February 16 Sci-Tech Prize Awarded,
February 16 Science and Technology Prize and Scientific and Technological Innovation Prize have been conferred on scientific and technological achievements conducive to consolidating the independence and Juche character of the national economy, improving the people's standard of living and fully demonstrating the development of the Juche-oriented science.
Certificates and medals of the prizes have been conferred on more than 10 scientific and technological findings which substantially helped to further boost the foundations of the self-supporting economy, improve the people's standard of living and their health and develop the Juche-oriented science by powerfully propelling the development of various fields of the national economy such as metallurgical, electrical power and coal industries.
Certificates went to scientists, technicians and officials of the units who undertook major projects, including
Chae Yong Chol, section chief of Hamhung University of Hydraulic Engineering, Im Song Jin, section chief of
Certificates of the best scientists and technicians of the state for 2020 were conferred on them as they have made distinguished contributions to developing the country's economy and science and technology, remaining true to the Party's line of prioritizing science and technology with high practical ability and results.