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Ministry of Earth Sciences invited suggestion on Draft Blue Economy Policy

The Ministry of Earth Sciences has asked for suggestions on the Draft Blue Economy Policy for India. The stakeholders such as NGOs, industry, academia and citizens have been asked to submit their inputs and ideas by 27th February 2021. Key Facts The Draft Blue Economy Policy was created by the government outlining the vision and ..

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Mission Sagar-II: INS AIRAVAT enters Port Sudan

On October 2, 2020, the Indian Naval Ship Airavat entered Port Sudan as part of Mission Sagar Phase II. Under Mission Sagar, India is currently providing assistance to its friendly foreign countries to help them overcome COVID-19 pandemic and natural calamities. INS Airavat was carrying a consignment of 100 tonnes of food aid. Highlights In ..

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Sixth Session of India-Norway Joint commission held

On October 13, 2020, the Sixth Session of India-Norway Joint Commission was held. India was represented by the External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar. Key Highlights The ministers welcomed the establishment of COVAX during the meet. Both the countries agreed to engage in regular consultations on the issues of United Nations Security Council. The countries also ..

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India-Norway Task Force on Blue Economy for Sustainable Development inaugurated

The India-Norway Task Force on Blue Economy for Sustainable Development was recently inaugurated by India’s Earth Sciences Minister- Harsh Vardhan and Norway’s Minister for Climate and Environment. The two countries also started a new framework for cooperation in ‘Integrated Ocean Management & Research’. The task force was introduced in January 2019, jointly by the Prime Ministers ..

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Kufos’ first global conference on blue economy

The Kerala University of Fisheries and Ocean Studies (KUFOS) is set to organize Aquabe 2019 –India’s first international conference on Blue Economy and Aquatic Resources from November 28 to 30. Around 500 stakeholders representing various countries are expected to be the part of this conference to discuss the potential of development and growth of the ..

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