Current Affairs Archive

IIT Hyderabad uses AI to study supply chain network of biofuels

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad have started using computational methods to understand the factors and impediments in incorporating biofuels into the fuel sector in India. A unique feature of this work is that the framework considers

Govt announced a new award titled Prerak Dauur Samman

Government of India has announced a new category of awards titled ‘Prerak Dauur Samman’ as part of Swachh Survekshan 2021. The Prerak Dauur Samman has a total of five additional sub- categories -Divya (Platinum), Anupam (Gold), Ujjwal

Nominations for Padma Awards-2021

Online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2021 have started from 1st May, 2020. The Government is committed to transform Padma Awards into “People’s Padma”. All citizens are therefore

First high-level industry consultation for formulation of the STIP 2020

A high-level Industry consultation roundtable for the formulation of the new Science, Technology & Innovation Policy STIP 2020 will be organised during 2 – 3 July 2020 over a virtual platform by the STIP 2020 Secretariat in

Government launched Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020

Government of India has launches Drug Discovery Hackathon 2020 (DDH2020), a first of its kind National Initiative for supporting drug discovery process. This Drug Discovery Hackathon is a joint initiative of MHRD’s Innovation Cell (MIC), All India