Science & technology, Playing significant role for the Socio-economic upliftment of the rural society. Most of the population in state lives in villages and far-flung areas. Rural people especially tribal’s are highly rich in traditional knowledge. In view of this a step in this direction was taken by initiating Rural Technology Application Centre under the M.P. Council of Science & Technology. Now this centre is engaged in promoting Rural Technologies for the benefit of the Society in a Scientific manner.
The objectives of the centre are :
To identify, preserve and promote rural innovative brains and practices. To apply these for the benefit of society in a scientific manner. To integrate traditional and ancient technology and practices with modern scientific Knowledge base with an aim to provide value addition to age long traditions and practices. The emphasis would be on”action through participation”