India gets 1st hi-tech FERRET facility for Vaccine R&D; MoS PMO marks THSTI foundation day


In the wake of COVID-19 pandemic, MoS PMO Dr Jitendra Singh on Thursday inaugurated a number of new scientific facilities, including India’s first-ever FERRET facility for vaccine research and development. While addressing the inaugural event, Singh said, “India is destined to be a global leader in science”.

The MoS PMO participated in the 12th foundation day of the ‘Translational Health Science and Technology Institute’ (THSTI), a Faridabad-based institute under the Department of Biotechnology (DBT). While addressing the institute members, Dr Singh said, “The present government has given a special fillip to science and technology. India’s prowess in science is going to have a major role in the making of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ (self-reliant India)”.

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