Bengaluru: Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Trade (FICCI) and ThinkThrough Consulting Bangladesh has partnered to collectively promote and commercialize grassroot applied sciences developed in India and Bangladesh.
The announcement was made as a part of the Rural Expertise Motion Group (RuTAG) commercialization programme, on the sidelines of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s go to to Bangladesh.
A bouquet of 49 applied sciences acquired underneath the RuTAG programme will probably be provided to trade, social startups, and non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in Bangladesh, FICCI mentioned in an announcement.
These applied sciences have been developed at RuTAG centres housed throughout seven Indian Institutes of Expertise (IITs) in India and concentrate on issues related to marginal communities in rural areas.
The applied sciences are throughout a variety of sectors together with atmosphere, agriculture and farming, textiles, manufacturing, meals processing, and aquaculture amongst others. Moreover expertise switch, capability constructing assist and digital coaching classes will even be offered to Bangladesh entrepreneurs to seamlessly take in the Indian applied sciences.
“By the RuTAG Program, FICCI stays dedicated to scale Indian improvements in BIMSTEC nations with a particular concentrate on Bangladesh. Bangladesh has been a long-standing growth accomplice of India and there’s large potential for our nations on collaborating on the expertise entrance,” mentioned Sanjay Nayak, chair, FICCI S&T Committee.