Fifth Edition Of The National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC)

Fifth Edition Of The National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC): The Department of Biotechnology has launched the fifth edition of the National Bio Entrepreneurship Competition (NBEC). NBEC is conducted as a part of the Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) Regional Entrepreneurship Centre, established at Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) in partnership with BIRAC. […]

US-India Bilateral Free Trade Agreement

US-India Bilateral Free Trade Agreement: Recent comment by Minister of Commerce and Industry about the prospects of US-India bilateral free trade agreement being very bleak now Other key highlights of the speech This is the first time the position of the new administration has been made official by both the government Despite this, both the […]

Draft Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge) Amendment Rules, 2021

Draft Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge) Amendment Rules, 2021: The Ministry of Power has proposed to amend rules for facilitating electricity producers to sell power to a third party, which it said can pare fixed costs and cut retail tariff for end consumers. The ministry circulated the draft Electricity (Late Payment Surcharge) Amendment Rules, 2021, seeking […]

Re-Imagining Urban Rivers

Re-Imagining Urban Rivers: National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the National Institute for Urban Affairs (NIUA) had organised ‘Re-Imagining Urban Rivers’, a national level thesis competition in September 2020, under a joint project that the two organizations are implementing to promulgate river- sensitive development in our cities. This is a first of its kind […]

Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC) 5.0

Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC) 5.0: Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC) 5.0 under Innovations for Defence Excellence – Defence Innovation Organisation (iDEX-DIO) on August 19, 2021. Thirty five Problem Statements – 13 from the Services and 22 from Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs) – were unveiled under DISC 5.0. […]