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Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently held a virtual summit with his Netherlands counterpart Mark Rutte. The leaders agreed to diversify the ties in trade and economy between the countries. They also agreed to expand their relations in smart cities, agriculture, science and technology, healthcare, and space. A fast-tracking mechanism is to be set up between ..
Topics: Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) • Desalination • India-Netherlands • Jal Jeevan mission • Namame Gange • PM Modi • Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchai Yojana • Water conservation • water technology
The Jal Shakti Abhiyan II: Catch the Rain Awareness Generation Campaign was recently launched in New Delhi. The campaign was launched by National Water Mission. It was launched under Ministry of Jal Shakti, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan. About the Campaign The Campaign focuses on water conservation and rainwater ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
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 ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
On November 11, 2020, the Vice President Venkaiah Naidu announced the second National Water Awards. Tamil Nadu won the first place followed by Maharashtra and Rajasthan at second and third places respectively. Key Highlights Mizoram bagged the top most position under the special category. Categories The National Water Awards in 2020 has included several categories ..
Australia-India Water Centre (AIWC) has been inaugurated in a virtual event. This Water Centre is led by IIT Guwahati from Indian side and University of Western Sydney from the Australian side. Along with this, the centre has 21 partners from India and Australia. Australia India Water Centre (AIWC) Dan Tehan, Education Minister, Australia and Jal ..