The gathering will be basically from October 19 to 21, that consists policymakers & scientific leaders to emphasis on COVID-19 with “India for the World” framing.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will convey the feature address at the inaugural function of the Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020 at 7:30 pm on October 19 through video conferencing, an official articulation said here on Saturday.
The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting, throughout the previous 15 years, has cultivated worldwide advancement coordinated efforts to address the greatest difficulties in wellbeing and improvement. The gathering will be basically from October 19 to 21, uniting policymakers and scientific leaders, calling for deepened scientific collaborations in taking care of worldwide medical conditions, with great emphasis on COVID-19 with an “India for the World” framing.
“World leaders, eminent scientists and researchers from across the globe will join this annual meeting to discuss key priorities for accelerating progress across the Sustainable Development Goals in the post-pandemic world and elaborate on addressing the challenges to manage COVID-19,” the Prime Minister’s Office said in a statement.
It said the three-day program will include pioneers talks, board conversations and virtual casual discussions on subjects ranging from logical intercessions for battling the pandemic, dealing with the pandemic and quickening the turn of events and usage of worldwide answers for battle this pandemic and forestall the following one.
Roughly 1,600 individuals from 40 nations will partake in this yearly gathering. The Grand Challenges Annual Meeting 2020 will be co-facilitated by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India, the Indian Council of Medical Research and NITI Aayog, alongside the Grand Challenges Canada, the United States Agency for International Development and Wellcome.
Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Science and Technology and Earth Sciences will convey the introductory statements. Bill Gates, Co-Chair, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will introduce the whole outlining discussion.
The Grand Challenges India was set up as an organization of the Department of Biotechnology, Government of India and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in 2012, and Wellcome likewise joined the association. It works over a scope of wellbeing and formative needs going from agribusiness, nourishment, disinfection, maternal and youngster wellbeing to irresistible sicknesses.