India - Partner In Growth
Welcome to the May 23, 2018  bulletin of key policy decisions and high-impact news, presented by the Embassy of India, Washington DC.
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PM Modi: Use AI and Blockchain in Agriculture

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been actively encouraging India to utilize and promote artificial intelligence (AI) and blockchain technologies, specifically in the agricultural sector to prevent "the bad quality of seed, fertilizers and medicines" being supplied to farmers.

'Ayush' Finds a Place in the English Language

The Government has adopted the word "Ayush" in Hindi and English for scientific and technical purposes. Ayush is an acronym for five traditional and complementary systems of medicine: Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy.

Commerce Minister Holds Twitter Live Session on Startups

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu held a Twitter live session and answered questions from aspiring and existing entrepreneurs who wanted to know more about Startup India and the support they could expect from the Government.

Market Regulator SEBI Proposes Uniform Pricing for Deb Securities