PIB Analysis 16-11-22

PIB Analysis 16-11-22

PIB Analysis 16-11-22

Warship Production Superintendent (WPS) Conclave

  • 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.


  • 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.