www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs – Sep.22, 2016 (22/09/2016)
WORLD’s LARGEST SOLAR POWER PLANT OPENS IN KAMUTHI
It is a project of Adani Green Energy (TamilNadu), the renewable energy wing of the Adani Group.
About the plant:
The plant has a capacity of 648 megawatts (MW).
The plant is now one of the leading green energy producers in the world.
BIRAC MEET IN NEW DELHI
BIRAC (Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council), a non-profit Public Sector Enterprise under the protection of Department of Biotechnology(DBT), Government of India, is organizing the 5th Innovators meet in New Delhi.
Theme of the meet: “Biotech Innovation Ecosystem – Strategizing the Next Leap”
This BIRAC is being organized for promoting growth of innovation and entrepreneurship in all places of research.
BIRAC is assigned to serve as a single window interface to promote affordable innovation in key social sectors especilaly on start ups and small and medium enterprises.
IITIS 2016 SUMMIT
Incredible India Tourism Investors Summit (IITIS) is a platform for domestic and international investors to meet project owners from across Indian states and the private sector.
2016 summit is a total participation of 1800 registered projects from 29 Indian states and UTs and also participation from 250 National and International investors.
And also 700 investable projects from across the country and from across various sectors of Tourism.
MERGING RAIL BUDJET WITH GENERAL BUDJET
The Union cabinet approved the proposal of Ministry of Finance to merge Railway budjet with General budjet.
This merger will helps to unified budjet which will bring affairs of railways in organized manner with general budjet.
And this is also reduced the procedural requirements.
INDIA’s DEAL FOR 36 RAFALE JET
Prime minister cleared the deal of buy 36 jets from France for operational neccessity of IAF(Indian Air Force).
About the jet:
The Rafale was always designed as an aircraft capable of any air-to-ground, nuclear strike mission, superb air-to-air performance and capabilities.
On the 64th foundation day of the Central Electronics Engg Research Institute Union Minister launched the “KSHEER TESTER”.
About the tester:
It is newly developed GPS inn0vation of “ksheer scanner” will helps to check the adulteration of the milk.
This device will helps the person track the location of sample of the milk and get result through sms.
TELECOM CONNECTIVITY BETWEEN MAINLAND WITH ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLANDS
The Union cabinet approved the proposal of improving telecom connectivity between mainland(chennai) and Andaman&Nicobar islands.
Union Cabinet approved the proposal of undersea connectivity through optical fibre cable in Union Territory with chennai.
Currently satellite is the only communication link between these places.
And also satellite bandwidth cost is high and its availability is limited only.