PIB Analysis 06-01-23

PIB Analysis 06-01-23

Water Vision@2047

  • The 1st All India Annual States’ Ministers Conference on “Water Vision@2047” began today in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh.
  • Water Vision @ 2047 is an important dimension of the journey of Amrit Kaal for the next 25 years.
  • India’s water availability of 4,000 BCM through rain, glaciers or international basins, out of which, total harvestable component which is usable is half of this number.
  • Along with climate change, rapid urbanization, increased demand of water and water pollution together have reduced the per capita availability of water from 5000 CM to 1500 CM and by 2047 it might further reduce to 1200 CM.

National Genome Editing & Training Centre (NGETC)

  • National Genome Editing & Training Centre” (NGETC) is a one-roof state-of-the-art facility that will serve as a national platform to cater to the regional needs to adapt different genome editing methods, including CRISPR-Cas mediated genome modification.
  • It will empower young researchers by providing them with training and guidance about its know-how and application in crops.

Purple Fest: Celebrating Diversity

  • The first-of-its-kind inclusive festival in India, ‘Purple Fest: Celebrating Diversity’ is set to begin tomorrow in Goa.
  • The festival aims to showcase how we can come together to create a welcoming and inclusive world for everyone.