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Karnataka Knowledge Commission submits reports to CM

Posted on Jan 21, 08:11PM | UNI

The Karnataka Knowledge Commission headed by former ISRO Chairman and Planning Commission member K Kasturirangan today submitted its final set of reports to Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar to make the state a global Knowledge Hub.

Formed in 2008, the Commission consisting of eminent personalities in various spheres had recommended 89 measures to make the state a resource hub having rich talent pool.

Mr Shettar after accepting the report said the government will make all sincere efforts to implement the recommendations in toto.

The Government had already implemented 17 and 21 were in the final process. He thanked Dr Kasturirangan and other members for their outstanding contribution.

Dr Kasturirangan later told reporters that the Karnataka Knowledge Commission had emerged a model for other states to emulate. Even as they were making recommendations, the Commission was involved in their implementation and also came out with prototypes and model projects that could be scaled up and make delivery easy.

He said the recommendations of the Commission dove tailed with the Karnataka Vision for 2020.

The recommendations related to various sectors including education, skill development and public health.

Dr Kasturirangan said a clear picture on strategies evolved for implementing the recommendations would be known by the end of February.