Published on: November 27, 2021
BRICS SCIENCE MINISTERS MEET
purchase gabapentin online 9th BRICS Science & Technology Ministers meet was recently held and it was chaired by India
WHAT HAPPPEN IN MEET
- India calls for BRICS to work towards rightful place in the global innovation index
- Science Ministers from BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China, and South Africa) discuss cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation
- BRICS scientific ministries supported several projects on COVID-19 covering entire spectrum of research such as development of vaccine, new drugs, Genomic sequencing of SARS-CoV-2 Virus, epidemiological studies: Dr Jitendra Singh
- All the Member States adopted the BRICS innovation Action Plan 2021-24, BRICS STI Declaration 2021 and Calendar of BRICS STI Activities 2022 during the summit
MAHITI FOR PRELIMS
- Informal group of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa
- BRICS leaders’ summit is convened annually.
- Does not exist in form of organization, but it is an annual summit between the supreme leaders of five nations.
- The five nations account for 50 per cent of the world economic growth, 27% of the world area and 13.24% of World Bank voting power.
- Pitted as a counterweight to G7