Engineering sector should be made more useful: Minister Karki


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Kathmandu, Aug 7: Minister for Communications and Information Technology Gyanendra Bahadur Karki spoke of the need to make the engineering sector more creative, professional and useful.     

At a programme organized by LOCUS, Pulchowk Campus here today in view of the 19th national technological festival scheduled for February next year, Minister Karki said that the engineering sector would play a significant role in building a 'prosperous Nepal'. "The role of the engineering sector is vital for the society's transformation," the Minister said, expressing his hopefulness that steps to taken by engineers would take forward our society. He reaffirmed the government's commitment to extend support to the engineering sector.     

He viewed that the engineers, through creations and innovations, should make the lives of people easier considering the issues facing the Nepali society and country.     

The Minister viewed that we all should pay attention to the marketization of innovation and creations in the engineering sector.     

LOCUS is an umbrella organization led by undergraduate students of Electrical, Electronics and Computer Engineering departments from Pulchowk Campus. The organization, established in 2003, has been organizing the 'Technological Festival' annually which brings together technology enthusiasts from various schools and colleges to exhibit their talents.     

Also speaking in the programme, Dipesh Bista, information, technology and communication expert of Prime Minister Sher Bahadur Deuba expressed his confidence that the engineering sector would contribute significantly to accomplish the government's 'Digital Nepal Framework' campaign. (RSS)

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