IYB 25 Scientific and Technological developments

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Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) Objectiveattract talent for science and research - awards to school students for their innovations
KIRAN (Knowledge Involvement in Research advancement through Nurturing) goalsthree - 1) DST provides opportunity to women scientists who had break in their career, primarily due to family reasons, to pursue research Sciences and Engineering Technology 2) Science & Technology solutions at the grassroots level for social benefit, 3) one year internship in the domain of Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) - theory as well as hands on training in different law firms
Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM) objectiverejuvenate research in yoga and meditation
NIDHINational Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations has been evolved as an umbrella scheme for a seamless innovation ecosystem booster
PRAYASAcceleration of Young and Aspiring innovators & Startups (PRAYAS) - Support from Idea to Prototype
MANAK(Million Minds Augmenting National Aspirations and Knowledge) To widen the base of the innovation pyramid by cultural intervention, ideas relevant to the national needs are to be invited from 10 lakh school students in any language
Does The Survey of India also provides support to other countries ?Yes, eg Nigeria, Afghanistan,Kenya, Iraq, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Zimbabwe, Indonesia,Bhutan, Mauritius
Which special organisation takes care of making specialised thematic maps required to meet the needs of the specific users ?While Survey of India meets the national needs in cartography National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organisation (NATMO) takes care of special needs
Who is the custodian of Traditional Knowledge Digital Library (TKDL) ?Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
Which organisation maintains Microbial Type Culture Collection (MTCC) and Gene Bank ?Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR)
ACROSSAtmospheric and Climate Research, Observations Science Services (ACROSS)
For which year was deficient monsoon rainfall predicted accurately ? 2015 season
A cruise onboard ORV Sagar Nidhi organized in the northern Bay of Bengal as part of the Ocean Mixing and Monsoon (OMM) programme collected which data ?very high resolution data to study the upper ocean mixing processes
HOOFSHigh-resolution Operational Ocean Forecast and Reanalysis System (HOOFS) project - operational ocean forecasting system was setup for the south-eastern Arabian Sea, now covering for the entire west coast of India -forecasting the three dimensional structure of ocean
Which system has proved to be an ideal alternate livelihood option for the coastal fisherfolk ?open sea cage culture mooring system
Towards commemorating the 50th Anniversary of IIOE (International Indian Ocean Expedition), the Ministry has taken a lead in launching the IIOE-2 in the Indian Ocean in coordination withIntergovernmental Oceanographic Commission of UNESCO
PACERPolar and Cryosphere Research
What is IndArc ?IndARC is the India’s first underwater moored observatory anchored in the Kongsfjorden fjord, half way between Norway
IndARC was Designed and developed by scientists fromThe Earth System Science Organisation (ESSO), National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research (NCAOR), National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) and Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services (INCOIS).
Why Kongsfjorden fjord?A fjord is a deep, narrow and elongated sea or lake drain, which has steep land on three sides and an opening toward the sea on the fourth side - natural laboratory for conducting detailed studies on Arctic climate variability
The next generation Tsunami surface buoy which was indigenously designed, developed and deployed is a part ofSagar Bhoomi buoy system in Bay of Bengal - it was retrieved after successful functioning for more than a year and found to be in order
Polar Remotely Operable Vehicle (PROVe) was deployed atPriydarshini Lake, Antarctica - showed algal mats
Under Seismology and Geoscience Research (SAGE) where was two sides drilled to to document the co-evolution of mountain building, weathering, erosion, and climate over a range of timescales ?Laxmi Basin in the eastern Arabian Sea
A Borehole Geophysics Research Laboratory (BGRL) has been set up to carry out Scientific Deep Drilling Investigation in Koyna-Warna region of Maharashtra atKarad, Maharashtra
The Koyna region located close to the west coast of India is the most outstanding example of which type of Seismicity ?Reservoir Triggered Seismicity (RTS)
The Regional Integrated Multi-Hazard Early Warning System (RIMES) Objectiveestablished for cooperation for exchanging information to deal with natural, technological and human-induced disasters particularly to minimize the loss of life and property
Which countries are members of RIMES ?Twenty three countries of the Indian Ocean
The dedicated Accelerator Mass Spectrometry (AMS) Measurement Facility at IUAC, New Delhi is formeasurement of 14Carbon and to measure ultra-low concentrations of the isotopes of Carbon for applications in radiocarbon dating and earth sciences
High Performance Computing System (HPC) at ESSO-NCMRWF was dedicated to the nation byMinister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences

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