UPSC: ISRO’s newly introduced half-humanoid is named Vyommitra

The Indian Space Research Organization had created a multitasking female humanoid robot named Vyommitra that can talk and also perform tasks like a human space explorer. ISRO’s Vyommitra’s name is derived from...

National Digital Health Blueprint (NDHB)

Government of India is committed to ensuring high quality healthcare, accessible to all upto the last mile. The digital health interventions are accelerating this transformation and have a huge potential for supporting...

Biofuels

Biofuels are the future of energy in this nation and around the world.                                                                                                                  Rod Blagojevich Biofuels encompass a versatile category of fuels, including liquids, gases, or...

Embracing Digital Governance

Due to the rapid rise of the internet and digitization, Governments all over the world are initiating steps to involve Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in all governmental processes. Several government programs...

Chandrayaan-2 Mission: Significance and Challenges

ISRO recently announced the launch date (July 15, 2019) of Chandrayaan-2 mission, after the long delay from the scheduled launch. Reasons for the delay in the mission Chandrayaan-2‘s predecessor, Chandrayaan-1, was an Orbiter mission which...

India’s role in space sciences

ISRO's vision is to "tackle space innovation for the national turn of events" while pursuing space science research and planetary investigation. The accomplishments are wonderful considering the parsimonious financial plan of the Indian Space...

IndiGen initiative

The IndiGen initiative was undertaken by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) in April 2019, which was implemented by the CSIR-Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (IGIB), Delhi and CSIR-Centre for Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB),...

Cartosat-3 : 2019

The PSLV-C47 will launch Cartosat-3 and 13 commercial nano-satellites into Sun Synchronous orbit from Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC), Sriharikota. CARTOSAT-3 is a third generation agile advanced satellite having high resolution imaging capability. CARTOSAT-3 would...

National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage

The Department of Heavy Industry would implement the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme 'National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage’ to attain a manufacturing capacity of Fifty Giga Watt Hour (GWh) of...

Chandrayaan 2: ISRO has located Chandrayaan -2 Lander Vikram

ISRO has been trying to establish contact with Chandrayaan-2 Lander (Vikram). The Lander was actually designed to execute a soft landing on the lunar surface in a high plain between two craters, Manzinus C...

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