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Daily Current Affairs For UPSC IAS Prelims, 01 May 2023 Current Affairs For Civil Services

Daily Current Affairs For UPSC IAS Prelims 01 May 2023: We bring to you ”Daily Current Affairs For UPSC IAS Prelims” based on the principle of updating UPSC CSE aspirants with Most Important Daily Current Affairs For Civil Services. These Daily Current Affairs are prepared by our team in Bit Form/Abridged Form to save the precious time of UPSC Aspirants without compromising the quality. In Today’s Daily Current Affairs For UPSC IAS Prelims, 01 May 2023, we are covering below mentioned topics.

Imphal, Indigenous stealth destroyer of Indian Navy

Imphal, Indigenous stealth destroyer in news

Recently, Imphal, inda’s 3rd indigenous stealth destroyer under Project 15B class, undertook her maiden sea sortie.

Imphal stealth destroyer Ship

Imphal stealth destroyer Ship is Indian Navy’s third indigenous stealth destroyer of the Project 15B class.

  • Imphal stealth destroyer Ship is planned to be commissioned later this year by Indian Navy.
  • The Imphal vessel has been designed in-house by the Navy’s Warship Design Bureau and construction by Mazagon Dock Ltd. (MDL).
  • Imphal stealth destroyer Ship has been built incorporating numerous specialized technologies and a significant amount of indigenous components.
  • Development of Imphal stealth destroyer Ship is a clear demonstration of the Indian Navy’s commitment to the national vision of ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat’ and the ‘Make in India’ initiative.

Imphal stealth destroyer Ship Significance

Being the largest and most sophisticated destroyer ever to be named after a city from the North-East, Imphal will hold a distinctive position.

  • It is a fitting representation of the North-Eastern region and the state of Manipur’s increasing significance and contribution to national security and development, making it an appropriate symbol.
  • The addition of Imphal to the Indian Navy’s fleet will result in a considerable boost to its combat capabilities.
  • Commencement of sea trials of Imphal is yet another important milestone towards building a strong, modern and self-reliant India.

Udan Scheme Performance

Udan Scheme in News

Recently, the Ministry of Civil Aviation has informed that 6 years ago, Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) Udan took flight, connecting Shimla to Delhi. PM Modi has also tweeted about the UDAN Scheme and informed about Udan Scheme’s performance over the years.

Udan Scheme Performance

With 473 routes and 74 operational airports, heliports, and water aerodromes, RCS Udan has revolutionized the Indian aviation industry over last six years. It has brought about a significant improvement in regional connectivity and has given a boost to tourism and trade. Some of the achievements of the UDAN scheme are:

  1. Increased regional connectivity: The UDAN scheme has significantly increased regional connectivity by connecting more than 50 airports across the country.
  2. Affordable air travel: The scheme has made air travel more affordable for common people by capping airfares at INR 2,500 per hour of flight.
  3. Boost to tourism: The UDAN scheme has led to a boost in tourism in remote and unexplored parts of the country, which were previously inaccessible by air.
  4. Employment generation: The scheme has created new employment opportunities in the aviation sector, including pilots, cabin crew, and ground staff.
  5. Development of airport infrastructure: The UDAN scheme has encouraged the development of airport infrastructure in remote areas, which has helped in the overall development of these regions.

India Calling Conference 2023

India Calling Conference 2023 in News

The ‘India Calling Conference 2023’ was inaugurated by the Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Piyush Goyal, who delivered the keynote address.

India Calling Conference 2023

IMC India Calling Conference is an annual feature for last 24 years established by Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC).

  • India Calling Conference aims to provide networking platform for Indian and global players to come together and debate, share insights and explore potential investment opportunities and collaborations.
  • India Calling Conference 2023 has been organized by the Indian Merchants Chamber (IMC) in Mumbai.
  • The IMC India Calling Conference 2023 will deliberate discussions on the following topics:
    • Gati Shakti – National Master Plan for Multimodal Connectivity
    • Opportunities- Defence Manufacturing
    • Opportunities-Tourism
    • Opportunities- Real Estate and Urban Development
    • Case Studies of successful stories of PLI Scheme and Joint Ventures
    • Roundtable with G20 Ambassadors
    • Valedictory – G20 – Working for One Earth, One Family, One Future

Daily Current Affairs For UPSC IAS Prelims, 27 April 2023 Current Affairs For Civil Services

Daily Current Affairs For UPSC IAS Prelims, 27 April 2023 Current Affairs For Civil Services

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