Make in India campaign: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

GoI: Public procurement Norms modified

Published: June 8, 2020

The Government of India recently modified public procurement norms. Under the new norms maximum preference is to be given to those goods and services that have 50% or more local content. This has been done to promote “Make in India”. Highlights The GoI recently issued the Public Procurement (Preference to Make in India), Order 2017. ..

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26 Defence Items approved by Defence Ministry to boost Make in India

Published: May 21, 2020

On May 20, 2020, the Ministry of Defence approved procurement of 26 defence items to boost “Make in India” initiative. This was done through the amendment of Public Procurement Order 2017. Highlights The Ministry of Defence has so far notified 127 items to under which the local suppliers will be given preference. Of these 127 ..

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Defence Ministry: 5th Edition of ARTECH to be held in New Delhi

Published: December 21, 2019

Ministry of Defence is to hold ARTECH seminar in New Delhi on 23rd December, 2019. ARTEC is Army Technology Seminar that is being held since 2016. Highlights The fifth edition of ARTEC is to be organized by the Indian Army under Ministry of Defence on “Technologies for Non-contact Warfare”. Speakers from diverse industries, subject matter ..

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Lenovo to make Smartphones in Chennai with Flextronics under Make in India initiative

Published: August 19, 2015

Chinese personal computer and smartphone giant Lenovo has roped with electronics contract manufacturer Flextronics to start manufacturing facility in Sriperambudur, near Chennai. Lenovo has forayed in Indian smartphone manufacturing sector after the latest entrant Foxconn who will manufacture the phones in its facility and will invest $ 5 billion over a period of five years in ..

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Gujarat Technological University launches e-Raksha centre to fight cybercrime

Published: January 28, 2015

Gujarat Technological University (GTU) has launched e-Raksha Research Centre to curb rising menace of cybercrimes. This research Centre will provide solution for issues related to cyber security by encouraging research and enhance capability in this field. Key facts e-Raksha Research Centre This centre is established by GTU in collaboration with Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF). Its ..

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