Swachh Sci­ence

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Prime Min­is­ter Naren­dra Modi had a meet­ing re­cently with heads of the country’s sci­en­tific or­gan­i­sa­tions. The PM was keen to know about re­search on the lat­est tech­nolo­gies that will be re­leased soon. One se­nior sci­en­tist said his unit has been work­ing on tech­nol­ogy to save en­ergy in fac­to­ries for the past three decades and will soon re­lease a pro­to­type prod­uct. Im­pressed with their achieve­ments, the PM sug­gested that they should ap­ply their ex­per­tise to solve some of In­dia’s more ba­sic prob­lems. For in­stance, build­ing toi­lets on the coast for fish­ing com­mu­ni­ties. This has be­come next to im­pos­si­ble be­cause of wa­ter-log­ging.

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