Page-2 of GS-III: Recent Developments in It Space Computers Robotics Nano Technology Bio Technology

The use of drones for attack and illegal purposes has increased rapidly in past few years by both state and non-state actors. In the light of such security threats, discuss the challenges and capabilities of India to deal with them.

The drones have come to redefine the nature of warfare in recent times. Their use is increasing rapidly by both state and non-state actors. Use by State actor: Reduce human causalities. Accurate targeting. Ability to escape radars. Use by non-state ..

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Throw some light on the Nano-based Agri-input and food products. Highlight the opportunities and concerns associated with them.

The nanotechnology has redefined the contours of innovation and research. Nano-based agri-input and food products use nanotechnology (i.e. particles to the size of 10 nm) as inputs in agriculture. Benefits: Minimize wastage and effective application of inputs due to ability ..

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Every major advancement in technology has its own set of opportunities and challenges, same is true with robotics. Discuss this in context of India.

Robotics has ushered in umpteen possibilities using which the world is embarking on industrial revolution 4.0. Opportunities for India: Agriculture – Precision agriculture, irrigation and water use efficiency. Mineral prospecting (oil) and exploitation to avoid rat hole mining. Cleaning oil ..

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Discuss the applications of CRISPR/Cas9 genetic scissors that have revolutionized the genome editing technique.

All life on earth including humans is made up of cells, whose centre is called as the nucleus and has chromosomes inside it. In the nucleus of human cell, there are 23 pairs of chromosomes. The chromosomes are made up ..

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To enhance the diffusion of space technology and boost the space economy, the government is encouraging the participation of private sector in space activities. In light of the statement, discuss the significance of Indian space Association in providing an impetus to space technology in India.

Government’s announcement for the formation of NSIL and In-Space as a step towards privatization of India’s space initiative drew the attention to the current public dominated set up. Current setup – dominated by government: ISRO – only major organisation launching ..

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Despite the huge promise of satellite-based internet connectivity, it hasn’t gained traction on a significant commercial scale, especially in India. Discuss.

Satellite-based internet connectivity involves broadband connection and internet to users by connection from satellites. Benefits offered by Satellite-based internet: High bandwidth – Satellite-based connectivity can function at a peak bandwidth and doesn’t show delays during peak hours. Ability to reach ..

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