Global Innovation Index 2022
India was recently ranked 40th out of 132 in the World Intellectual Property Organization's Global Innovation Index (GII) 2022 rankings (WIPO).
In 2021, India was ranked 46th, up from 81st in 2015.
What are the Report's Highlights?
Countries are ranked as follows:
For the 12th year in a row, Switzerland is the most innovative economy in the world in 2022, followed by the United States, Sweden, the United Kingdom, and the Netherlands.
Skill Development in India: Challenges and Issues
The 13th Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) Global Skills Summit 2022 was recently inaugurated by the Union Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Minister.
Theme: Making It Happen: Education to Employability.
What is the Current Situation of Skill Development in India?
According to the 2015 Report on National Policy on Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, only 4.7% of India's total
White fly attacks on cotton have increased recently in a number of states, including Punjab and Rajasthan.
What are the facts regarding the white fly?
By eating on the underside of the leaf and dispersing illnesses like Cotton Leaf Curl Virus, whiteflies are a significant pest of cotton that reduce output.
They consume the leaf sap and exude fluid onto the leaves, where a black fungus develops. This weakens the plant by interfering with photosynthesis, the proces
World Tourism Day and India’s status
Every year on September 27, people all over the world celebrate World Tourism Day. This year, it will take place in Bali, Indonesia.
“Rethinking Tourism” is the theme for 2022.
What are the Main Ideas?
Since 1980, September 27 has been observed as World Tourism Day. This date was selected to fall on the anniversary of the adoption of the United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) Statutes in 1970, a signi
Alliance for Asian Palm Oil
The Asian Palm Oil Alliance (APOA) is made up of the top industry associations for the five biggest Asian importers of palm oil: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, and Nepal.
The APOA held its first general body meeting in conjunction with the Globoil Summit in Agra, India, and the following gathering is anticipated to take place in Indonesia in early 2023.
One of the World's Leading Edible Oils and Agri Trade Conference, Exhibitions & Awards is
Draft Indian Telecommunication Bill 2022
To control Internet-based OTT (Over-The-Top) telecom services, the Department of Telecommunications (DoT) recently announced the draught Indian Telecommunications 2022 Bill.
What are the Draft Bill's Main Points?
The Indian Telegraph Act, 1885, Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933, and The Telegraph Wires (Unlawful Protection) Act, 1950 are the three independent laws that now regulate the telecommunications industry.
Companies employ ‘shrinkflation’ as Inflation that continues to impact the buying power of consumers.
It refers to the tampering with a product while maintaining retail price
It is when a product downsizes its quantity while keeping the price the same.
For example, reducing the scoops of ice cream in a container or reducing the number of chips in a packet would count as shrinkflation.
It occurs when mater
Draft Indian Nutrition Rating (INR)
The country's top food regulator, the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), has published a draft regulation for front-of-pack labeling.
This draft notification addresses front-of-pack labelling in an effort to deter customers from purchasing packaged foods that are heavy in sugar, salt, and fat.
Indian Nutrition Rating (INR):
According to the rule, pre-packaged goods must have a star design next to the br
Dharamshala Declaration 2022 & Tourism In India
A recent three-day national tourist conference saw the introduction of the "Dharamshala Declaration 2022."
Details about the news
In the National Conference, the Center announced a comprehensive plan for the tourism industry.
By 2024, tourism will have returned to its pre-pandemic level.
$250 billion in GDP contribution by 2030, and
By 2047, India will be the tourism powerhouse of the world.
As per the Declarat
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