Download Learnerz IAS app from the Play Store now! Download



Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies (iCET) UPSC NOTE

 Why in news

  • Amid concerns over a strain in the India-U.S. relationship over comments ahead of the general election, two high-level visits are being planned by Delhi and Washington

  • Foreign Secretary Vinay Mohan Kwatra is likely to visit the U.S. mid-April for consultations with the U.S. State Department, and both sides are also trying to schedule a visit by U.S. National Security Adviser Jake Sullivan to Delhi

  • The U.S. and India have been working on a mutually agreeable date for iCET discussions 


  • It was announced by India and the US in May 2022 and was officially launched in January 2023 and is being run by the National Security Council of both countries.

  • Under iCET, both countries have identified six areas of cooperation which would include co-development and co-production, that would gradually be expanded to QUAD, then to NATO, followed by Europe and the rest of the world.

  • Under iCET, India is ready to share its core technologies with the US and expects Washington to do the same.

  • It aims to promote collaboration in critical and emerging technology areas, including AI, quantum computing, semiconductors, and wireless telecommunication.

Focus Areas of the Initiative:

  • AI research agency partnership.

  • Defense industrial cooperation, defense technological cooperation, and defense startups.

  • Innovation Ecosystems.

  • Semiconductor ecosystem development.

  • Cooperation on human spaceflight.

  • Advancement in 5G and 6G technologies, and adoption of OpenRAN (Open Radio Access Network) network technology in India.



Amritsar,1,April 2024,171,Art & Culture,1,August 2023,251,Courses,7,Daily Current Affairs,48,December 2023,189,Disaster Management,2,Environment and Ecology,54,February 2024,228,Foundation Course,1,GDP,1,GEMS Club,1,GEMS Plus,1,Geography,67,Govt Schemes,2,GST,1,History,2,Home,3,IAS Booklist,1,Important News,71,Indian Economy,46,Indian History,2,Indian Polity,56,International Organisation,12,International Relations,58,Invasive Plant,1,January 2024,240,July 2023,281,June 2022,6,June 2023,268,March 2024,238,May 2022,17,Mentorship,2,November 2023,169,October 2023,203,Places in News,2,Science & Technology,66,September 2023,205,UPSC CSE,111,
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam: Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies (iCET) UPSC NOTE
Initiative on Critical and Emerging Technologies (iCET) UPSC NOTE
Learnerz IAS | Concept oriented UPSC Classes in Malayalam
Loaded All Posts Not found any posts VIEW ALL Readmore Reply Cancel reply Delete By Home PAGES POSTS View All RECOMMENDED FOR YOU LABEL ARCHIVE SEARCH ALL POSTS Not found any post match with your request Back Home Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat January February March April May June July August September October November December Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec just now 1 minute ago $$1$$ minutes ago 1 hour ago $$1$$ hours ago Yesterday $$1$$ days ago $$1$$ weeks ago more than 5 weeks ago Followers Follow THIS PREMIUM CONTENT IS LOCKED STEP 1: Share to a social network STEP 2: Click the link on your social network Copy All Code Select All Code All codes were copied to your clipboard Can not copy the codes / texts, please press [CTRL]+[C] (or CMD+C with Mac) to copy Table of Content