Larsen and Toubro: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Gaganyaan Mission: L&T delivers Booster Segment, the first launch hardware to ISRO

Published: November 17, 2020

On November 17, 2020, Larsen and Toubro delivered a Booster Segment, the first hardware for the Gaganyaan Mission to ISRO. The company has delivered the module ahead of schedule. What is a Booster segment in a rocket? It is an engine or can also be a booster rocket. It is either the first stage of ..

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Atal Setu of Goa

Published: January 28, 2019

Chief Minister of Goa Manohar Parrikar inaugurated the “Atal Setu” on the Mandovi river in Goa. Key features of the Bridge The important features of the bridge are: It is a four-lane 5.1-km long cable-stayed bridge connects state capital Panaji with north Goa. This four-lane bridge weighs at 2.5 lakh tonnes is equivalent to the ..

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Government appoints AM Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation

Published: November 29, 2018

Union Government has appointed Anil Manibhai Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is currently Group Chairman of engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T). He was awarded Padma Bhushan, India’s 3rd highest civilian award in 2009 for his outstanding contribution to economic growth of the country. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) NSDC ..

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OPV Vijaya: Indian Coast Guard patrol vessel launched

Published: January 22, 2018

The second indigenously built offshore patrol vessel (OPV) named Vijaya built by Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Shipyard for Indian Coast Guard (ICG) was launched at Kattupalli Shipyard, Tamil Nadu. It is expected to be inducted into service by September 2018 after trials on the equipment. OPV Vijaya The OPV is 98 metre long and 14.8 ..

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OPV Vikram: L&T hand overs first defence vessel built in private shipyard to Coast Guard

Published: October 28, 2017

Larsen and Toubro (L&T) handed over offshore patrol vessel (OPV) named “Vikram” to the Indian Coast Guard. It is country’s first-ever such defence vessel to be built in a private shipyard The vessel was indigenously developed in-house at L&T’s Kattupalli shipyard. Its entire design and construction processes have undergone dual certification from American Bureau of ..

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