National Institute of Ocean Technology Current Affairs, GK & News

Titagarh Wagons Ltd commissions second coastal research vessel

Indian private firm Titagarh Wagons Ltd has recently commissioned the second coastal research vessel ‘Sagar Anveshika’, for Chennai-based National Institute of Ocean Technology. The ship has been delivered four months ahead of the schedule. The firm had received the order for the ship in 2017. The first research ship named ‘Sagar Tara’ was delivered to the institute ..

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Samudrayaan project: NIOT to Launch Deep Sea Exploration & Mining Mission

National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) will launch ‘Samudrayaan project by 2021-22 to explore the deep sea region. It is pilot project of Union Ministry of Earth Sciences as part the Rs 6000 crore ‘Deep Ocean’ mission for deep ocean mining of rare minerals. Samudrayaan project It proposes to send indigenously developed submersible vehicle with ..

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India’s first offshore desalination plant to set up in Tamil Nadu

India’s first offshore desalination plant will be set up by the National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) about 40km from the Ennore coast in Tamil Nadu with a capacity of about 10 million litres of water per day. The Detailed Project Report (DPR) for the plant, which is estimated to cost Rs 2,000 crore, has ..

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Indian scientists achieve success in converting sea water into drinking water

Indian scientists have accomplished noteworthy success in converting sea water into drinking water. Under a pilot project of the Earth Sciences Ministry, the Indian scientists have developed the Low Temperature Thermal Desalination technology to convert seawater into drinking water. This indigenously developed environment- friendly technology is suited for island territories and coastal areas. So far, ..

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