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New policy will boost engineering R&D in Karnataka: DCM

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Govt will provide subsidies and concessions to ER&D players: Narayan

BENGALURU:

The government of Karnataka is taking all measures to upgrade higher education and a new engineering R&D (ER&D) policy will be rolled out on March 2, Deputy Chief Minister Dr CN Ashwath Narayan, who also holds the Higher Education portfolio, said on Friday.

He was speaking after the stone-laying ceremony for the construction of an annexe to the Government Women’s Polytechnic College here.

The state leads the country in engineering R&D and the new policy will bring about a paradigm change in the sector by awarding subsidies and concessions to eligible players, he said.

Women’s polytechnic upgrade

The DCM said the Government Women’s Polytechnic College would be upgraded. He added that it had been decided after wide consultations to rename it ‘Nalwadi Krishnaraja Wodeyar Campus’.

College principal Salma, who is due to retire on February 28, was felicitated on the occasion.

A Devegowda, MLC, P Prabhakar, Commissioner, Department of Collegiate and Technical Education, and Talwar, Director of the Department, were present.

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