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Visakhapatnam to host 14th Global Healthcare Summit in 2021

Visakhapatnam will host the prestigious three-day 14th Global Healthcare Summit from January 3, 2021 organised by American Association of Physicians of Indian Origin (AAPI).

The focus of the Summit is an Indian-centric approach, with special events such as global impact and India’s contribution in providing cost-effective medicines and addressing shortage of healthcare professionals

The conference will see the participation of over 500 doctors from the US, Australia, Britain and other countries. The brochure of the summit was released by MP M.V.V. Satyanarayana.

India to Host 36th International Geological Congress

India will host the 36th International Geological Congress, from March 2-8 2030 aimed at the development of Earth Sciences, in the National Capital Region (NCR). The theme of the science programme at the 36th IGC is ‘Geosciences: The Basic Science for a Sustainable Future.’

The IGC is a geosecientific event held under aegis of the International Union of Geological Sciences (IUGS). India is the only Asian country to host the Congress twice. The 22nd session of IGC was held in New Delhi in 1964.

The “Olympics of Geosciences,” the event will witness debates and discussions on a wide range of issues affecting the world, such as sustainable development, climate change, water and mineral resources.

New Delhi will host ITTF executive committee meeting

New Delhi will host the two-day Executive Committee meeting of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) beginning January 10th. This will be the second time the country will be hosting such a meeting. The EC meeting, to be chaired by ITTF President Thomas Weikert, will discuss the development of table tennis in India, among other issues.

The previous EC meeting of the ITTF was held in New Delhi way back in 1987 when Table Tennis Federation of India (TTFI) played host to the World Championships in Delhi. TTFI has evinced interest in hosting the 2024 World Championships (team events), besides seeking to organise a Platinum Championships in 2021. The bid for hosting the Worlds is yet to open.

IIMB to organize meet on future of aviation and aerospace


Indian Institute of Management Bangalore (IIMB), in partnership with Toulouse Business School (TBS), Francewill organize an international conference on ‘Future of Aviation & Aerospace’ on February 22.

FADA to host 11th Auto Summit 2020


Federation of Automobile Dealers Association (FADA) is set to host the eleventh edition of the Auto Summit 2020. The theme is ‘Thriving Amidst Disruption’ and is set up in New Delhi.

‘Engiexpo 2020’ to be organized in Vadodara, Gujarat

Engiexpo 2020

The 6th edition of the mega industrial exhibition ‘Engiexpo 2020’ is being held in Vadodara, Gujarat from February 15 to 17, 2020. It will be organised by the Federation of Small Scale Industries (FSSI), to promote ‘Made in India’ products

BioAsia Summit 2020 launches in Hyderabad

BioAsia Summit 2020

The Government of Telangana organizing Bio-Asia Summit 2020 in Hyderabad between February 17, 2020, and February 19, 2020. The main aim of the summit is to explore the capabilities of Life Science Companies and their investments.

North East SDG Conclave 2020 to be organized in Assam

North East SDG Conclave 2020

NITI Aayog will organize Sustainable Development Goals Conclave 2020: Partnerships, Cooperation and Development of North Eastern states in Guwahati, Assam. The event will feature the participation of the North-Eastern states, Central Ministries, academia, civil society and international development organizations.

RAISE 2020 Summit to be organized in New Delhi

RAISE 2020 Summit

The Government of India (GoI) declared the mega event, RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020,’ to be organized from April 11-12 in New Delhi. RAISE 2020 is India’s first Artificial Intelligence summit to be held by Government with Industry & Academia.

New Delhi holds India-Indonesia Defence Ministers’ Dialogue

  • Defence Ministers’ Dialogue of India and Indonesia was held in New Delhi where they agreed to further improve bilateral defence cooperation mutually.
  • The Indian delegation was led by the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh while the Indonesian delegation was led by Defence Minister General Prabowo Subianto.

PM Modi inaugurates Vaibhav Summit

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Vaishvik Bhartiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV )Summit, organised for the overseas and resident Indian Researchers and Academicians.

PM Modi introduces virtual India Mobile Congress 2020

India Mobile Congress
  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi has introduced and addressed the virtual edition of the India Mobile Congress (IMC) 2020 on 8th December 2020 via video conference.
  • The aim of IMC 2020 is to align with the Prime Minister’s vision to promote ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, ‘Digital Inclusivity’, and ‘Sustainable development, entrepreneurship & innovation’ and drive foreign and local investments, encourage R&D in the telecom and emerging technology sectors.

5th India Water Impact Summit starts

5th India Water Impact Summit
  • The 5th India Water Impact Summit (IWIS) started on 10th December 2020 virtually. The event was initiated by Ratan Lal Kataria, Minister of State for Jal Shakti. The objective of IWIS 2020 is Comprehensive Analysis and Holistic Management of Rivers and Water Bodies.

9th Sustainable Mountain Development Summit organized in Dehradun

9th Sustainable Mountain Development Summit
  • The 9th edition of the Sustainable Mountain Development Summit (SMDS) organized in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
  • The four-day-long summit was organized by Indian Mountain Initiative (IMI) and hosted by Sustainable Development Forum Uttaranchal (SDFU), Dehradun.
  • The theme for 2020 SMDS was ‘Emerging Pathways for Building a Resilient Post COVID-19 Mountain Economy, Adaptation, Innovation and Acceleration’.

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