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  • 10-Jun-2020
  • 2020 ലെ G7 Summit ന് വേദിയാകുന്ന രാജ്യം

    USA

  • 08-Jun-2020
  • Virtual Global Vaccine Summit 2020 നു വേദിയായത്

    United Kingdom

  • 13-Mar-2020
  • Hyderabad hosts “Wings India 2020”

    Ministry of Civil Aviation and Airports Authority of India (AAI) along with the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organizing “Wings India 2020” event at Hyderabad, Telangana. “Wings India 2020” is a civil aviation business exhibition and air show which is organized once in every two years.

    The “Wings India 2020” business exhibition will feature the participation of aviation majors including Airbus, Boeing and others in the Business to Business and Business to Government meetings taking place during the event. The business exhibition will also feature the dazzling aerobatics twice a day, to be performed by two teams namely “Sarang”, the helicopter aerobatics team of Indian Air Force and “Global Stars” of British pilots on fixed wing aircrafts. About 1000 delegates from worldwide, are expected to participate in the event.

  • 05-Mar-2020
  • Pune to host 108th Indian Science Congress in 2021

    Pune will host the 108th Indian Science Congress in January 2021, the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) has announced. This will be the fourth time that the city will host the prestigious meet in the last 100 years.

    The event, set to be held at Symbiosis International University’s Lavale campus between January 3 and 7 next year, will be themed on ‘Science and Technology for Sustainable Development with Women Empowerment’ and focus on economic growth, environmental protection and social inclusion of all communities using science and technology. It will also see deliberations on providing equal opportunities to women in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM), while achieving sustainable development.

  • 04-Mar-2020
  • 19th World Productivity Congress 2020 to be held in Bengaluru

    The 19th edition of World Productivity Congress (WPC) will be held from May 6 to May 8, 2020, in Bengaluru, Karnataka. World Productivity Congress is the world’s largest convention for productivity development that shape future productivity growth.

    The theme of 19th World Productivity Congress is “Industry 4.0: Innovation and Productivity”. The theme represents the Fourth Industrial Revolution that amalgamates the capabilities of humans and machines. India is hosting the conference after a gap of 45 years. Before this, the country hosted the WPC in the year 1974.

  • 02-Mar-2020
  • New Delhi hosts 11th National Krishi Vigyan Kendra Conference 2020

    The 11th National Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) Conference 2020 on ‘Empowering Youth for Technology Led Farming’ has been inaugurated in New Delhi. The conference was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar. A number of Krishi Vigyan Kendra publications and various products developed by the Krishi Vigyan Kendras were also released during the conference. The conference was organized by Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

    The conference aimed to highlight the technology-led farming and youth entrepreneurship via agriculture. It also stressed upon the support from agricultural scientists to the marginalised farmers.

  • Delhi hosts 91st Annual General Meeting of the ICAR Society

    The 91st Annual General Meeting of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) Society was held in Delhi. The Annual General Meeting was chaired by the Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar. During the meeting, the minister announced that in order to promote cooperative farming, government will soon register 10,000 new Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs). The government has also made a budgetary provision to provide each FPO a sum of Rs. 15 lakh for all farming related activities including sowing, harvesting along with distribution and marketing.

  • 28-Feb-2020
  • RAISE 2020 Summit to be held in New Delhi

    The Government of India (GoI) announced the mega event, RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020,’ to be held from April 11-12 in New Delhi. RAISE 2020 is India’s first Artificial Intelligence summit to be organized by the Government in partnership with Industry & Academia.

    The summit will be attended by experts of Artificial Intelligence from all over the world. It will focus on using AI towards social empowerment, transformation and inclusion and also in other key areas such as agriculture, healthcare, smart mobility and education. It is essential to implement AI in social transformation as it will help in bringing regulatory changes. It will improve the efficiency of workplaces.

  • 27-Feb-2020
  • BIMSTEC to connect 3000 km long power grid from Myanmar-Thailand to India

    Bay of Bengal Initiative for Multi-Sectoral Technical and Economic Cooperation (BIMSTEC) is working on a project of connecting about 3,000 kilometre-long power grid from Myanmar-Thailand to India.

    The above announcement was made during the inauguration of the Conference on Enhancing Energy Cooperation in the BIMSTEC Region, which was held in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The 3,000 kilometre-long BIMSTEC regional power grid will come up with various advantages. The member country’s demand of energy will be ensured with the introduction of power grid. It will also benefit consumers with uninterrupted power supply at economical prices.

    The 3,000 kilometre-long BIMSTEC regional power grid will be established on the basis of memorandum of understanding signed by the BIMSTEC countries in 2018. BIMSTEC is a regional group of seven countries including Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Thailand and Myanmar. The group promotes regional cooperation by keeping in mind an objective of rapid economic development.

  • 25-Feb-2020
  • North East SDG Conclave 2020 to be held in Assam

    NITI Aayog is organizing Sustainable Development Goals Conclave 2020: Partnerships, Cooperation and Development of North Eastern states- in Guwahati, Assam, from Monday.  The inaugural session will be held on Monday evening in presence all Chief Ministers of North Eastern states among others.

    The three-day event will see representations from the North Eastern states, Central Ministries, academia, civil society and international development organizations. Following the inaugural session, the technical sessions would include SDG localization in the North East, economic prosperity and sustainable livelihoods, climate adaptive agriculture, health and nutrition among others. 

    NITI Aayog has the mandate of overseeing the adoption and monitoring of SDGs at the national and sub-national level. Progress in the northeast region is crucial in this decade of action for the country to achieve the SDGs by 2030. This conclave is part of the NITI Aayog’s continuous efforts towards fostering partnerships at the sub-national level.

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