GS-III: Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology
Comment on India’s dependence on imports for the electric vehicle market from China. What should be India’s strategy to beat the Chinese influence over the EV market?
Climate change is once again in the spotlight as COP27 gets underway in Egypt. The global effort to reduce carbon emissions relies heavily on electric cars (EVs). The switch to EVs is essential in India, which is grappling with ..
What are some of the key features of the Vande Bharat 2.0 train? How would it improve India’s railways?
The Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at Perambur, Chennai, planned and produced the Train18, subsequently known as the Vande Bharat Express, over the course of 18 months as part of the Indian government’s Make in India programme. This train’s second ..
Explain how the petroleum industry and the semiconductor chip industry compare with each other with regards to their sensitivity to geopolitical development.
The petroleum industry and the semiconductor chip industry are very different in nature and profile. However, there is a lot of structural commonality within the two industries. Common link between petroleum and chip industry: Both are dominated by a few ..
What are the implications of the rising tensions between China and Taiwan for the chip making sector? Discuss its significance.
Taiwan is the major producer of semiconductor chips used in everything from cars and smartphones to data centers and fighter jets. The rising tensions between Taiwan and China are creating serious challenges for the chip manufacturing industry. Implications on Chip-making ..
There has been an increased focus on the electronics manufacturing sector in India in the past few years. The size of the electronics manufacturing sector has more than doubled after 2015-16. How India boosting its electronics manufacturing sector: Target to ..
What is DMH-11 that was recently approved by the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee? What are the advantages and challenges in its adoption?
The Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), working under the ambit of the Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has recently approved the environmental release of GM Mustard Hybrid DMH 11 for seed production and commercial cultivation. DMH 11: Dhara ..
Topics: GS-III: E-Technology in the Aid of Farmers • GS-III: Environmental Impact Assessment • GS-III: Indigenization of Technology and Developing New Technology • GS-III: Major Crops Cropping Patterns in Various Parts of India