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India Innovation Index, 2020

The NITI Aayog is to launch the second edition of India Innovation Index. The Index ranks states of the country based on how they support innovation. The first edition of India Innovation Index was launched in 2019. About India Innovation Index The India Innovation Index was developed on the lines of Global Innovation Index. It ..

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Harvesting Water from Air

Context in Current Affairs: A team of researchers at the Indian Institute of Technology-Guwahati (IIT-G) have developed a method for harvesting water from humid air. About the Method This method involves spraying a sponge-like porous polymeric material on a normal printer paper. As per the researchers, this method can also be used in underwater hulls ..

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Kris Gopalakrishnan appointed the first Chairperson of Reserve Bank Innovation Hub

On November 17, 2020, Kris Gopalakrishnan, the former co-chairman and co-founder of Infosys was appointed as the first Chairperson of Reserve Bank Innovation Hub. He was appointed by the Reserve Bank of India. The Reserve Bank Innovation Hub aims to promote innovation across financial sector. Reserve Bank Innovation Hub The RBI set up the hub ..

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‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ Launched by DRDO

The Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO) has launched the innovation contest ‘Dare to Dream 2.0’ on the 5th Death Anniversary of the former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam. It is launched on his death anniversary as he was known as the missile man of the country and he had the vision of self-reliance. The ..

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April 26: World Intellectual Property Day

Every year, the World Intellectual Property Day is marked on April 26 to encourage creativity and innovation. The day was established by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in 2000. This year, the World Intellectual Property Day is being marked under the theme Theme: Innovate for Green Future Significance The day is marked to celebrate ..

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