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Haryana Government constituted Haryana State Innovation Council headed by Urvashi Gulati

India Current Affairs August 2011. Haryana Government declared the constitution of Haryana State Innovation Council headed by State Chief Secretary Urvashi Gulati for promotion of innovations

Aug 19, 2011 18:08 IST

The Haryana Government on 18 August 2011 declared the constitution of Haryana State Innovation Council headed by State Chief Secretary Urvashi Gulati for promotion of innovations.


Some of the members of the Council inculde Deep Kapuria, Chairman, Hi-tech Gears, Jitender Mehta, Managing Director, Omax Autos, Jayant Davar, Vice-Chairman and Managing Director, Sandhar Technologies; Arvind Kapur, Managing Director, Rico Auto Industries, Krishan Goyal, CMD Modern Dairies; Anil Gupta, Executive Chairman, National Innovation Foundation, Ahmedabad, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, and Director, IIM, Rohtak etc.


The Financial Commissioner and Principal Secretary, Science & Technology would be the Member-Secretary.


The Council is to identify and reward talent in innovation, encourage young talent in colleges, universities, medium and small-scale industries and R & D institutes in the State besides facilitating linkage or networks among all the educational and knowledge institutions at all levels. It would also encourage innovations in governance and public service delivery.


The State Government constituted a Service Delivery Review Committee headed by the Chief Secretary to recommend steps to ensure efficient and timely delivery of services to the citizens.