News: Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India has launched EChO Network
About EChO Network:
- It is a national program to foster cross-disciplinary leadership to increase research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment in India.
- The program is a partnership of Government, industry, and academia. Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser to the Govt. of India leads the program.
National Knowledge Network
- It was established in 2010. Its objective is to interconnect all institutions of higher learning and research with a high-speed data communication network to facilitate knowledge sharing and collaborative research.
- National Informatics Centre (NIC), under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, is the implementing agency