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Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas launches Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi

Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan has recently launched Atal Community Innovation Centre (ACIC) in New Delhi to encourage the spirit of innovation at the community level. The aim of the initiative is to encourage the spirit of innovation through solution-driven design thinking to serve society. The ACIC is a ..


US launches ‘Fair Value for Innovation’ at Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi

The United States has launched a new innovation initiative titled ‘Fair Value for Innovation’ at the 4th edition of the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi. The initiative was launched by the Global Innovation Policy Center (GIPC) of United States Chamber of Commerce. It will examine economic underpinnings that would enable breakthrough innovation, and explore how ..


Innovate India Platform jointly launched by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and MyGov

The citizen centric online portal “Innovate India Platform” has been jointly launched by NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and MyGov on July 26, 2018. The portal will serve as the common point for all the innovation happening across the nation. Through the portal, users can view, comment, share, and rate the innovations crowdsourced on ..


India ranked 53rd among 60 countries in 2017 Digital Evolution Index (DEI).

India has been ranked 53rd among 60 countries in the 2017 Digital Evolution Index (DEI). The list is topped by Norway, followed by Sweden, Switzerland, Denmark and Finland. The Fletcher School at Tufts University, in partnership with Mastercard, presented the Digital Evolution Index (DEI) 2017. The Index is a comprehensive research that tracks the progress ..


Global Competitiveness Index 2015

The 2015 Global Competitiveness Index of the economic talk shop World Economic Forum has placed India on 55th place among 140 economies. This report defines competitiveness as ‘set of institutions, policies and factors’ that determine the level of productivity in an economy. WEF has been releasing such reports from 2006 onwards. Switzerland, Singapore, United States ..


India to partner European Nations in Social Science Research

The Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), for the first time, collaborate with four European countries in multi-lateral Social Science research. The projects for networking and social science research cooperation in b/w the researchers of these nations have been approved. Who are these organizations? The organizations with which India will collaborate are: The French ..