Nations agree to prepare BRICS Innovation Action under India leadership

The BRICS Innovation Action 2021-24 prepared under the leadership of India was endorsed by all concerned countries as a key deliverable of the Ministerial Conference on Science and Technology at the 13th meeting of the BRICS S&T Committee .

The science ministries of the BRICS countries (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) met on Tuesday for the BRICS S&T ministerial meeting to be held on November 26, a statement from the Ministry of Science and Technology said on Wednesday. technology.

India presented the draft ministerial meeting declaration, highlighting various scientific achievements, including thematic meetings and events held under the chairmanship of India. The meeting was hosted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST) of India.

The Indian delegation was headed by the adviser and head (international cooperation) of the DST, Sanjeev Kumar Varshney.

The BRICS Ministerial Meeting on Science, Technology and Innovation (bringing together ministers responsible for science, technology and innovation in Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) provides a global vision and advice on institutional and financial frameworks for major BRICS programs and initiatives in these sectors.

This year’s ministerial meeting is hosted by India.

Around 20 scientific meetings were held in 2021 with some of the key events hosted by India including BRICS Young Scientist Conclave 2021, BRICS Science, Technology Working Group Meeting, Innovation Entrepreneurship Partnership and the BRICS Astronomy Working Group meeting, the statement added.

–IANS

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