Source – PIB
GS PAPER – 3
Context – PM to inaugurate VAIBHAV Summit on 2nd October
Key facts –
- The VAIBHAV Summit is a global virtual summit of overseas and resident Indian Researchers and Academicians, and is being organized from 2nd October to 31st October 2020.
- Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit is a collaborative initiative by S&T and Academic Organisations of India to enable deliberations on thought process, practices and R&D culture with a problem solving approach for well defined objectives
- The aim of summit is to reflect in-depth on the collaboration and cooperation instruments with academia and scientists in India
- The initiative involves multiple levels of interactions among overseas experts and Indian counterparts over a month-long series of webinars, video conferences etc.
- More than 3000 overseas Indian origin academicians and scientists from 55 countries and more than 10,000 resident academicians and scientists are taking part in the summit.
- The goal is to create an ecosystem of Knowledge and Innovation in the country through global outreach