Bhubaneswar: Former diplomat Gurjit Singh said India should promote collaborative research as innovation in the country is rare despite the fact that India constitutes the third largest bank of scientific manpower.

He was conducting a session on ‘How to make education engaging and impactful in google generation’ at the Sri Sri University near Cuttack on Sunday.

Gurjit Singh joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1980 has served countries like Japan, Indonesia, Nairobi, Ethiopia, Germany, Italy .  His contribution towards Afro-Asian solidarity is praise-worthy. He is an author, columnist, polyglot and is currently serving as the honorary professor of international relations at the IIT, Indore.

Vice chancellor, Prof Nand Lal , executive registrar,Cmde. Ghanashyam Ojha, director operations, Narendra Lamba and and director student affaris Chandrasekhar Panda were present in the one day workshop.