IIT Roorkee Current Affairs, GK & News

IIT Roorkee-NDMA develop App to Predict Natural Disasters

The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) and IIT Roorkee has developed an app, in a joint venture, that can predict natural disasters. Highlights App will alert about possible natural calamities in advance. Uttarakhand cabinet has also formed an expert committee that will tell us about the quantum of rainfall in each area in order to ..

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QSim- India’s first Quantum Computer Simulator Toolkit

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has launched the India’s first ‘Quantum Computer Simulator (QSim) Toolkit’. Key Points QSim is the first-of-its-kind toolkit, indigenously developed in India. It meant to be a vital tool of learning and understanding the practical aspects of programming with the help of Quantum Computers. It will thus bring about ..

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IIT Roorkee launches Earthquake Early Warning Mobile App

Indian Institute of Technology in Roorkee (IIT Roorkee) launched an earthquake early warning (EEW) Mobile App for Uttarakhand. Key Facts Earthquake early warning system will alert people regarding the onset of calamity on mobile application. It can detect onset of the Earthquake and issue warnings before significant tremors take place in state. This mobile app ..

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Prana Vayu: Low Cost Portable Ventilator developed by IIT Roorkee

With only 40,000 ventilators in India, the demand for ventilators are increasing day by day as the number of cases of COVID-19 are increasing day by day. In order to fulfil the demands, IIT Roorkee has developed low cost portable ventilator called “Prana Vayu”. Highlights The portable ventilators are highly suited for the modified railway ..

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Times Higher Education Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019

The London-based Times Higher Education (THE), a global organisation that produces data, analysis and expertise on higher education has released the Emerging Economies University Rankings 2019. The 2019 ranking comprises of 450 universities from 43 countries, across four continents. Performance Indicators The rankings use 13 performance indicators to provide comprehensive and balanced comparisons to reflect ..

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