "Make in India" initiative in the field of electronics.

Modi later visited the centre, which is considered to be the most sophisticated and comprehensive cluster of micro and nano-tech laboratories in India, benchmarked against the best in the world, an official statement said.

The prime minister also unveiled the foundation stone of the Centre for Brain Research being established as an autonomous wing of the IISc.

He was also apprised of several research activities at the institute and its initiatives in areas such as solar energy, water management, and agriculture, the statement said.

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