Warship Production Superintendent (WPS) Conclave Chaired by Vice Admiral Kiran Deshmukh, Controller Warship Production and Acquisition (CWP&A) was organised by Warship Overseeing Team, Kolkata on 15 Nov 22.
WPS conclave provided a common forum for exchange of ideas and latest production and project management techniques being followed by DPSUs and Private Shipyards towards improving the defence shipbuilding process in India.
Various challenges faced by WOT’s, lessons learnt and innovative methods utilized to resolve these issues were also deliberated.
The Conclave provided an opportunity to discuss ways and means to achieve 100% indigenization in Defence Shipbuilding sector in line with the government’s vision of “AatmaNirbhar Bharat”.
The Conclave 2022 also coincided with the 60th anniversary of WOT (Kolkata).
Green Mobility Initiative by IAF
In order to achieve reduction in carbon foot print and in keeping with the Gol’s initiative on introduction of green mobility, IAF has inducted a fleet of Tata Nexon Electric Vehicles.
Indian Air Force is planning to enhance the usage of electric vehicles in a progressive manner by procuring e-vehicles against downgraded conventional vehicles.
Augmentation of the e-vehicles ecosystem, including installation of charging infrastructure at various Air Force bases, is also planned.
The first batch of electric cars introduced today will be deployed in Delhi NCR units for performance monitoring and analysis.
To create a standardised inventory of vehicles, IAF has already joined hands with Indian Army in the ongoing procurement of Electric Buses and Electric Cars.
YUDH ABHYAS 2022
The 18th edition of Indo – US joint training exercise “YUDH ABHYAS 22” is scheduled to be conducted in Uttarakhand this month.
Exercise Yudh Abhyas is conducted annually between India and USA with the aim of exchanging best practices, Tactics, Techniques and Procedures between the Armies of the two nations.
The previous edition of the exercise was conducted at Joint Base Elmendorf Richardson, Alaska (USA) in October 2021.
In order to derive full benefit from the professional skills & experiences of both the armies, a Command Post Exercise and Expert Academic Discussions (EAD) on carefully selected topics will be carried out.
The exercise will facilitate both Armies to share their wide experiences, skills and enhance their techniques through information exchange.
India International Trade Fair 2022
India’s multi-hued ethnicity, cultural diversity, colourful weaves and traditional crafts have come under one roof at the Khadi India pavilion at the India International Trade Fair 2022.
The Khadi India pavilion has set-up more than 200 stalls for participation by Khadi artisans through Khadi Institutions, Units established under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Program (PMEGP) & units established under SFURTI Cluster from across the country, showcasing the finest handcrafted Khadi and Village Industry products.