Major Projects in News, Latest Current Affairs [2024]: Month-wise List

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Welcome, dear aspirants, to a comprehensive rundown of the major projects making waves in the news landscape for the year 2024. In your journey towards cracking coveted competitive exams like SSC, UPSC, Railway, and various state PSCs, staying up-to-date on current affairs is not just a necessity but a strategic imperative.

With an eye on providing you with the ammunition necessary to ace your exams, we present a meticulously curated compilation of significant projects, categorized month-wise, ensuring you’re equipped with the latest developments and insights.

Explore the details, stay informed, and pave your path to success. Keep reading for a deeper understanding of the major projects shaping the landscape of 2024!

Major Projects in News 2024 [January to December]

Major Projects in News March 2024

  • ‘10,000 Genomes Project’ completed, data stored at Indian Biological Data Centre, Faridabad.
  • Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan launches “Project ODISERV” with Bajaj Finserv Limited in Sambalpur, Odisha.
  • PM Modi inaugurates 800 MW Unit 2 of NTPC’s Telangana Super Thermal Power Project in Peddapalli.
  • Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates infrastructure projects at Naval Base Karwar under Project Seabird.
  • PM Modi inaugurates Mono Ethylene Glycol project in Paradip Refinery operated by Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL).
  • Sela Tunnel project inaugurated in Arunachal Pradesh under Project VARTAK by Border Roads Organisation (BRO).
  • Ministry of Rural Development signs MoU with IIT Delhi for geospatial technology and AI applications under “BhuPRAHARI” project.
  • PM Modi inaugurates India’s first in-plant railway siding project of Maruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) in Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
  • ISRO announces Project Soorya for development of New Generation Launch Vehicle (NGLV).
  • International Organizations for Migration (IOM) reports 8,565 migrant deaths in 2023 under “Missing Migrants” project.
  • USA announces construction of floating pier off Gaza coast for humanitarian aid delivery under Joint Logistics Over-the-Shore (JLOTS) project.
  • India provides second tranche of INR/Nu 5 billion for infrastructure development related to GyalSung Project in Bhutan.

Major Projects in News February 2024

  • Bayview Projects wins tender for International Film City near Noida, Uttar Pradesh.
  • PM Modi lays foundation stone for Talabira Thermal power project in Sambalpur, Odisha.
  • The Healthy Indian Project (THIP) joins Vaccine Safety Net, an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO).
  • India and Russia sign agreement for additional nuclear reactors at Kudankulam Nuclear Power Project site, Tamil Nadu.
  • India signs $200 million loan with Asian Development Bank for Climate Resilient Brahmaputra project.
  • Kaladan Multi-Model Transit Transport Project is a bilateral initiative between India and Myanmar.
  • Gurugram Metro Rail project’s total length is 28.5 KM.
  • NLC India Limited Barsingsar Solar Project in Bikaner, Rajasthan, has a capacity of 300 MW.
  • India’s first Helicopter Emergency Medical Service (HEMS) under “Project Sanjeevani” starts from Uttarakhand.
  • “Indian Housing Project” for 1,300 houses launched in Sri Lanka.
  • Shahpur Kandi Dam Project completes construction over Ravi River.
  • PM Modi inaugurates NTPC’s Lara Super Thermal Power Project in Raigarh, Chhattisgarh.

Major Projects in News January 2024

  • Naveen Patnaik (Odisha CM) laid the foundation stone for the Rs 6,225 crore Bhubaneswar Metro Rail project, with a total length of 26 km in the 1st phase.
  • NEHHDC is establishing the Ashtlaxmi Haat & Experience Centre in Guwahati and setting up an ERI silk spinning plant in Integrated Textile Park, Mushalpur, Baksa (Assam) with a project cost of ₹14.92 crore.
  • PM Narendra Modi inaugurated the Kochi-Lakshadweep Islands submarine optical fibre connection (KLI-SOFC) project in Kavaratti, Lakshadweep. The project has a total link distance of 1,868 kilometres.
  • Border Roads Organisation (BRO) used ‘REJUPAVE’ technology for high-altitude bituminous road sections at the Sela tunnel and LGG-Damteng-Yangste (LDY) in Arunachal Pradesh under Project VARTAK.
  • The foundation stone was laid for the modernization and upgrade of Paradip Fishing Harbour in Odisha.
  • ONGC has initiated the first crude oil production from its deep-sea project in the Krishna-Godavari basin block KG-DWN-98/2.
  • IG Drones awarded a contract to survey the Personalized Rapid Transit Corridor (PRT) of India’s first Neo Metro Project in Uttarakhand.
  • Kyaukphyu deep sea port is a proposed infrastructure project in Myanmar.
  • I-STEM (Indian Science, Technology, and Engineering Facilities Map) announced the launch event of the ‘Samavesha’ project at the Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
  • Union Minister Parshottam Rupala launched a pilot project to deploy artificial reefs in the sea off the Vizhinjam coast in Thiruvananthapuram district, Kerala.
  • The Shree Mandir Parikrama Prakalpa project was inaugurated around the Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha.
  • SAMALEI project inaugurated in Odisha for Samaleswari Temple Area Management and Local Economy Initiatives.
  • Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh signed a MoU with the Union Ministry of Jal Shakti to implement the Modified Parbati-Kalisindh-Chambal-Eastern Rajasthan Canal Project (Modified PKC-ERCP) Link Project.
  • THDC India Limited inaugurated India’s Largest Electrolyser End Fuel Cell-based Green Hydrogen Pilot Project in Rishikesh.


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