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Inter-Ministerial Committee set up to strengthen Capital Goods Sector

On November 11, 2020, the Government of India set up an inter-ministerial committee to strengthen capital goods sectors. This will help India achieve its goal of becoming a 5 trillion USD economy. Highlights The Government of India has set up a 22-member inter-ministerial committee to strengthen Capital Goods Sector. The committee will look into issues ..

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Central Electricity Authority proposed Universal Feeder Code

The Central Electricity Authority/ CEA has proposed the implementation of a standardised Universal Feeder Code. A feeder is a power line that is used to transmit the electricity generated at the generating station to the sub-station. The electricity is then distributed to the consumers. The Indian states each use a different feeder code ranging from ..

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Amazon launches Echo Flex

On 20 Nov, Amazon introduced the Echo Flex, a plug –in smart speaker in India.  The Echo Flex is a device that looks somewhat like an adaptor and plugs directly into a standard electrical outlet. It uses no wires or chargers. Once plugged in, turned on and set up using the Alexa app, Flex becomes ..

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IIT- Madras launchs India’s first indigenously-developed microprocessor

The researchers at IIT-Madras have designed and booted up India’s first indigenously developed microprocessor that can be used in mobile computing devices, embedded low power wireless systems and networking systems besides reducing reliance on imported microprocessors in communications and defence sectors. The ‘Shakti’ family of processors was fabricated at Semi-Conductor Laboratory (SCL) of Indian Space ..

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IIT Hyderabad launches an exclusive incubator “Fabless Chip Design Incubator (FabCI)” to boost chip design

The Indian Institute of Technology-Hyderabad (IIT-H) has launched an exclusive incubator “Fabless Chip Design Incubator (FabCI)” to boost chip design. It is a first of its kind in India that will focus on creating an ecosystem for start-ups in chip design. The purpose of FabCI is to incubate at least 50 ‘Make-in-India’ chip design companies ..

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