Civil engineering: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

India’s longest electrified rail tunnel inaugurated in Andhra Pradesh

In Andhra Pradesh, Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu has recently dedicated the India’s longest electrified rail tunnel i.e situated between Cherlopalli and Rapuru. He also inaugurated the 112-km long electrified railway line between Venkatachalam and Obulavaripalli. ..

South Central Railway commissiones longest electrified tunnel in Indian Railways

The South Central Railway (SCR) has recently commissioned the longest electrified tunnel of 6.6 km built at a total cost of Rs 460 crore between Cherlopalli and Rapuru stations. The tunnel is part of the ..

DCIL inks a MoU with Water & Power Consultancy Services (India) Limited (WAPCOS) to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy

The Dredging Corporation of India Limited (DCIL) has inked a MoU with Water & Power Consultancy Services (India) Limited (WAPCOS) to jointly identify suitable future projects and carry out geotechnical investigation and engineering consultancy.The two ..

Indian Army and NHPC signed pact to build underground tunnels

Indian Army signed a an agreement with NHPC (National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) Limited. The pact is signed to build 4 underground tunnels along China and Pakistan borders for storage of ammunition and other war-related equipment. ..

Blue Flag Project

The Union Environment Ministry has launched a pilot project ‘Blue Flag’ for beach clean-up and development. The purpose of the project is to enhance standards of cleanliness, upkeep and basic amenities at beaches. Under the ..