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The Ministry of Science and Higher Education was instructed to promptly prepare proposals for a plan of major events dedicated to the Year of Science and Technology, which was announced by the President of Russia in 2021. This was reported in the office of the Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Chernyshenko.
“The President announced 2021 as the Year of Science and Technology. Today it is impossible to successfully carry out either economic or social transformations without science. And the outgoing year has confirmed the importance of the industry for human safety and quality of life. Therefore, our task is to seriously increase the intellectual potential in order to meet all modern challenges. Now we need to quickly and responsibly prepare for the most important event, mobilize all our forces. The instruction of the Ministry of Education and Science is to involve federal authorities, state corporations, development institutions, scientists, experts in this work. Next year should unite everyone so that our science reaches a new level and sets world trends in the development of modern technologies, ”the Deputy Prime Minister said in a statement circulated in the media.
The plan is supposed to be approved by the end of January next year, and the start of the main events is scheduled for February 8 – the Day of Russian Science.
“I think it is symbolic to designate the Day of Russian Science as the starting point for the implementation of the main activities of the plan. It should include events that are necessary and useful for the development of our science, and a separate line should include measures to support young scientists. Science should be actively replenished with young talents, and, as the President rightly noted, a focus on results is needed. The point is to create favorable conditions for study, work and open up wide opportunities for self-realization of young people, ”said Dmitry Chernyshenko.
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