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8 February 2022 Daily Defence Current Affairs And Updates [DOWNLOAD PDF]

Daily Defence Current Affairs 8 February 2022 MAKE IN INDIA IN DEFENCE SECTOR Information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri in Parliament for Make In India. Many significant projects including...

Daily Defence Current Affairs 8 February 2022


  • Information was given by Raksha Rajya Mantri in Parliament for Make In India.
    • Many significant projects including 155mm Artillery Gun System ‘Dhanus’, Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’, ‘Akash’, INS Kalvari, Khanderi, Chennai, Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette, Arjun Armoured Repair & Recovery Vehicle, Bridge Laying Tank, OPVs, Fast Interceptor Boat, Landing Craft Utility, etc. have been produced under ‘Make in India’.
    • The Government, in the last three years i.e., from 2018-19 to 2020-21 and current year till December 2021, has accorded Acceptance of Necessity to 150 proposals worth Rs 2,47,515 crore approximately.
    •  On September 25, 2014, the GOI announced the ‘Make in India’ initiative to encourage manufacturing in India and galvanize the economy.
    • Objective: To increase the manufacturing sector’s growth rate to 12-14% per annum
    • To create 100 million additional manufacturing jobs in the economy by 2022.
    • To ensure that the manufacturing sector’s contribution to GDP is increased to 25% by 2022 (revised to 2025) from the current 15-16%.

Indian Delegation To Visit Pakistan For PIC

  • The annual meeting of the Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) will take place in Pakistan from 1st to 3rd March, with an Indian delegation led by India’s Indus Commissioner, P.K. Saxena, due to visit the country.
  • This will be the 117th  meeting.
  • The 116th  Meeting of Permanent Indus Commission (PIC) b/w India & Pakistan is underway in New Delhi.
  • It is a bilateral commission of officials from India and Pakistan, created to implement and manage goals of the Indus Waters Treaty, 1960.
  • The Commission, according to the treaty, shall meet regularly at least once a year, alternately in India and Pakistan.
  • The functions of the Commission include:
  • To study and report to the two Governments on any problem relating to the development of the waters of the rivers.
  • To solve disputes arising over water sharing.
  • To arrange technical visits to projects’ sites and critical river head works.
  • To take necessary steps for the implementation of the provisions of the treaty.
  • It is a treaty brokered by the World Bank and signed by then Prime Minister Pt. Nehru and Pakistan’s President Ayub Khan administer how the waters of the Indus and its tributaries that flow in both the countries will be utilised.
  • According to the treaty, waters of the eastern rivers – Sutlej, Beas & Ravi had been allocated to India, while the western rivers -the Indus, Jhelum & Chenab to Pakistan.

Special Community Interaction & Medical Camp

  • A&NC, ICG District Hq at Diglipur conducted a special Community Interaction Programme for fishermen of Gandhinagar.
  • The CIP was conducted in coordination with the Department of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj, along with Departments of Revenue, Forest, Fisheries, PMF & Gram Panchayat (Gandhinagar).
  • The Community Interaction Program focused to educate the fishermen about the importance of carrying lifesaving gear while venturing into the sea for a fishing voyage.

Importance of Fisheries for India:

  • India is the 2nd major producer of fish through aquaculture in the world.
  • India is the 4th largest exporter of fish in the world as it contributes 7.7% to global fish production.
  • Fish constituted about 10% of total exports from India and almost 20% of agriculture exports in 2017-18.
  • The fisheries and aquaculture production contributes around 1% to India’s GDP and over 5% to the agricultural GDP.
  • Around 28 million people are employed in the fisheries sector in India.
  • The World Fisheries Day is observed on the 21st of November every year.
  • GOI Schemes:  Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF), Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana, Blue Revolution, Kisan Credit Card.

LCA Tejas To Show Flying Skills at Singapore Air show

  • The Indian Air Force’s Light Combat Aircraft (LCA), Tejas, will be showcasing its flying skills at the Singapore Airshow 2022 being held from February 15 to 18.
  • Tejas, manufactured by state-run aerospace giant Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd, is a single engine and highly agile multi-role supersonic fighter aircraft capable of operating in high-threat air environments.


  • Make In India Programme Was Started In
  • 2014
  • 2015
  • 2016
  • 2017


  • Indus Water Treaty Was Signed B/W
  • India & Nepal
  • India & Bangladesh
  • India & Pakistan
  • None of the above


  • ‘Service And Loyalty’ Is the Motto Of
  • CRPF
  • BSF
  • NSG
  • ITBP


  • The Hambantota Port Is In
  • Sri Lanka
  • Qatar
  • Iran
  • Austria

     ANSWER: A

  • Which country doesn’t share a land boundary with Ukraine?
  • Moldova
  • Belarus
  • Poland
  • Serbia


  • Hyundai Motor Company Is Belong To  
  • South Korea
  • North Korea
  • Japan
  • China


  • SIPRI Stands For
  • Stockholm International Peace Rice Institute
  • Stock International Peace Research India
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute
  • Sugar International Peace Research Institute


  • INS Shardul Is A
  • Landing ship tank (LST)
  • Stealth guided-missile destroyer
  • Submarine
  • Aircraft Carrier


  • “Nischay Kar Apni Jeet Karon” is The Motto Of___


  • Regimental Centre of SIKH LIGHT INFANTRY
  • Kamptee, Maharashtra
  • Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
  • Fatehgarh, Uttar Pradesh
  • Wellington, Tamil Nadu



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