Mains-81: Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology

Drone Based Aerial Mapping of India: Need, Drawbacks and Issues

The Survey of India is all set to use drone imaging to create ultra-high resolution spatial and topographic map of India. This is the biggest endeavor in mapping the country since the Great Trigonometric Survey undertaken back in the 1800s, which is responsible for the high-precision maps of India still in use. Project Highlights The ..

Core Catcher in a Nuclear Reactor

Moscow based Rosatom state corporation has installed a core catcher or a core melt installation device at the Unit 3 of Kundakulam Nuclear Power Plant at Tamil Nadu. A core catcher is a device designed to cool and localise the molten core material in case of a meltdown accident. The molten core material or corium ..

Critically analyse the role of Deep Technology in providing comprehensive social development as well as social security.

Deep technology holds immense potential yet its adaptation in India is low. The role of Deep technology can be seen in the success of multinational giants like Google, Facebook, Microsoft and Amazon. Ranging from revolution in Quantum-computing to augmented reality, their contribution is ever-expanding.  In India tech wizards like Infosys and TCS have made considerable ..


How technological intervention will aid in enhancing the livelihood of fishermen? Explain with suitable examples.

Technological interventions can aid in enhancing livelihood opportunities by filling the gaps in operations. The two marine information dissemination products Gemini and new potential fishing zones (PFZ) launched by Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services in association with Airport Authority of India (AAI) are classical examples. Gemini GEMINI (GAGAN Enabled Mariner’s Instrument for Navigation ..

What is Artificial Intelligence (AI)? Discuss its various applications and scope for development in India.

It is a branch of computer science which deals with creating computers or machines as intelligent as human beings. The term was coined in 1956 by�John McCarthy. Applications: Health sector: Faster, cheaper and more accurate diagnosis and thus improving patient outcomes and reducing costs Education Sector: AI can make some of the educational processes automated ..