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DST restructures FIST programme to cater to excessive-finish science, tech wants of startups

DST restructures FIST programme to cater to excessive-finish science, tech wants of startups

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The Department of Science and Technology said on Saturday it's restructuring its Fund for Improvement of Science and Technology Infrastructure in Universities and Bigger Academic Institutions (FIST) to cater to excessive-finish requirements of startups and industries and align it with the federal government’s ‘self-reliant India’ marketing campaign. The FIST programme will now be reinvented as FIST 2.0 to orient it in the direction of the goal of ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’ to operate learn and beauty infrastructure no longer accurate for experimental work however also to cater to theoretical work, solutions and entrepreneurship, said Sanjay Dhande, the chairperson of the FIST Advisory Board. This could occasionally operate a contemporary paradigm for FIST 2.0, he added. “The Department of Sc...
World Meals Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

World Meals Programme wins Nobel Peace Prize

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The World Meals Programme was awarded the 2020 Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to fight starvation, particularly in war zones.The organisation is being honoured for its contribution to bettering cases for peace in war-affected areas and for performing as a driving power in efforts to prevent the employ of starvation as a weapon of battle and war, the Norwegian Nobel Committee said on Friday. The need for worldwide solidarity and multilateral cooperation is more conspicuous than ever, the committee said. The World Meals Programme is the world’s largest humanitarian crew to specifically take care of starvation and to work in opposition to food security, it said.Final 300 and sixty five days, the World Meals Programme helped finish to 100 million folks in 88 worldwide locations within t...