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The government of Odisha has approved the Biotechnology Policy 2024 to create a flourishing ecosystem for the biotech industry.

Rapid and unpredictable digital technology innovation is reshaping economic, social, and cultural systems. Information and communications technology (ICT) disparities lead to imbalanced development, widening short-term digital divides.

The Ministry of Mines has decided to promote Research and Innovation in Start-ups and MSMEs and has brought out guidelines for “Promotion of Research and Innovation in Start-ups and MSMEs in mining, mineral processing, metallurgy and recycling sector (S&T-PRISM)”.

The 2023 edition of the Global Innovation Index (GII) takes the pulse of global innovation trends against the background of an economic environment fraught with uncertainty.

Pathways to Equality: Advancing Gender Goals in the G20 assesses a selection of critical issues faced by women in the G20 nations. It is a critical ‘thinking and doing’ volume for readers seeking to understand how we can transform society by moving the needle on gender equality.

These Guidelines seek to provide renewed scientific impetus to address the emerging mining challenges, broaden the participation of stakeholders, introduce the concept of cost-sharing and make the research in Mines more productive, with an emphasis on outputs and outcomes.

The Ministry of Commerce and Industry, under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, has introduced draft amendments to the Patents Rules, 2003. These drafts detail various changes proposed by the Central Government, anchored on section 159 of the Patents Act, 1970.

As India is celebrating 75 years of Independence, NITI Aayog in partnership with UNDP is bringing out the compendium of Best Practices in social sector showcasing 75 case studies which truly highlight the theme ‘Achievement@75’ at the local levels.

The Central Government has notified the Information Technology (Intermediary Guideline and Digital Media Ethics Code) Amendment Rules, 2023. This notification was issued on 6th April, 2023 and are effective from that same date.

Green technologies – those used to produce goods and services with smaller carbon footprints – are growing and providing increasing economic opportunities but many developing countries could miss them unless national governments and the international community take decisive action.