Commerce minister to lead Indian delegation to WEF 2020 in Davos

News:Commerce Minister will lead the Indian delegation to the 50th World Economic Forum at Davos from January 20 to 24,2020. Facts: About World Economic Forum 2020: The World Economic Forum’s 2020 meeting will be held in Davos ,Switzerland. The meet will be held under the theme of ‘Stakeholders for a Cohesive and Sustainable World’. The… Continue reading Commerce minister to lead Indian delegation to WEF 2020 in Davos

Global Competitiveness Index

News:The Global Competitiveness Index (GCI) compiled by the World Economic Forum(WEF) has been released. Facts: About the Global Competitiveness Index(GCI): The Global Competitiveness Index is released by the World Economic Forum(WEF). It was launched in 1979.It ranks the competitiveness landscape of 141 economies through 103 indicators organised into 12 pillars. These 12 pillars are (1)… Continue reading Global Competitiveness Index

Explained: Telangana’s idea of supplying medicines to remote areas by drones

News:The Telangana government has adopted a framework to use drones for last-mile delivery of essential medical supplies. Facts: About the framework: Telangana Government and the World Economic Forum’s Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution Network had announced the ‘Medicine from the Sky’ project. The project aims to develop source materials for policymakers and health systems… Continue reading Explained: Telangana’s idea of supplying medicines to remote areas by drones

India ranks 76th on WEF’s global Energy Transition index; Sweden on top

India has been ranked 76th out of 115 countries on 2019 Global Energy Transition Index(GETI).The index is released by the World Economic Forum (WEF).It ranks 115 countries on how well they are able to balance energy security and access with environmental sustainability and affordability. India has moved up two places from 78th last year.India is… Continue reading India ranks 76th on WEF’s global Energy Transition index; Sweden on top