As part of their sustainability efforts towards reducing and recycling e-waste, Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a Fortune Global 500 Company and a ‘Maharatna’, has launched a special initiative called “Sound Management of Waste Disposal (SMWD)”.
The UK Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) is currently testing a new robotic system called the CellQualia Intelligent Cell Processing System, which has the potential to revolutionize the production of stem cell-based therapeutics. Stem cells are valuable in medicine because they can replace damaged or lost cells due to diseases.
During the Global Millets (Shree Anna) Conference in New Delhi, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his confidence that the market and associated ecosystem of Shree Anna will strengthen the rural economy and benefit the country’s 2.5 crore marginal farmers. He highlighted the climate-resilient quality of millet and its potential to combat water crisis issues.
During the concluding session of the 49th Dairy Industries Conference in Gandhinagar, Indian Home and Cooperation Minister Amit Shah announced that India’s share in the global dairy sector is set to rise to 33% in the coming years. The minister revealed that the government is planning to establish 200,000 rural dairies at the Panchayat level nationwide, which would boost the annual growth rate of the Indian dairy sector from the current 6.6% to 13.8%.
The United States has recognized the need for a reliable supply of critical minerals to support the growth of the renewable energy sector and reduce dependence on imports. Critical minerals are essential for the production of solar panels, electric vehicles, wind turbines, and electricity networks, and include metals such as copper, cobalt, nickel, lithium, and platinum.
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has secured another round of funding from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to lead the second phase of its Bioenergy Research Center. The center is one of four DOE-funded research centers focused on innovation in biofuels, bioproducts, and clean energy for the country.
The Indian state of Madhya Pradesh is currently hosting the Divya Kala Mela, an event that showcases the products and craftsmanship of Divyang entrepreneurs and artisans from across the country. The fair will be inaugurated by Governor Mangubhai Patel, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virender Kumar, and Minister of State Kumari Pratima Bhowmick.