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THE NEWS The Indian Space Research Organization has successfully launched its latest communication satellite GSAT-29, from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Sriharikota being carried by ISRO’s Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle (GSLV-Mk III). ABOUT THE MISSION With this successful launch, the satellite aims at solving the communication barriers faced by Village Resource Centers (VRCs) that are responsible for providing space-based services to ISRO from rural areas of the country. The launch vehicle is the 67th launch mission from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre and the 33 communication satellite built by ISRO. The GSLV Mk III rocket will place the GSAT-29…

THE NEWS Recently the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has come up with a draft scheme known as “Indian Turbine Certification Scheme,” which incorporates the guidelines for certifying the Turbines in India. Basics of the Scheme The scheme is a compilation of best National and International Standards, Technical Regulations and requirements as issued by the Central Electricity Authority and other international bodies. It has also strived to incorporate various best practices from other countries to ensure the quality of the wind energy projects. The scheme is mainly focused on assisting and facilitating the following stakeholders: Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs)…