Science & technology

INVESTMENT IN ATOMIC ENERGY

INVESTMENT IN ATOMIC ENERGY The Capital investment for the nuclear power projects is being funded with a debt to equity ratio of 70:30. The equity part is funded from internal resources of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) and Government Budgetary Support. The present policy (Consolidated FDI Policy of …

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r-VSV VACCINE MANUFACTURING PLATFORM

Context: DBT-BIRAC is supporting Covid-19 vaccine development by facilitating establishment of r-VSV vaccine manufacturing platform for first time in India. Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), set up by Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India is supporting COVID-19 vaccine development by facilitating the establishment of the r-VSV vaccine manufacturing …

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BINATIONAL CENTRES

Context: The Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of India is having three binational Centres namely Indo-French Centre for Promotional of Advanced Research (IFCPAR)established with France in 1987, Indo-US Science & Technology Forum (IUSSTF) established in2000 with USA and Indo-German Science & Technology Centre (IGSTC) established in 2010under intergovernmental agreements. …

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SINGLE NUCLEOTIDE POLYMORPHISM (SNP)

Context: In a pathbreaking development, Indian scientists prepare a web-based COVID predictor to predict the sequence of viruses online A group of scientists in India is working on genomic sequences of SARS-CoV-2 around the World, including India, to identify genetic variability and potential  molecular targets in virus and human to …

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PROJECT 17A

Context: Keel laid for the third stealth frigate of Project 17A Project 17-A Nilgiri-Class Frigate Seven frigates under P17A series will be constructed of which four are being constructed in MDL and three in GRSE with MDL as the lead yard. The P17A class frigates are being built using indigenously …

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Aero India –21

Context: The 13th edition of Aero India-21 will be held at Air Force Station, Yelahanka, Bengaluru, Karnataka Aero India 2021 website will be a contactless online interface for Asia’s largest Aero show and host all online services related to the event for both the exhibitors and visitors besides hosting informative …

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