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DAC clears deal for 6 submarines

Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared a mega project to build six conventional submarines for Indian Navy. Decision was taken at DAC meeting chaired by Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh. Highlights This project will cost around Rs 43,000 crore. It was cleared under strategic partnership mode. Project seeks to narrow the gap with growing naval skills ..

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RDSO- India’s First Standard Developing Organization

Research Design & Standards Organization (RDSO) wing of Indian railways has become India’s first institution to be declared as Standard Developing Organization (SDO). Highlights Standard Development Organisation tag was given under “One Nation One Standard” mission of Bureau of Indian Standards. According to Railway Ministry, it is a unique initiative by two organizations under which ..

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ADB approves 484 million USD for CKIC Project

The Asian Development Bank recently approved 484 million USD for CKIC (Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor) in Tamil Nadu. About the Project The project will upgrade 590 km of state highways in the CKIC influence areas. The Climate Change adaptation measures are to be incorporated in the highway upgrades. This includes improved drainage, resizing of bridges and ..

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DRDO to partner with Private Sector in Missile Production

The Defence Research and Development Organisation recently allowed the private sector firms to develop and produce missile systems. Also, they can make partnership with DRDO in Missile production. This is being done under the Development cum Production Partner Programme. The organization has already received bids for the Vertically-launched Short range Surface to Air Missile System. ..

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PiMo- eBike launched by IIT Madras-Incubated start-up

The Pi Beam, which is an IIT Madras-incubated start-up, recently launched the electric two-wheeler called ‘PiMO’. Highlights Pi Beam has set an aim of selling 10,000 vehicles by the end of financial year 2021-22. The bike was founded by an IIT Madras Alum Visakh Sasikumar. 100 customers have already pre-booked the e-bike. About PiMO The ..

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