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Government to accelerate procuring equipment for Antarctica research

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New Delhi : Union Minister of Science and Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, said that government would speed-up the process of procuring all the required equipment for research at Antarctica. He also conveyed good wishes of Prime Minister Narendra Modi government to all the scientists at the Bharati research station at Antarctica from the National Center for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR) in Goa. “All the processes for procurement of all the required equipment for research at Antarctica will be expedited so that effective research is undertaken there,” Harsh Vardhan said while speaking in a tele-conference with scientists from NCAOR. The conversation also included the issue of increasing level of carbon dioxide in atmosphere and its impact on climate change over the years. The minister earlier had visited all the labs and facilities at the institute where various scientists briefed him of the research findings.

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Published on: Monday, September 28, 2015, 12:35 PM IST
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