The State of the art Nano research facility is all set to come up in the premises of Bharathiyaar Univ. The first phase comprising of the infrastructure including various manufacturing units for defence equipments , research for medicines to control fatal diseases and chips for aiding visually impaired are coming up with the auspices of TN Govt, Univ Of Arkansas, DRDO and Bharathiyaar University. The TN govt has given Rs 100cr for this unit as seed money.
It is a good start, I should say, in integrating our technical resource pools into mainstream research. What comes out of it that can be afforded by common man has to be seen.
Also we don’t know what is the percentage of the effort that will directed towards the medicines for ailments when compared to the defence requirements.