Earth Observation Satellites

Disaster Management

Disaster Management History shows that India is exposed to national disasters. Cyclones, floods, earthquakes, droughts and floods are major threats. About 60 percent of the landmass is prone to earthquakes of various intensities, over 40 million hectares is prone to floods and 68 percent of the area is susceptible to drought. This not only results in loss to thousands of lives, but also in terms of loss in private, community and public assets. While substantial scientific and material progress has been made, the loss of lives and property due to disasters has not decreased. Government of India has now brought ... Read more

20.03.18 (CGPCS) Chhattisgarh Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH 14k villages in gariaband to be electrified by may: CM   All the targetted 14,000 villages in gariaband district will receive electricity connection by end of may month this year, chief minister raman singh informed.   He was speaking at a ‘grievance redressal camp’ organised at madagaon in the insurgency infested district as part of the lok suraj campaign.   The chief minister later reached supebeda and announced that rs50,000 each will be given to the persons affected with kidney ailments and also announced that ration card of each family will be prepared, earlier and madagaon and umrailkala villages, ... Read more

Space programme in India and its applications with special reference to industrial, agricultural and other rural developmental activities, INSAT and IRS systems

Space Technology- Indian space programs. Application of Satellites for different purposes   Despite being a developing economy with its attendant problems, India has effectively developed space technology and has applied it successfully for its rapid development and today is offering a variety of space services globally. Indian Space Program: During the formative decade of 1960s, space research was conducted by India mainly with the help of sounding rockets. The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) was formed in 1969. Space research activities were provided additional fillip with the formation of the Space Commission and the Department of Space by the government ... Read more

12.01.18 Chhattisgarh (CGPCS) Current Affairs

CHHATTISGARH Centre considering sai facility for archery in c’garh: centre   The Chhattisgarh Government has moved a proposal for opening of Sports Authority of India (SAI) Centre in Archery discipline at Shivtarai Village in Bilaspur district of  Chhattisgarh, the Central Government has informed.   The proposal to start a SAI Extension Centre at Shivtarai Village, Kota Tehsil, Bilaspur (Chhattisgarh) is under consideration, it informed.   Sports being a State subject, promotion and development of Sports in the country is primarily the onus of the State Government.   In order to complement/supplement the efforts of the States in this regard, the ... Read more