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NHEV TECH Trial run between Delhi-Jaipur

DRIIV jointly hosted the pre-launch event at IIT delhi with EODB

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Danish Embassy visit on 16th February 2022
Looking forward to engagement and meeting with Danish cluster as a next step.
Building international bridges: Strengthening Indo-Swedish Collaboration
DRIIV's innovation landscape is developing rapidly. To find synergies with its various S & T driven efforts, Sweden's Office of Innovation and Science New Delhi, led by Dr. Per Arne Wikstrom (Head of Office of Science & Innovation, Embassy of Sweden, New Delhi) along with Senior Advisor Dr. Leena Kukreja visited the DRIIV office at IITD in the second week of December 2021. In line with the overall goal of the offices to strengthen Sweden's global connections to strategic international innovation, science and higher education environments, the team explored opportunities to collaborate in - Circular Economy, EV batteries, Digital Health, and Education. Prof. K. K. Pant, team lead of Waste to Wealth theme, discussed the pressing need of novel and transformative catalytic technologies to enable sustainable circular economy. Prof. Tavpritesh Sethi, who is leading the AI/ML in Healthcare vertical talked about the importance of building ArtificiaI Intelligence for medicine and public health. Prof. Jyoti Sharma described the prospective endeavours of the Effective Education Vertical in establishing process based Identification and mentoring practices for gifted students in science and mathematics.
The meeting was followed by a visit to the Centre for Automotive Research and Tribology (CART), IITD, where Prof. B. K. Panigrahi, lead, E-Mobility theme, demonstrated some of the key projects his lab is undertaking on Battery Charging Infrastructure, Battery Management System etc. DRIIV is looking forward to a long term partnership with Sweden in these fields and many more.

DRIIV Getting Media Attention

Hindustan Times

In works: A collaborative approach to find Sustainable solutions to Delhi's crucial challenges:

The main task is to develop an ecosystem around science and technology where various players can come together and contribute in bringing innovation from the laboratory to the market. We don't want to leave research on paper, directionless, but drive it along what is needed as per the national mission requirements... read more

The Times of India

Pilot project to stop diesel trucks at Delhi Border:

DRIIV, a government of India initiative, has initiated a pilot project along with Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, to explore the possibility of building logistics hubs along the Delhi-Jaipur highway where diesel trucks can be stopped. The goods they are carrying to the capital can then be unloaded and transhipped to Delhi in electric... read more

The Hindu

COVID-19 surge preparedness with AI, genomic surveillance:

New and emerging variants of SARS-CoV-2 virus continue to pose a threat to the health of populations across the globe. Counting the unique and observable changes in the sequences available until January 2022 shows more than 6,000 mutations have accumulated in the spike gene of the virus... read more

Hindustan Times

Delhi-Jaipur Electric Highway:

Ashwini Chaubey, Minister of State for Environment, who will flag off the trial run, said that the Delhi-Jaipur E-Highway with NHEV pilot will be the landmark initiative by Ease of Doing Business. Chaubey said, “This unique initiative will benefit tourist and people to 'travel clean' on EVs who are not even EV owners and will inspire more people to buy and participate in making India surface transport green... read more

Urban Transport News

Tech for Circular Economy brings Delhi-Jaipur E-Highway:

Atal Harit Vidyut Rashtriya Mahamarg will break its own existing record of the longest EV Tech Trial Run ever conducted in the country. Dr (Smt) Parvinder Maini, Scientific Secretary, OPSA congratulated DRIIV and NHEV, an initiative under EoDB for recognizing the synergy between Science and experimenting through pilots... read more