Sangam: Digital Twin’ Initiative

Sangam: Digital Twin’ Initiative   Context: Department of Telecommunications (DoT) unveiled the ‘Sangam: Digital Twin’ initiative.   Relevance: GS02 GS03 (Government policies and intervention, Science and technology)   What is ‘Sangam: Digital Twin’ ? Sangam: Digital Twin is a Proof of Concept distributed in two […]

Sustainable building materials

Sustainable building materials Context: With over 3,00,000 housing units being constructed annually, India is experiencing a remarkable surge in construction activity which is also bringing substantial environmental concerns. The construction sector accounts for more than 33% of India’s electricity usage which also contributes to environmental […]

WTO’s Investment Facilitation Negotiations

WTO’s Investment Facilitation Negotiations   Context: Recently, the 13th Ministerial Conference (MC13) of the World Trade Organization took place in Abu Dhabi, UAE. It marked a significant milestone with the non-adoption of the agreement on investment facilitation for development (IFD). The aim of this agreement […]