The DoT gives permission to conduct “5G Technology Trials” in India

What is the News? The Department of Telecommunications(DoT) has given permission to conduct trials for the use and application of 5G technology. The DoT permitted few Telecom Service Providers(TSPs) to conduct such 5G Technology trials. Objectives of 5G Technology Trials: The objective behind the trials is to: Firstly, test 5G spectrum propagation characteristics especially in… Continue reading The DoT gives permission to conduct “5G Technology Trials” in India

“Operation Samudra Setu-II” launched by Indian Navy

What is the News?  The Indian Navy has launched Operation Samudra Setu-II. About Operation Samudra Setu-II: Firstly, the Indian Navy launched this operation with the aim to bring oxygen-filled cryogenic containers to India from abroad. This is because the country is facing a severe shortage of medical oxygen in the wake of a massive spike… Continue reading “Operation Samudra Setu-II” launched by Indian Navy

“Disaster Management Act, 2005” Invoked to facilitate supply of Medical Oxygen

What is the News? The Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) has invoked the Disaster Management Act, 2005 once again. This time to issue an order to ensure that the inter-state supply of medical oxygen is not obstructed for any reason whatsoever. What does the order say? Firstly, there will be no restriction on the movement of… Continue reading “Disaster Management Act, 2005” Invoked to facilitate supply of Medical Oxygen

National Hydrogen Energy Mission (NHEM)

Synopsis – Challenges and suggestion to enhance the commercial-scale operation of green hydrogen in India. National Hydrogen Energy Mission NHEM- Indian prepares to launch the National Hydrogen Energy Mission (NHEM). The global target is to produce 1.45 million tonnes of green hydrogen by 2023. India currently consumes approximately 5.5 million tonnes of hydrogen, which is… Continue reading National Hydrogen Energy Mission (NHEM)

National Super Computing Mission(NSM)

What is the News? India is fast emerging as a leader in high-power computing with the launch of the National Super Computing Mission(NSM). About National Super Computing Mission(NSM): Firstly, the government launched the National Super Computing Mission in 2015. Secondly, the aim is to connect research and academic institutions to a Supercomputing grid all over the country.… Continue reading National Super Computing Mission(NSM)

NITI Aayog launches “AIM-PRIME” to support science based startups

What is the News? Atal Innovation Mission(AIM), NITI Aayog in association with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation(BMGF) launch AIM-PRIME (Program for Researchers on Innovations, Market-Readiness & Entrepreneurship). About AIM-PRIME: AIM-PRIME Program aims at promoting science-based, deep technology. For that, it will provide training and guidance over a period of 12 months. Implementation by: Venture Center… Continue reading NITI Aayog launches “AIM-PRIME” to support science based startups

Union Minister inaugurates Event for “DSIR-PRISM Scheme”

What is the News? The Union Minister for Science & Technology inaugurates the Event for Publicity of the PRISM (Promoting Innovations in Individuals, Startups, and MSMEs) scheme. About PRISM Scheme: Nodal Ministry: PRISM is an initiative of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research(DSIR), Ministry of Science and Technology. Aim: The aim is to help… Continue reading Union Minister inaugurates Event for “DSIR-PRISM Scheme”

SERB launched “SERB-PRISM Portal”

What is the news? The Science and Engineering Board(SERB) launched a portal called “SERB – Project Information System & Management(SERB-PRISM Portal)”. About the SERB-PRISM Portal: Aim: The portal aims to provide information regarding all projects sanctioned by SERB from 2011 onwards. The information includes funding details, status, research summary, and project output details such as… Continue reading SERB launched “SERB-PRISM Portal”

40 Scholars awarded under “India Science and Research Fellowship(ISRF) 2021”

What is the news? 40 scholars from 6 countries have been awarded under the India Science Research Fellowship(ISRF) Program 2021. About India Science Research Fellowship(ISRF) Program 2021: Launched by: the Department of Science and Technology(DST), Government of India in 2015. Purpose: Awarded scientists and researchers from neighboring countries are provided an opportunity to carry out… Continue reading 40 Scholars awarded under “India Science and Research Fellowship(ISRF) 2021”

Indian legacy and developing Science and Technology in India

Source: The Hindu Syllabus: GS-3 Science and Technology- developments and Achievements of Indians in science & technology Synopsis: India is celebrating National Science Day. This day should be marked by commitments of promoting science, technology, and innovation in India. Introduction: National Science Day was celebrated on February 28 for the discovery of the Raman effect… Continue reading Indian legacy and developing Science and Technology in India