ICMR releases guidelines for artificial intelligence use in the health sector

GS Paper 2 Syllabus: Issues Relating to Development and Management of Social Sector/Services relating to Health   Source: DTE Context: The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has released Ethical Guidelines for AI in Healthcare and Biomedical Research to guide the effective, safe development/deployment/adoption of AI-based technologies.   Background: India has a host of frameworks …

Synthesis Report of IPCC AR6

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Conservation, Environmental Pollution and Degradation, Environmental Impact Assessment   Source: TH Context: According to an IPCC report, climate change is a threat to human well-being and planetary health and a window of opportunity to secure a liveable and sustainable future for all is fast closing.   Background: Through its multiple assessment …

OilMin accepts all major Kirit Parikh panel recommendations on gas pricing

GS Paper 3 Syllabus: Economy: Energy   Source: BS Context:  The Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry has accepted the main recommendations of the Kirit Parikh committee on natural gas pricing, and will be further recommended by them to the Cabinet soon   What is the Kirit Parikh committee? The committee was constituted last year (2022) to review the existing …