PraVaHa Software

Context: SRO’s Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre (VSSC) develops PraVaHa (Parallel RANS Solver for Aerospace Vehicle Aero-thermo-dynamic Analysis), a Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) software for aerodynamic design and analysis of aerospace vehicles. PraVaHa simulates external and internal flows on launch vehicles, winged, and non-winged re-entry vehicles, aiding in the evaluation of aerodynamic and aerothermal loads during …

Phenome India-CSIR Health Cohort Knowledgebase (PI-CheCK) Project

Source: PIB  Context: CSIR’s ‘Phenome India’ project, a pioneering longitudinal health monitoring initiative, has achieved its target of collecting 10,000 samples, marking a significant step towards precision medicine in India. What is Precision Medicine? Precision medicine refers to an approach to healthcare that tailors medical treatment and prevention strategies to the individual characteristics of each …

Role of Nuclear Technologies in Food System

Context: At the International Symposium on Food Safety and Control: FAO Director-General underscores the importance of nuclear technologies for measuring, managing and controlling food safety. It was organized by FAO and IAEA. Role of Nuclear Technologies in Food System: Animal Health: PCR tests for rapid disease detection. Soil and Water Management: Use of radioactive nuclides …

World’s largest grain storage plan

 Context: The National Level Coordination Committee (NLCC) for the world’s largest grain storage plan held its first meeting in Delhi. The plan aims to transform Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) into Multi-Service Societies. The pilot project, implemented in 11 states, focuses on creating agricultural infrastructure at the PACS level, including warehouses and processing units, through …

World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS)

 Context: India played a significant role in the ITU’s World Summit on the Information Society (WSIS )+20 Forum High-Level Event and the ‘AI for Good’ Global Summit. During these events, India showcased its leadership in drafting global standards for responsible and trustworthy AI. The WSIS+20 Forum commemorates 20 years of progress since the World Summit …

International Health Regulations (IHR 2005)

 Context: The 77th World Health Assembly adopted amendments to the International Health Regulations (IHR 2005), incorporating 300 proposals by member states following the Covid-19 pandemic. Also, decided to extend the mandate of the Intergovernmental Negotiating Body (established in 2021) to finish its work to negotiate a Pandemic Agreement within a year. Aim: These amendments aim …

Challenges Faced by Farm sector in India and Reforms Needed

 GS Paper 3 Context:  The farm sector faces the challenge of sharing growth gains sustainably, beyond just boosting productivity.   Significance of Agriculture Sector in Indian Economy:     Current Major Challenges Related to India’s Agriculture Sector: Fragmented Landholdings: 89.4% of agricultural households own less than two hectares of land. Menace of Climate Change: Erratic …

INSIGHTS IAS WEEKLY CURRENT AFFAIRS MAGAZINE : 20 May – 26 May 2024

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