Confederation of Indian Industry Current Affairs, GK & News

Supply Chain Resilience Initiative

On April 27, 2021, India, Australia and Japan formally launched the Supply Chain Resilience Initiative. The initiative was launched to counter the dominance of China in the Global Supply Chain. It aims to prevent disruptions in the supply chain as seen during COVID-19 pandemic. The initiative will mainly focus on diversification of investment and digital ..

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Draft Electricity (Change in Law, Must-run status and Other matters) Rules 2020

On October 1, 2020, the Ministry of Power had released Draft Electricity (Change in Law, Must-run Status and Other Matters) rules, 2020. The ministry of power has issued draft rules to bring in quick compensation to power plants. This is because both the Gencos and Discoms are at financial distress. It aims at avoiding long ..

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High Level Industry Consultation organized to formulate STIP 2020

The Confederation of India Industry and Science Policy Forum are to organize a high-level industry consultation to formulate Science, Technology and Innovation Policy (STIP), 2020. Highlights The STIP, 2020 was flagged off by the Department of Science and Technology in the wake of COVID-19 crisis. The formulation of STIP 2020 was to be organized in ..

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Indira Gandhi International Airport becomes first Indian airport to be certified as single-use plastic-free

India’s leading airport, the Indira Gandhi International Airport of Delhi has recently become the first Indian airport to be certified as free from single-use plastic usage. The Confederation of Indian Industry-ITC Centre of Excellence for Sustainable Development (CII-ITC CESD) certified the airport. It was also the first Indian airport to make ‘single-use plastic-free’ commitment in 2019. ..

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Famous film festival “Berlinale” to be held from 20th February to 1st March

The 70th edition of the famous Berlin film festival “Berlinale” is set to be held from 20th February to 1st march, this year. The Ministry of Information & Broadcasting of India, in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), is participating in the festival. Union External Affairs Minister of India, S. Jaishankar will inaugurate the ..

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