Several Indian-origin scientists abroad keen to return home: Union Minister

"India is currently witnessing a reverse brain drain, with some Indian-origin scientists eager to return home," said Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of Science and Technology

Several Indian-origin scientists abroad keen to return home: Union Minister

"India is currently witnessing a reverse brain drain, with some Indian-origin scientists eager to return home," said Jitendra Singh, the Union Minister of Science and Technology at an event to commemorate the Department of Biotechnology's (DBT) 36th Foundation Day at the Regional Centre of Biotechnology in Faridabad, Haryana

Union Minister of Science and Technology Jitendra Singh . Credits : Twitter/@PIB_India

While releasing new guidelines for "ease of doing science: toward "less government more governance," the minister said that several science schemes, such as the Ramalingaswami reentry Fellowship, are luring Indian scientists back to their homeland. He also credited PM Narendra Modi for creating such a conducive environment.