The Minister of Education encourages the younger generation to switch to technology

The Minister of Education encourages the younger generation to switch to technology

National Science Week (NSW) was officially launched by the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Education, Higher Education, Science and Technology, Leela Devi Dukon-Lochumon, at the Rajiv Gandhi Science Center (RGSC), Wednesday 10 May.

In her speech, Leela Devi Dukun-Lochumon highlighted the important role that science plays in the economy of the country and in the lives of the people as a whole. “It is important to encourage the younger generation to engage in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) in order to explore new opportunities,” said the minister.

To ensure that students participate in technology, the Ministry of Education is providing them with new platforms. With this in mind, workshops on coding at the elementary level are being organized. Minister Dookun-Luchoomun also spoke about the current new trends, namely artificial intelligence, ChatGPT and bots, but without neglecting to talk about the negative consequences that they can cause if misused.

India’s High Commissioner to Mauritius, Nandini Singla, who was also present, spoke of the “strong and longstanding bilateral relationship between India and Mauritius”. She also affirmed India’s support to Mauritius in promoting science, technology and innovation in all spheres of society.

It should be noted that New South Wales 2023 started on May 8 and will end on May 12.

National Science Week: The Minister of Education encourages the younger generation to embrace technology

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