Vice President of India: “Scientific Temper: A pre-requisite for Knowledge based Society”

600x380The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said there is a need to create the right ambiance and structures to encourage scientific research and innovations.

Shri M. Hamid Ansari said that a pre-requisite need for this is to develop an analytical approach that leads to rational thinking and the pursuit of truth without prejudice. One of the objectives of our Constitution is to make scientific temper the basis of all social interactions, he added. The Vice President said this in his address after launching of new look Rajya Sabha TV and inaugurating a panel discussion on “Scientific Temper: A pre-requisite for Knowledge based Society.”

Read the full text of the Vice President’s address on the PIB website.