Naveen seeks National Importance Status for NISER
Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking Institute of National Importance status for the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER).
The CM urged the PM to confer the status of national importance through an Act of Parliament.
“I would like to state that by dedicating the National Institute of Science Education and Research (NISER) Bhubaneswar to the Nation, you have inspired the young scientists to cultivate innovation to serve the people. The Government of Odisha would also like to extend all possible support towards making NISER a world class institute”, Naveen wrote.
Patnaik also stated that the fact that NISER had been rated among the top five institutes in the country for its research contributions, as acknowledged by Nature Index of Institution Outputs, proves the importance of the Institute both nationally and globally.