PM Modi To Declare Gujarat's Modhera As India's 1st Solar Powered Village
PM Narendra Modi is scheduled to declare Gujarat's Modhera village in Mehsana district as India's first solar-powered village, with the installation of 1,000 solar plants, on October 9. Moreover, these solar plants installed over houses of villagers, will provide zero-cost, round-the-clock electricity to the residents, said the BJP-led Gujarat Government. Besides, the famous Sun Temple in Modhera will also get a 3D-Projection, under PM Modi's… read-more
Tags: Modhera Village, Renewable Energy, Solar Plants, PM Narendra Modi, innovation
Union Govt Launches Credit Guarantee Schemes For Startups In India
In order to extend support to start-ups in India, the BJP-led Central Government announced "Credit Guarantee Scheme". On October 7, the Commerce Union Minister Piyush Goyal said, "Government enables eligible companies to borrow collateral-free money up to Rs 10 crore making sure they reach their true potential,." The move will help micro businesses and start-up establishments to not only take risks but, provide guaranteed loan schemes.
Tags: Credit Guarantee Scheme, Piyush Goyal, Startups, Indian Business, innovation
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
Healthcare Personnel Create Christmas Tree Using Empty Covid-19 Vials: Brazil
In a viral video shared by AFP News Agency on Twitter, the healthcare personnel made a gorgeous and creative Christmas tree out of empty vials. Reported in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, rhe empty vials of flu and Covid-19 vaccines were used to make the tree with a purpose of spreading Covid-19 vaccine awareness in the country. Besides, 65% of… read-more
Tags: Brazil, Rio De Janeiro, Christmas, Coronavirus Vaccines, innovation
Courtesy: Indy 100
NITK Students Design E-Bike For Forest Department: Karnataka
National Institute of Technology Karnataka students designed an e-bike for the forest department. This mobility drive can be solar-powered and charge walkie-talkies, mobiles, or GPS systems. The headlight can be dismantled into a portable torch. ''This e-bike was designed keeping in mind the need of the forest department and officials,'' reported ANI. ''We'd like to thank NITK for giving us this opportunity,'' said Rakshith, a student.
Tags: e-Bike, Karnataka, innovation, University Students, Forest Department
Unique! TN Couple Sends QR-Code Printed Wed Cards To Get Gifts Online
In an efforts to maintain social distancing amidst Covid-19 pandemic, a couple from Tamil Nadu's Madurai came up with an innovative idea of collecting wedding gifts digitally. The idea convinced the bride to print QR codes on their invitation card, which was meant for the guests to hand-over cash directly into their accounts instead of an envelope. Reportedly, the move also helped those relatives who couldn't make it to the function.
Tags: Tamil Nadu, Madurai, Wedding, QR scanning, QR Codes, innovation
IIT Kharagpur Researchers Build 5G-equipped Drone For No Network Area
IIT Kharagpur researchers have devised 5G infrastructure-equipped drones, which can function as airborne mobile telecommunication towers. Capable to perform in zero network areas by switching the location, the drones can also yield rescue-based services by reaching out to survivors at a disaster-affected location in less time. They restore the services by relaying data to rescue servers located far away from the distress area. The researchers… read-more
Tags: iit kharagpur, IIT, Drone, innovation, 5G
Courtesy: India Times
'iDEX4Fauji' Introduced To Encourage Innovations Among Army Personnel
The Defence Ministry has launched a program, 'iDEX4Fauji', to promote innovative ideas by members of the Indian Armed Forces. The program, launched by Rajnath Singh, will also reward the Army staff. Ministry said that this was a first-of-its-kind initiative and "will bolster frugal innovation ideas from soldiers/ field formations.” It opined that since many of them work on the ground, they would have ideas to improve equipment.
Tags: Defence Ministry, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh, Indian Army, innovation
Courtesy: The Indian Express