TNPSC Current Affairs June 2017
1.Scorpene Submarine to get Air Independent propulsion.
To extend the endurance of Six Scorpene Submarine, Indian Navy is planning to install Air Independent Propulsion modules which will be done when the submarines go for normal refit after six years of its induction.
INS Kalvari , the first Scorpene submarine is all set to join Indian Navy in another 2 monts and would go for normal refit in 2023 and other 5 submarines will go for Induction at nine month intervals.
2.Kasturirangan, to head drafting committee of National Education Policy.
Government has set up a new committee under the chairmanship of eminent Scientist Padma Vibhushan Dr K. Kasturirangan for final draft of National Education Policy.