- 21 Dec 2019
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EChO Network is a collaborative effort of the Government of India, industry and academia.
- EChO Network is a national program to provide a template for cross-disciplinary leadership related to ecology and environment.
- 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.
- It has a specific focus on increasing research, knowledge, and awareness of Indian ecology and the environment.
- The network aims to identify gaps in knowledge regarding the environment and then train postdoctoral leaders in research and outreach on these topics, incorporating current public and private efforts.