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EChO Network

Posted on : 24 Dec 2019

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  • EChO Network, a national program to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India with the specific focus of increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment was launched in New Delhi by Prof. K Vijay Raghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India.
  • EChO Network would develop a national network to catalyse a new generation of Indians who can synthesize interdisciplinary concepts and tackle real-world problems in medicine, agriculture, ecology, and technology.
  • Over time EChO Network intends to create an international distributed institute comprising individuals housed within industry, government, private, and academic sectors, combining their expertise and resources collectively to tackle large scale problems.
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Hindustan Unilever Limited, Round Glass, India Climate Collaborative, Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment (ATREE), and Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP) are the founding partners of the EChO Network.

Article Related Questions

  1. With reference to “EChO Network”, consider the following statements
    1.It aims to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership in India with the specific focus of increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment.
    2.Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is one of the founding partners of the EChO Network.
    Which of the following option is/are correct?

  2. 1.1 only

    2.2 only

    3.Both 1 and 2

    4.Neither 1 nor 2

    Right Ans : Both 1 and 2

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