Dhruv Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Coast Guard Ship C-452 to be commissioned in Indian Navy

On November 3, 2020, the ICGS C-452, designed and built by L&T is to be commissioned in the Indian Navy. The ship was indigenously built in India under the Make in India initiative. Highlights Earlier, Defence Minister Shri Rajnath Singh had commissioned the ICGS Sachet and two other interceptor boats namely C-451 and C-450 in ..

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DHRUVs: UV based Sanitizer by DRDO to sanitize phones

The Research Centre Imarat (RCI) of Defence Research Development Organization (DRDO) has developed Defence Research Ultraviolet Sanitizer (DHRUVS). Highlights The RCI of DRDO based in Hyderabad has developed a Ultra Violet Cabinet to sanitize mobile phones, laptops, iPads, passbooks, challans and paper. It can also be used to sanitize currency notes and papers. It provides ..

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HAL to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka

The Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is to set up logistics bases in Vietnam, Malaysia, Indonesia and Sri Lanka. This is to entice them towards buying India’s military helicopters and Light Combat Aircraft Tejas. Highlights The HAL is working towards increasing defence exports and help India achieve its 5 billion USD defence target. It will also ..

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Light Combat Helicopter Production inaugurated in HAL Bengaluru

On February 27, 2020, the Defence Minister Raj Nath Singh inaugurated Light combat Helicopter production at the HAL complex in Bengaluru. The project is a part of the “Make in India” initiative. Light Combat Helicopters The Light Combat Helicopters (LCH) were completely designed by HAL. It has 2 engines and several latest technical features. The ..

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DHRUV – Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme launched

Pradhan Mantri Innovative Learning Programme – DHRUV is a 14 day learning programme launched on October 10, 2019 from Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) headquarters in Bengaluru. The programme was launched by Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ in presence of Dr K Sivan, Chairman, ISRO, Wing Cdr. Rakesh Sharma, AC (Retd.) and others. ..

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