NavIC system: Why is the Centre promoting this home-grown alternative to GPS

Source: The post is based on the article “NavIC system: Why is the Centre promoting this home-grown alternative to GPS” published in Hindu Businessline on 26th September 2022 What is the News? India is pushing tech giants to make their smartphones compatible with its NavIC system. However, the manufacturers, including companies like Samsung, Xiaomi and… Continue reading NavIC system: Why is the Centre promoting this home-grown alternative to GPS

New Global Fund to support pandemic prevention and preparedness

Source: The post is based on the article “New Global Fund to support pandemic prevention and preparedness” published in Hindu Businessline on 13th September 2022. What is the News? A new fund named Financial Intermediary Fund(FIF) has been established for pandemic prevention, preparedness and response(PPR). What is the Financial Intermediary Fund(FIF)? Purpose: To provide additional,… Continue reading New Global Fund to support pandemic prevention and preparedness

India Patents report: Indian companies filed 1.38 lakh tech patents during 2015-22

What is the News? The National Association of Software and Services Companies(NASSCOM) has released the India Patents report. The focus of the report: The report is one among a series of Nasscom’s Emerging Technology-focused reports that aim to understand how Indian technology companies are creating IP assets in their largest market. What are the key… Continue reading India Patents report: Indian companies filed 1.38 lakh tech patents during 2015-22