From UPSC perspective, the following things are important :
Prelims level : Accelerator Lab
Mains level : SDGs and various initiatives for their attainment
The UNDP Accelerator Lab India project was recently launched in collaboration with the government’s Atal Innovation Mission.
- It seeks to address some of the most pressing issues facing India, including air pollution, through innovation.
- The laboratory will be housed in the UNDP India office has partnered with the Indian government’s Atal Innovation Mission to achieve its objectives.
- Other issues that the laboratory will seek to address include sustainable water management and client-resilient livelihood.
- The vision is to make faster progress in meeting the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the U.N. by 2030.