India’s Largest Floating Solar Power Project

India’s Largest Floating Solar Power Project: India’s largest floating Solar Power Project is now fully operational. NTPC declared Commercial Operation of the final part capacity of 20 MW out of 100 MW Ramagundam Floating Solar PV Project at Ramagundam, Telangana with effect from July 01, 2022. With the operationalisation of 100-MW Solar PV Project at […]

PSLV Orbital Experimental Module (POEM)

PSLV Orbital Experimental Module (POEM): Besides placing three Singaporean satellites in precise orbit, the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) also achieved the feat of successfully launching the PSLV Orbital Experimental Module or ‘POEM’. The PSLV Orbital Experimental Module is a platform that will help perform in-orbit experiments using the final, and otherwise discarded, stage of […]

Financial Services Institution Bureau

Financial Services Institution Bureau: The Cabinet Appointments Committee (ACC) has passed a government resolution to establish the Financial Services Institutions Bureau (FSIB) in place of the Banks Board Bureau (BBB). The new framework was proposed by the Department of Financial Service, Ministry of Finance. The Financial Services Institutions Bureau will select the chiefs of public […]

Treeshrew Spotted In Jammu and Kashmir

Treeshrew Spotted In Jammu and Kashmir: Scientists have spotted fossils of a small mammal resembling squirrels called treeshrew (known as Sivatupaia ramnagarensis) belonging to a new genus and species from Jammu and Kashmir. This treeshrew currently represents the oldest record of fossil tupaiids in the Siwaliks, extending their time range by 2.5-4.0 Million Years in […]

Autonomous Flying Wing Technology

Autonomous Flying Wing Technology: Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO) carried out the maiden test flight of a new unmanned Aerial Vehicle, an Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Demonstrator. DRDO is in the process of developing Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) of different classes to meet the requirements of the armed forces. Autonomous Flying Wing Technology Is an […]

Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022

Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2022: MoEFCC has notified Forest (conservation) Rules 2022, under the Forest (conservation) Act, 1980. New Rules: Constitute an advisory committee, a regional empowered committee and a screening committee at the State/UT It will examine all the linear projects (e.g. roads, highways, etc) involving land up to 40 hectares and the use of […]