World Economic Forum (WEF): Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Four Indian Cities selected by World Economic Forum to pioneer roadmap for Smart Cities

Published: November 18, 2020

On November 18, 2020, the World Economic Forum selected 36 cities from 22 countries for pioneering a policy road map for smart cities. These smart cities are being developed under the G20 Global Smart Cities Alliance. Of the 36 cities selected, four are Indian cities. The four Indian cities selected are Bengaluru, Faridabad, Indore and ..

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AMHUB: India’s first advanced manufacturing hub

Published: October 8, 2020

The World Economic Forum and Guidance will jointly establish AMHUB in the state of Tamil Nadu. AMHUB is Advanced Manufacturing hub and is first of its kind in the country. Guidance is the nodal investment promotion agency of the state of Tamil Nadu. Highlights AMHUB will help the state in the sectors of solar energy, ..

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India approves second Vaccine Trial

Published: July 3, 2020

The Drug Controller General of India approved to begin vaccine trial of Zydus Cadila. The firm is to conduct the vaccine trials in two phases. This is the second vaccine trial approved by India after Bharat Biotech’s COVAXIN. Highlights The DCGI approved the vaccine trials after the animal trials of the vaccine was satisfactory. The ..

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