The Union Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan has conveyed good wishes of Shri Narendra Modi government to all the scientists at the Bharati research station at Antarctica from the National Center for Antarctica and Ocean Research (NCAOR) in Goa. He was speaking in a tele-conference with them from NCAOR last evening. The minister earlier visited all the labs and facilities at the institute. Various scientists thereat have briefed him of the research findings. The issue of increasing level of carbon dioxide in atmosphere and its impact on climate change over the years also came up for discussion. The minister said that processes for procurement of all the required equipment for research at Antarctica will be expedited so that effective research is undertaken there.