World Economic Forum (WEF) Current Affairs, GK & News

Arunachal Pradesh ‘Medicine from The Sky’ Project

In Arunachal Pradesh, “Medicine from the Sky Project” was unveiled successfully on August 15, 2022.  First flight of drone service was carried from Seppa to Chayang Tajo in East Kameng district. This project is inspired from the Prime Minister’s vision of transforming India into world’s drone hub. Highlights of the project: In Arunachal Pradesh, pilot ..

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WEF’s Global Gender Gap Report 2022

The World Economic Forum recently released its “Gender Gap Report 2022”. India’s ranking In the report, India was ranked at 135th position, out of 146 countries. It has scored 0.629, on a scale of 0 to 1. This is India’s seventh-highest score in last 16 years. In this report, India registered the most important and ..

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Reskilling Revolution initiative

The Reskilling Revolution initiative marked two years of progress at the World Economic Forum (WEF) Annual Meeting 2022 in Davos, Switzerland. What is Reskilling Revolution initiative? Reskilling Revolution initiative is a global coalition of 50 CEOs, 25 ministers, and 350 organizations committed to realizing the gains of skilling. It was launched in 2020 at the ..

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India joins First Movers Coalition

India recently joined a global public-private partnership initiative called the First Movers Coalition. Who launched the coalition and what are its aims? The initiative was launched by President of the USA Joe Biden and the World Economic Forum (WEF) at COP26. It was joined by 50 new corporate members with a collective market capitalization of ..

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Sustainable Cities India Program

On February 24, 2022, the World Economic Forum (WEF) and National Institute of Urban Affairs (NIUA) inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to design ‘Sustainable Cities India’ program. Key Points This partnership between WEF and NIUA is significant in the light of India’s commitment of achieving net zero carbon emission by 2070, made at COP26 ..

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Shillong Technology Park

The Meghalaya Chief Minister Shri Conrad Sangma recently inaugurated the Shillong Technology Park. The main objective is to bring back the Meghalayans who left the state in search of job opportunities. Also, the park will create new job opportunities for the youths in the state. Key Features of the Park The park will support incubation ..

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