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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’.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.