Monthly : February 2018

उत्तर प्रदेश शिक्षक पात्रता परीक्षा, 2017

उत्तर प्रदेश शिक्षक पात्रता परीक्षा, 2017

(कक्षा-6 से 8 तक)

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परीक्षा तिथि-15.10.2017


24thInternational Conference & Exhibition on Terrestrial and satellite Broadcasting

Question- Where is the 24th International Conference and Exhibition ‘BES Expo, 2018’ being organized on Teestric and Satellite Broadcasting between February 26th-28th, 2018?
(a) Jaipur
(b) Hyderabad
(c) Bangalore
(d) New Delhi
Answer: (d)
Related Facts:

  • Between 26th -28th February, 2018, the 24th International Conference and Exhibition on Terrestrial and Satellite Broadcasting, ‘BES Expo, 2018’ is being organized in Pragti Maidan, New Delhi.
  • It was inaugurated by Union Information and Broadcasting and Textile Minister, Smriti Jubin Irani.
  • The main theme of this three-day program is – ‘Non-Linear Broadcasting-Technology & Business Models’.
  • ‘BES Expo, 2018’ has been organized by Broadcast Engineering Society (India).
  • This Expo is being considered as the biggest event of broadcast technology in India.
  • About 300 companies from 25 countries presented their products directly in BES Expo 2018 or through dealers and distributors in India.
  • Exhibition is joined by Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Israel, Italy, Japan, South Korea, Netherlands, Norway, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, United Kingdom and American Companies.


Foundation stone for National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts

Question- At which of the following National Technology Center the foundation stone for setting up of a National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts (NTCPWC) was laid down recently?
(a) Noida
(b) Mangaluru
(c) Chennai
(d) Vijayawada
Answer: (c) 
Related Facts:

  • On February 26th, 2018, Shri Nitin Gadkari, Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation laid the foundation stone for setting up of a National Technology Centre for Ports, Waterways and Coasts (NTCPWC), at IIT Chennai.
  • The Ministry of Shipping and IIT Chennai also signed an MoU for this at the event.
  • NTCPWC, being set up under the Shipping Ministry’s flagship programme Sagarmala, will act as a technology arm of the Ministry of Shipping for providing engineering and technological inputs and support for Ports, Inland Waterways Authority of India and other institutions.
  • It will carry on applied research in the areas of 2D and 3D Modelling of ocean, coastal and estuarine flows, sediment transport and morphodynamics, navigation and maneuvering, dredging and siltation, port and coastal engineering-structures and breakwaters, autonomous platforms and vehicles, experimental and CFD modeling of flow and hull interaction, hydrodynamics of multiple hulls and ocean renewable energy.
  • The centre will provide indigenous software and technology, make technical guidelines and standards and address port and maritime issues with models and simulations.
  • The centre will not only help generate new technology and innovations but also work towards their successful commercialization.
  • It will provide learning opportunities for the people working in Ministry of Shipping.
  • NTCPWC is being set up at a cost of Rs 70.53 crore to be shared by Ministry of Shipping, IWAI and the Major Ports.
  • Ministry of Shipping’s grant is towards capital expenditure for creating facilities like Field Research Facility (FRF), Sedimentation and Erosion Management Test Basin and Ship/Tow Simulator.
  • The centre will be self sustainable in three years through industry consultancy projects for Indian and global port and maritime sector.
  • The setting up of NTCPWC would give a boost to the development of indigenous technology relevant to theport and maritime sector in India.
  • This would also be a major shot in the arm for the Government’s ‘Make in India” programme, and provide a push to its Sagar Mala programme
  • Envisioned as a world class state-of-the – art centre, NTCPWC will be a hub for latest technology tools and reduce our dependence on foreign institutions.
  • It will also reduce the cost of research drastically and result in cost and time savings for work in the port and maritime sector.


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