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27th September 2022

QUIZ - 27th September 2022

5 Questions

5 Minutes

Mains Question:

Question : Give an account of the growth and development of India’s own navigation system. How would the independent regional navigation satellite system help India in emerging world? (150 words)

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  • Subject: Science & Technology (GS-III)
    • Sub-topic: IT and Communication
  • Subject: Economy (GS-III)
    • Sub-topic: Infrastructure


  • Introduction- brief about India’s regional navigation satellite system NavIC
  • Current utilisation of NavIC's
    • public vehicle tracking in India
    • for providing emergency warning alerts to fishermen venturing into the deep sea where there is no terrestrial network connectivity
    • for tracking and providing information related to natural disasters
  • Significance 
    • reduce dependence on foreign systems
    • more accurate domestic navigation
  • benefits for economy
  • national security
  • Global development in this area
    • China, the European Union, Japan and Russia have their own global or regional navigation systems to rival GPS
  • Conclude accordingly 



By increasing synergies across various government corridors, India can contribute to global and domestic tourism. The Dharamshala Declaration, G20 presidency, and National Tourism Policy 2022 offer a great deal of opportunity to bring India into the global arena.

Reimagining Tourism:

  • Pandemic- Time to rethink: Although the pandemic has severely affected the Tourism industry, it has also given us time to reset and rethink the way forward for tourism in India. We need to work out new frameworks to execute the vision and goals we have set for ourselves.
  • National Tourism Policy 2022: It aims at improving the framework conditions for tourism development in the country, supporting tourism industries, and developing tourism sub-sectors. It talks about giving impetus to digitalization, innovation, and technology through the National Digital Tourism Mission
  • National Green Tourism Mission: The Mission aims at institutionalizing the approach of living harmoniously with nature and within our means, the idea which has been propagated from Gautama to Gandhi. It includes promoting sustainable, responsible, and inclusive tourism in line with our civilizational ethos.
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