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India Weekly Update from Tom Thomas

Volume1/Issue 37 - October 1st 2021

· News from Scotland and Beyond
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INDIA & UK LIKELY TO ANNOUNCE “GREEN GRID” AT COP26: India and UK are likely to announce a “one sun, one world, one grid” declaration at the COP26 Conference.

Delhi: Greenest City for Real Estate in India: A report by Knight Frank places Delhi as the Greenest City for Real Estate in India, and 63rd rank globally. Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru & Pune are also ranked.

Ratings Agency ICRA revises India’s GDP Growth Forecast to 9% for 2021-2022: The economy growth in India experienced has ratings agency ICRA revise the GDP Growth Forecast upwards from the earlier 8.5% to 9%.

UK India Joint Research & Innovation Funding led to 258 Projects: UK India Research & Innovation relationship has resulted in 258 projects with joint investment of around 330 million pounds says a Report released by UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) India.

"I welcome this report which shows how research andinnovation contributes to the UK and India's deep rootedpartnership and collaborative efforts to transform the lives of people in both our countries, and beyond"Alex Ellis, British High Commissioner to India

OFF-BEAT: PM MODI LAUNCHES HEALTH ID FOR ALL - AYUSHMAN BHARAT DIGITAL MISSION: The Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched the comprehensive Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission which encompases among other benefts a Health ID for all.


“Our aim is that by 2050, a single power grid of renewable energy be accessible across continents - with production in one continent and distribution of power in another.”

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