Mission Innovation Ministerial Meeting Held in Sweden

The 3rd Mission Innovation Ministerial Meeting was held at Malmo, Sweden. The Indian delegation was led by Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Sciences.  Mission innovation countries launched Mission Innovation Champions Programme to felicitate clean energy innovators.

Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated Smart Grid Workshop at Copenhagen and Chaired public-private roundtable on Strategies on Decarbonisation through innovations in Smart Grids. India announced setting up of First International Incubator for clean energy in a public-private partnership at a total investment of around US $ 5 million in Delhi.
Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)

Static/Current Takeaways Important for NABARD Grade-A Exam 2018-

  • On November 30th, 2015, leader of 20 countries came together to launch Mission Innovation (MI), a landmark 5-year commitment to accelerate the pace of innovation and make clean energy widely affordable and accessible worldwide.