National Institute of Ocean Technology Current Affairs, GK & News
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 ..
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 ..
Category: Science & Technology Current Affairs
Topics: Deep Ocean mission • International Sea Bed Authority • Ministry of Earth Sciences • National Institute of Ocean Technology • NIOT • Polymetallic Nodules • Samudrayaan project • Science and Technology
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 ..
Topics: Desalination • Ennore • Environmental issues • Filters • Fresh water • Low-temperature thermal desalination • National Institute of Ocean Technology • Tamil Nadu • Water • Water desalination • Water supply • Water treatment
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, ..
Topics: Agatti Island • Desalination • Kalpeni • Kavaratti • Lakshadweep • Low-temperature thermal desalination • Minicoy • National Institute of Ocean Technology • Nature • States and union territories of India • Water • Water desalination