India-UK NET Zero Innovation virtual centre

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India and the United Kingdom have agreed to create an India-UK Net Zero Innovation Virtual Centre.

An overview of the news

  • The center will provide a platform for stakeholders from both countries to work together in areas such as manufacturing processes, transportation systems and decarbonization of green hydrogen as a renewable source.

  • This was announced by Science and Technology Minister Dr Jitendra Singh at a meeting of the India-UK Science and Innovation Council meeting in the presence of United Kingdom Minister George Freeman.

  • India is fast marching towards becoming an economic powerhouse driven by its extraordinary technology and innovation.

  • India is committed to achieve its climate change and environment goals within the stipulated time period.

  • Energy efficiency and renewable energy are the central pillars, where India has already taken the lead through various initiatives like Solar Alliance and Clean Energy Mission.

  • Dr Jitendra Singh is leading a high-level official Indian delegation from the Ministry of Science and Technology on a six-day visit to the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom

  • The inclusion of Northern Ireland in Great Britain is called the United Kingdom.

  • That is, the United Kingdom is a kingdom consisting ofEngland, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

  • The Queen of England is the head of both the United Kingdom/Britain.

  • The capital of the United Kingdom/Great Britain is London.

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