India imports Current Affairs, GK & News

What is Green Ammonia?

The Government of India is recently inviting bids for Green Ammonia Projects to reduce the import dependence of the country. As per the Union power and new and renewable energy Ministry, the bids for Green Ammonia projects will be conducted by SECI (Solar Energy Corp. of India Ltd). Why Green Ammonia Projects? To produce fertilisers, ..

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India: The Second Largest Manufacturer of PPE in the world

On May 21, 2020, India became the second largest producer of Personal Protective Equipment in the world. China is the leading producer of PPE in the world. Highlights The Ministry of Textiles has been taking several measures to maintain the quality of PPE alongside manufacturing. Background Initially India faced several challenges in increasing quality PPE ..

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CSIR develops Personal Protective Coverall Suit

On April 18, 2020, the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)-National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) developed Personal Protective Cover all suit. The suit has been produced with polypropylene spun multilayered non-woven fabric. Highlights The Polypropylene spun suit can be used to ensure safety of doctors, paramedical staff, health care workers and nurses. The CSIR-NAL is ..

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Curbs on Palm oil imports tightened

On April 13, 2020, India tightened its curbs on imports of palm oil. Under the new conditions, the authorisation for imports of palm oil should be accompanied with pre-purchase agreement. Highlights Apart from the pre-purchase agreement, “certificate of origin” has also been made mandatory. This certificate is important to prove where the goods come from. ..

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Department of Science and Technology to manufacture automated Ventilators

On April 2, 2020 the Department of Science and Technology toed up with the Wipro 3D to jointly build proto type of automated ventilators. Highlights The ventilators will help in meeting urgent requirement of Covid-19 crisis. The ventilators are called AMBU (Artificial Manual Breathing Unit). They are hand held devices that will provide automatic pressurized ..

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