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11th Regional Quality Conclave in Uttarakhand

The Quality Council of India(QCI) along with the PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry(PHDCCI) will be organizing the 11th edition of the Regional Quality conclave on Friday, 20th December 2019. The conclave will be organized at Rudrapur, Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand. The theme for 11th Regional Quality Conclave- Advance Manufacturing with Quality, Innovation ..

Domain wise Highlights from India Skills Report 2019

The India Skills Report 2019 was prepared by conducting a survey from more than 3,10,000 students across 29 states, 7 Union territories and from above 100 employers. This year marks the sixth edition of the most referred and only report in India about the talent landscape of the country. The report is an initiative of ..

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) launches first-ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ in Varanasi

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched the first-ever ‘Terracotta Grinder’ at Sewapuri in Varanasi. This machine can be used to grind wasted and broken pottery items for re-use in pottery-making. The Terracotta grinder was designed by the KVIC Chairman and fabricated by a Rajkot-based engineering unit. It will make grinding of wasted ..

Ordnance Factory Board

The Ordnance Factory Board (OFB) is the world’s largest government-owned and operated defense production organization. About the Ordnance Factory Board The Ordnance Factory Board is the oldest organization run by the Government of India. It is an industrial organization which functions under the Department of Defence Production of Ministry of Defence, Government of India. The ..

Defense Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DITS)

The Defense Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DITS) has been unveiled by the Government of India to create a cluster of testing infrastructure to aid in the research & development of new military equipment.? What is the? Defence Testing Infrastructure Scheme (DTIS)? The Indian Government has announced plans to create a cluster of 8 green greenfield projects ..

Manufacturing Sector in India

Manufacturing refers to the process of manufacturing industrial goods in a factory, MSME, home factory etc. The Manufacturing sector of India has gone through several phases of development since independence in 1947 till date. It expanded from the domestic manufacturing sector from building the industrial foundation in India in the 1950s and early 1960s to ..

Impact of Global Warming on Jobs in India

The report, ‘Working on a warmer planet: The impact of heat stress on labour productivity and decent work’ released by the International Labour Organisation makes the following observations about the impact of global warming on jobs in India: India is expected to lose an equivalent of 34 million jobs as a result of global warming by ..

Did India Over-Estimate its Growth Rate?

In a research paper India s GDP Mis-estimation: Likelihood, Magnitudes, Mechanisms, and Implications former chief economic advisor Arvind Subramanian has claimed that India s economy grew at a much slower pace between 2011-12 and 2016-17 (at about 4.5%) than the official estimate of 7 per cent. Observations made in the Research Paper India s GDP ..