Current Affairs – October, 2019

Nagaland govt launches Ex-gratia Scheme for Students

The state government of Nagaland has launched an ex-gratia scheme for students studying outside Nagaland, called ‘Nagaland Government Ex-gratia Scheme for Students Studying outside Nagaland’ (NGESSO). The scheme is the initiative of Nagaland Chief Minister Neiphiu Rio. Key Features of NGESSO Scheme It is a scheme initiated and sponsored by Government of Nagaland under which Read More…

A Boost for DRDO’s AIP system

The Air Independent Propulsion system enhances the submerged endurance of the submarines several times. As compared to other technologies fuel cell AIP has merits in performance. DRDO is now set to build fuel-cell based AIP system for Indian Naval Submarines. Air Independent Propulsion AIP is a technology that allows the non-nuclear submarines to operate without Read More…

5th International Conference on RoadTech held in New Delhi

The 5th International Conference on Road Tech (Sustainable Roads and Highways) was held in New Delhi. The Conference Agenda was- ‘Smart Use of Available Resources for Green and Sustainable Roads’ The conference was addressed by Union Minister of State for Road Transport V.K. Singh. Key Highlights of Conference In the last five years great amount Read More…

October 31: World Cities Day

The World Cities Day (WCD) is being celebrated by the United Nations to promote the international community’s interest in global urbanization. It also intends to address the challenges of urbanization and to contribute to sustainable urban development around the world. It was established in 2013. The general theme of WCD is Better City, Better Life. Read More…

India to host second assembly of International Solar Alliance

The second assembly of International Solar Alliance (ISA) is to be hosted by India. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy is hosting the event. It is to be held in New Delhi between October 30 and 31, 2019.The ISA brings together 81 nations. It offers concrete solutions to reduce the cost of solar installations Read More…