CDRI Current Affairs, GK & News

CDRI or Coalition of Disaster Resilient Infrastructure is an international coalition in the field of disaster risk management. It was launched in 2019 by the Indian PM at the UN Climate Action Summit. The coalition involves 20 countries, UN agencies, private sector, multilateral development banks, etc. It is headquartered in New Delhi. The coalition focuses on developing resilience in infrastructure- economic, social and ecological- against disasters. Recently, the 3rd annual conference of CDRI was organised.

Central Drug Research Institute signs MoU to sequence virus strains

On April 18, 2020, the Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with King George Medical University to sequence the strains of COVID-19 virus samples obtained from different patients. What is the plan? According to the MoU, a Lucknow based lab is to sequence the virus strains. This is to ..

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UK confirmed as first co-chair to India led Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure

The United Kingdom is to co-chair India led CDRI (Global Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure). The CDRI was established by PM Modi at the G20 meet held in 2017 What is CDRI? Currently, there is no focus being provided to building disaster-resilient infrastructure. Currently, the focus is being provided only to natural disasters. Under this ..

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Cabinet approves setting up of international Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure in New Delhi

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved establishment of International Coalition for Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (CDRI) along with its supporting Secretariat Office in New Delhi. CDRI is proposed to be launched at United Nations (UN) Climate Action Summit scheduled to be held in New York, US on 23rd September 2019. Cabinet Approval ..

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