Published on: November 27, 2021

BRICS SCIENCE MINISTERS MEET

BRICS SCIENCE MINISTERS MEET

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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

BRICS

  • 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