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The International Advanced Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) operating under Department of Science and Technology, Government of India has developed a technology to improve fuel efficiency of internal combustion engines. Highlights The technology improves the fuel efficiency by reducing friction in the engines. This has been achieved through Laser surface micro-texturing. In ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On 9th September 2019, a 3-day long International conference ANGAN for Energy Efficiency in Building Sector is being organized by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) in New Delhi. Indo-German Technical Co-operation is also partnering in the event. Experts and policy makers from 16 countries are participating in this event to discuss various alternative options and ..
Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) recently released Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy, 2019. It has invited comments and suggestions from stakeholders including public/private organizations, experts and concerned citizens on the draft policy. Features of Draft National Resource Efficiency Policy (NREP) It envisions future with environmentally sustainable and equitable economic growth, resource ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Frank Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji, has been conferred with ‘Sustainable Development Leadership Award 2019’ at the World Sustainable Development Summit (WSDS-2019) in New Delhi. He won the award for his outstanding contributions towards sustainable development in Fiji. The summit reiterated India’s vision for a greener tomorrow and to focus on energy transitions, clean oceans, ..
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