BRICS Young Scientists Forum:
Dr Renu Swarup, Secretary Department of Science and Technology highlighted the importance of cooperation, collaboration and connections for science to move forward, at the BRICS Young Scientists Forum.
- The BRICS-YSF summits were first hosted by India in 2016, followed by China in 2017, South Africa in 2018, Brazil in 2019, and Russia in 2020.
- This year the four-day conclave started on 13 September 2021 would end on 16 September.
- The best young scientist with an idea on innovation would be awarded at the BRICS-YSF 2021.
- Young innovator prize has been one of the focuses of the BRICS-YSF and the award is supported by the DST, Government of India. The next conclave would be organized by China in 2022.