Electronics: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

Electronic Manufacturing

The Union Cabinet recently approved 3 scheme to boost the domestic manufacturing of electronics and also to attract investments in the sector. Production-linked Incentive Manufacturing Scheme The Cabinet approved the production linked incentive manufacturing scheme for the electronics sector and it is worth 40,995 crore INR. It will give an incentive of 4 to 6% ..

Indian Army conducts rare exercise Chang Thang Prahar in Eastern Laddakh

The Indian Army conducted a massive rare exercise named ‘Chang Thang Prahar’ at a high altitude area in Eastern Laddakh  bordering China for testing and improving its war-fighting capabilities. The integrated exercise involved the use of infantry, mechanized forces, T-72 tanks, with force multipliers such as artillery guns and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV). 

E-waste disposal

The massive amount of E-waste being generated by our digital footprint causes a massive concern as these digital gadgets have a massive waste profile and their disposal is a big cause of concern for us all. What is happening? As per a recent UN report titled “A New Circular Vision for Electronics” has highlighted the ..

China develops world’s first armed amphibious drone boat

China has successfully tested the world’s first armed amphibious drone boat ‘Marine Lizard’ in Wuhan, capital of Central China’s Hubei Province. Built by Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Group under China Shipbuilding Industry Corporation (CSIC), the drone ship could be used in land assault operations and is capable of forming a combat triad with aerial drones and ..

Mumbai venue of first-ever Global Aviation Summit (GAS-2019)

Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the first-ever Global Aviation Summit (GAS-2019) in Mumbai on January 15. The two-day summit, with a theme ‘Flying for all-especially the next 6 Billion’, is being organised by Ministry of Civil Aviation in association with FICCI. It offers stakeholders an opportunity to explore, deliberate and understand how technology-driven innovations ..

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 ..

India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) and Light Bullet Proof Vehicles (LBPV) to be set up in Kota

India’s first private sector unit for manufacturing Unmanned Air Vehicles (UAV) and Light Bullet Proof Vehicles (LBPV) will be set up by DCM Shriram Industries Group on the campus of Shriram Rayons in Kota. These UAVs and LBPVs are likely to be used by defence and para-military forces in the country. The UAVs will help ..

US researchers develops world’s smallest computer “Michigan Micro Mote”

Researchers at the University of Michigan (UM) in the US have developed the world’s smallest computer “Michigan Micro Mote”. It measures just 0.3 mm and could help find new ways to monitor and treat cancer. In addition to the RAM and photovoltaics, the new micro computing device has processors and wireless transmitters and receivers. Since ..