India Energy Modelling Forum

India Energy Modelling Forum
•It seeks to provide a platform for leading experts and policy makers to study important energy and environmental issues and ensure induction of modelling and analysis in informed decision making process
[Organized by: NITI Aayog and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) with the support of the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)]
West Nile virus (WNV)
~is the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United States. It is most commonly spread to people by the bite of an infected mosquito
~is a member of the flavivirus genus and belongs to the Japanese encephalitis antigenic complex of the family Flaviviridae
•A section of the media has reported that a seven year old boy from Malappuram District of Kerala is suffering from a West Nile Virus (WNV).
Man Portable Anti-Tank Guided Missile (MPATGM)
~is third-generation anti-tank guided missile (ATGM) indigenously developed by DRDO.
•It has strike range of 2.5 km. It weighs around 14.5 kg to maintain man portability
•It works on fire and forget principle and is known for its top attack capabilities
[In a major boost for Army, DRDO successfully test fired ]
World Consumer Rights Day:{15 March}
~It marks the date in 1962 President John F Kennedy first outlined the definition of Consumer Rights.
•Theme: Trusted Smart Products

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