A three day virtual Conference of BRICS Network Universities on the theme of electric mobility was inaugurated at IIT Bombay on 16th June 2021. IIT Bombay is the lead institution of India for the BRICS Network University. This conference is part of the engagements that India is hosting under the education stream during its Chairship of the 13th BRICS Summit this year. experts from Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa will talk about various aspects of electric mobility like traffic management, hydrogen technology, hybrid vehicles, lithium-ion batteries and linkage between e-mobility and livelihoods. students, researchers and faculty from the BRICS Network Universities of the five member countries are expected to participate in the conference.
About BRICS Network University
BRICS Network University is a union of higher education institutions of the five BRICS member countries, formed with the objective of enhancing educational cooperation in general, and especially in the realm of research and innovation.
Established : 2009
Headquarter : It doesn't have headquarter
The first BRIC Foreign Ministers’ Meeting was held in 2006 among China, Brazil, Russia and India on the sideline of the 61st session of the United Nations General Assembly, which drew the action plan for BRIC cooperation. In 2009, the first BRIC Summit was held in Yekaterinburg, Russia. In 2011 South Africa invited to join BRIC and officially enlarged to include 5 countries and changed into BRICS.
Sources : PIB