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DST restructures FIST programme to cater to excessive-finish science, tech wants of startups

The Department of Science and Technology said on Saturday it's restructuring its Fund for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure in Universities and Bigger Academic Institutions (FIST) to cater to excessive-finish requirements of startups and industries and align it with the federal government’s ‘self-reliant India’ marketing campaign. The FIST programme will now be reinvented as FIST 2.0 to orient it in the direction of the goal of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ to operate learn and beauty infrastructure no longer accurate for experimental work however also to cater to theoretical work, solutions and entrepreneurship, said Sanjay Dhande, the chairperson of the FIST Advisory Board. This could occasionally operate a contemporary paradigm for FIST 2.0, he added. “The Department of Sc...