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Daily News Digest:17 January 2020

GoI released National Draft Policy on Rare Diseases

The government on 13th January 2020 released a draft policy, under which it proposed to fund one-time treatment cost to the tune of Rs. 15 lakh for certain treatable rare diseases, provided the patient was eligible under its flagship health insurance scheme, Ayushman Bharat’s Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana.

Food Processing Summit

Union Territory (UT) Ladakh is hosting the first-ever Food Processing Summit. The region of Ladakh has vast scope for investment in food Processing Industries in horticulture products like SeabuckThorn, Apricot, Apple and few agricultural produce like buckwheat and barley.

The International Conclave on “Globalizing Indian Thought”

On January 17, 2020, the International Conclave on “Globalizing Indian Thought” was conducted in IIM, Kozhikode. India is stepping towards the goal of becoming a 5 trillion Dollar economy by 2025. The Conclave focuses on India’s thought on development.

The first session of India-Norway trade and investment dialogue

On 15-16 January, 2020 the 1st Session of India-Norway Dialogue on Trade & Investment (DTI) was convened in New Delhi. The discussions were held on various areas of mutual interest like the shipping, blue economy & maritime, ICT, renewable energy, MSME and fisheries.

Brazil is to open a new research base in Antarctica

Brazil has announced that it is to open a new research base in Antarctica. 8 years ago Brazil's original scientific outpost was destroyed. It is a 48,500-square-foot complex on King George Island, the largest in the South Shetland archipelago.

Renewable Energy Investors Meet

On 9 January 2020, Renewable Energy Investors' Meet 2020 was held in New Delhi. The meet was organized by Indian Railways and Railway Energy Management Company Ltd. (REMCL).

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