Make in India Current Affairs - 2020

Defence Ministry signs agreement with BEML to procure 1,512 mine ploughs

On July 20, 2020, the Defence Ministry signed a contract with the Bharat Earth Movers Limited (BEML) to procure 1,512 mine plough devices at a cost of Rs 557 crores. Highlights The Mine Plough is a device that helps tanks to clear minefields. The mine ploughs are to be fitted with T-90 tanks. The induction Read More…

First Mega Food Park of Mizoram inaugurated

On July 20, 2020, the Minister of food Processing Industry Harsimrat Kaur Badal e-inaugurated the first Mega Food Park in Mizoram. Highlights The Zoram Food Park (non-governmental) inaugurated in Mizoram is to provide employment to 5,000 persons and will benefit 25,000 farmers in primary processing centre and core processing centre. The park is expected to Read More…

Conference on Defence Manufacturing Technologies and Aerospace inaugurated

On July 15, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Defence Shri Shripad Naik inaugurated the conference on Defence Manufacturing Technologies and Aerospace. Highlights The conference is being held to promote Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan and Make in India initiative. The conference is held under the theme Theme: Empowering India with Atma Nirbhar Bharat Mission Read More…

White Paper launched for Recommendations on Immediate Technology and Policy Impetus to Make India ATMANIRBHAR

At a virtual event, White Papers prepared by the Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) was launched by Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare) on 10th July 2020. Focus of the launched White Paper As the global supply chain is mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, this also has Read More…

ARPIT: Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation by Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force recently developed Airborne Rescue Pod for Isolated Transportation (ARPIT). The pod is to be used to evacuate critical patients that are suffering from COVID-19. Highlights The Indian Air Force identified the need for an air evacuation system that will prevent the spread of infectious aerosols from the COVID-19 patients during air Read More…