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Community Innovator Fellowship Program

The Community Innovator Fellowship application was initiated on December 1, 2022. What is Community Innovator Fellowship? Community Innovator Fellowship (CIF) is an initiative of the Atal Innovation Mission. It is being implemented in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India. Its aim is to facilitate knowledge building and provide infrastructure support to aspiring ..

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Australia-India Centre for Energy (AICE)

The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Madras and Australian Universities are collaborating to launch the Australia-India Centre for Energy (AICE) to work on the 2030 SDGs. What is Australia-India Centre for Energy (AICE)? The Australia-India Centre for Energy (AICE) is a virtual centre that will promote collaboration among universities, research institutes and industry from India ..

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October 31: World Cities Day

World Cities Day is observed on October 31 to promote international cooperation in the promotion of global urbanization and address related challenges. What is the theme for World Cities Day 2022? The theme for World Cities Day has been the same since the inception. It is “Better City, Better Life”. However, the sub-theme for the ..

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Global Center of Excellence in Affordable and Clean Energy

The Global Center of Excellence in Affordable and Clean energy was recently launched at IIT Dharwad. The center will enhance the research in affordable and clean energy. About the Center The center will create, incubate technologies, physical infrastructure. Also, it will create clean energy solutions. The solutions will target on livelihoods of rural communities. Funds ..

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Rural Area Development Plan Formulation and Implementation (RADFI)

The Ministry of Panchayati Raj recently revised the Rural Area Development Plan Formulation and Implementation. The plan has been revised to increase rural prosperity. Need for the plan The town areas are increasing. The spatial development in gram panchayats is not planned well. The census towns are increasing. It is essential to link the agro ..

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Global Food Security Index 2021

Tenth edition of the Global Food Security Index was published recently. In the index, India has been ranked at 71st position. Highlights The Global Food Security (GFS) Index 2021 was prepared by analysing data from 113 countries. On the other hand, recently, India was ranked at 101st position in the Global Hunger Index (GHI) 2021. About Global ..

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