EChO Network | 21 Dec 2019

Why in News

EChO Network is a collaborative effort of the Government of India, industry and academia.

Key Points

  • 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.

Source: PIB