Source: News Bharati English06 May 2016 17:14:50

New Delhi, May 6: Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan held a meeting with the Japanese Minister for Education, Culture, Sports, Science & Technology (MEXT) Hirodie Hase in New Delhi on Friday. The meeting aimed at Science & Technology collaboration was a follow up of the six-month earlier meeting held in Japan. 
India and Japan have immense potential to further strengthen their collaboration in Science & Technology. There are several joint projects which are already in progress and more are in the planning process. India and Japan are in close collaboration on several focus areas and projects like Artificial Intelligence, Energy, Ocean Sciences and Marine Instrumentation, High Skill Development, Use & Analysis of Big Data, Research & Development and Bio Information. 

These projects include the exchange of students of both countries, training for Indian scientists, Joint research programmes and scholarships. Both the governments attach a lot of significance on the joint collaborations in various spheres of Science & Technology.