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11th Regional Quality Conclave in Uttarakhand

The Quality Council of India(QCI) along with the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry(PHDCCI) will be organizing the 11th edition of the Regional Quality conclave on Friday, 20th December 2019. The conclave will be organized at Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. The theme for 11th Regional Quality Conclave- Advance Manufacturing with Quality, Innovation ..

5th Dialogue of NITI Aayog and DRC, China

The 5th Dialogue between the think tank of both India and China was held in Wuhan, China on Thursday, November 28, 2019. The dialogue is a part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to China in 2015. National Institution for Transforming India(NITI Aayog) and Development Research ..

Gates Foundation signs pact to support in health innovation

The Union ministry of health and family welfare signed on a memorandum of cooperation (MOC) with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), to provide support in the field of health-related innovations. Under the MOC, Gates Foundation will provide: Support the ministry?s work towards strengthening the primary health aspects, such as improving nutrition services, increasing ..

Gujar Mal Modi Award for Science & Technology

The Modi Group hands out the Gujar Mal Modi (GM Modi) Award for Science and Technology to scientists and faculty for outstanding contributions to science.? What is the GM Modi Award for Science and Technology? The GM Modi award aims to acknowledge the excellence in scientific research and development being done by the faculty and ..

Easing norms for Start-ups in India

To promote the startup culture in India, the Finance Ministry has made provisions for improving the start-up ecosystem by easing some financial norms.? What has happened? The Finance Ministry has simplified the entire process of assessment for the start-up entities in India. The nodal authorities for these changes are the CBDT.? Primarily, the new norms ..

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 ..

Innovating for Clean Air

The initiative, Innovating for Clean Air a two-year India-UK joint initiative in Bengaluru aimed at providing a unique air quality measurement system. Monitoring Air Quality The initiative provides for a unique air quality measurement system integrating satellite and sensor data and supports India’s transition to Electric Vehicles (EVs). The initiative will identify innovations having potential to ..

Atal Innovation Mission

The Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) is a flagship initiative of the NITI Aayog. This aims to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in the country and create an environment for the same. Objectives of AIM The objective of AIM is to create, develop and promote an ecosystem of innovation and entrepreneurship across the country which will exist ..