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Daily News Digest:10 September 2021

NATIONAL INSTITUTE RANKING FRAMEWORK (NIRF) 2021

The Union Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan released the National Institute of Ranking Framework (NIRF) 2021.

IIT Madras has topped the list in the Engineering Category, for the 6th consecutive year. IIM Ahmedabad also maintained its top rank in the Management category, for the 2nd year. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) Delhi was ranked at 1st position, in the Medical Category.

U.S.-INDIA STRATEGIC CLEAN ENERGY PARTNERSHIP (SCEP) MEETING

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri co-chaired a virtual Ministerial meeting with U.S. Secretary of Energy Ms Jennifer Granholm to launch the revamped U.S.-India Strategic Clean Energy Partnership (SCEP).

MAIN BHI DIGITAL 3.0 LAUNCHED

Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in collaboration with the Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) launched the pilot drive 'Main Bhi Digital 3.0' - A special Campaign for Digital Onboarding and Training for street vendors under the PM SVANidhi scheme across 223 cities in the country.

PM MODI CHAIRED THE 13TH BRICS SUMMIT ON SEPTEMBER 9, 2021

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, chaired the 13th BRICS summit on September 9, 2021. India has chosen the theme of the Summit as “BRICS@15: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation and Consensus”.

The Summit was participated by all other BRICS leaders namely, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro, Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese President Xi Jinping and South African President Cyril Ramaphosa.

INDIAN RAILWAYS ORGANIZATION OF ALTERNATE FUEL (ROAF) SHUTS DOWN

With effect from September 7, 2021, the Railway Ministry has closed down the Indian Railways Organization of Alternate Fuel (IROAF).

The Indian Railways Organization of Alternate Fuels (IROAF) was an enterprise founded specifically to promote green energy by introducing alternative energy, fuel-efficient technologies, and pollution control technologies throughout the Indian Railway network.

DRDO HANDS OVER THE FIRST DELIVERABLE FIRING UNIT (FU) MRSAM SYSTEM TO IAF

On September 9, 2021, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) handed over the first deliverable Firing Unit (FU) MRSAM System to the Indian Air Force (IAF). It is an indigenously developed rocket motor & control system for achieving high manoeuvrability.

100-DAY PLAN FOR INDIA’S CIVIL AVIATION SECTOR

On September 9, 2021, Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia, announced a 100-day plan for India’s civil aviation sector. Under it, 4 airports will be built or upgraded.

INDIA-DENMARK LAUNCH ‘CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE ON OFFSHORE WIND’

On September 9, 2021, India and Denmark launched the ‘Centre of Excellence on Offshore Wind’ as part of the green strategic partnership between the two nations. In the beginning phases, the centre of excellence (CoE) will aim at the offshore wind sector.

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