TIFAC: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

‘Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients’ Report Published by TIFAC

Published: July 15, 2020

Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council, an autonomous organization working under the Department of Science and Technology, has released the report on the API development in India. The report titled ‘Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients – Status, Issues, Technology Readiness’ has focused on the need to beef up the indigenous production of the APIs in the country. ..

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GoI: White Paper released on Focused Interventions for Make in India

Published: July 11, 2020

On July 10, 2020, the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan released white paper on “Focused Intervention for Make in India”. Highlights The document released outlines technology and policy imperatives required to revive Indian Economy. The white paper was prepared by TIFAC (Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council). About the White Paper ..

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TIFAC to come up with COVID-19 revival strategy

Published: April 22, 2020

A team of scientists from Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) is to prepare a revival strategy to help in the growth of Indian Economy post COVID-19 lock down. Highlights The strategy is to strengthen Make in India initiative, develop technology driven transparent Public Distribution System, reduce imports, efficient rural health care delivery, adoption ..

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TIFAC under Ministry of Science and Technology launches Vigyan Jyoti

Published: March 9, 2020

On March 8, 2020, TIFAC operating under Ministry of Science and Technology launched Vigyan Jyoti. The scheme was announced to celebrate International Women’s Day. Highlights The Technology Information Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) launched Vigyan Jyoti in order to encourage women to take science as their career. Under the scheme, selected qualified women from more ..

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ICFRE and TIFAC ink MoU for supporting Forest Based Communities

Published: March 21, 2018

The Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education (ICFRE) and Technology Information, Forecasting & Assessment Council (TIFAC) have signed MoU to provide livelihood opportunities and augment income of forest based communities. The MoU will be valid for period of 10 years. Features of MoU Prioritization of technologies developed by ICFRE in consultation with stakeholders. Patent ..

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