IIT Bombay Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT-Bombay launches ‘Project Udaan’

IIT-Bombay launched its “Project Udaan” on the occasion of Hindi Diwas on September 14, 2021. Aim of the project Project Udaan was launched with the aim of breaking the language barrier that many students face while joining the institutes of higher education. About the project Project Udaan enables the translation of textbooks and other study ..

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First CAR-T Cell Therapy Conducted

Clinical trials of Chimeric Antigen Receptor T-cell (CAR-T) therapy was conducted globally. Therapy has emerged as a breakthrough in cancer treatment. It has shown promising results on end stage patients, especially in patients of Acute Lymphocytic Leukemia. Highlights CAR-T technology has a remarkable therapeutic potential for cancer patients. This technology is not available in India, ..

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Vajra Kavach Disinfection System

Mumbai-based start-up, Indra water has developed “Vajra Kavach Disinfection System” which removes scourge of viral particles from equipment used by Corona warriors front line workers. About Disinfection System Disinfection System removes any possible traces of SARS-Cov-2 virus from Personal Protective Equipment, coats, gloves, N95 masks and gowns. Thus, it enables reuse of PPEs and other ..

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Indian Army’s First Green Solar Energy harnessing plant in Sikkim

The Indian Army recently launched the first Green Solar Energy harnessing plant in Sikkim. It was launched to benefit the troops of the Indian army. About the plant The plant uses Vanadium based battery technology. It was built at an altitude of 16,000 feet. The capacity of the plant is 56 KVA. It was completed ..

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NanoSniffer: Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector

The Union Education Minister recently launched the world’s first Microsensor based Explosive Trace Detector called the “NanoSniffer”. About NanoSniffer The NanoSniffer was developed by an IIT Bombay incubated startup called NanoSniff Technologies. It is marketed by the IIT Delhi incubated startup Kritikal Solutions. The NanoSniffer can detect explosives in less than ten seconds. It can ..

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