Semicon India 2022

Semicon India 2022 Context: • The SemiconIndia 2022, a 3 day conference was held where multiple number of agreements/pacts have been announced to realise the vision to turn India into a thriving semiconductor hub. About: • Semiconductors are materials which have a conductivity between conductors […]

Atal Tunnel

Atal Tunnel Context: • The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) Engineering Marvel Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh received Indian Building Congress (IBC) ‘Best Infrastructure Project’ award. About: • Atal Tunnel built in Rohtang of Himachal Pradesh is an engineering marvel connecting Manali to […]

Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS)

Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) Context: • A recent Gazette notification regarding the creation of the Indian Railway Management Service (IRMS) marks a paradigm shift in the management of one of the world’s largest rail networks. Background: • Among the ten different Group A Indian […]

Mullaperiyar Dam Issue

Mullaperiyar Dam Issue Context: • Recently, the Supreme Court ordered the reconstitution of the Mullaperiyar dam’s supervisory committee, which will include one technical expert each from Tamil Nadu and Kerala (the two States involved in the dispute concerning safety of the dam) and empowered the […]

An Overlook on Indian Railways

An Overlook on Indian Railways Context: • The introduction of new set of trains into the Indian railways such as Vande Bharat Express, Vistadome coaches and improvisation of the Railway stations to airport standards have changed the image of the Indian Railways. • But there […]