‘Sagar Anveshika’- A Coastal Research Vessel

Published on January 11, 2021
Current Context: Union Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the Coastal Research Vessel (CRV) named as ‘Sagar Anveshika’ at Chennai Port.
‘Sagar Anveshika’- A Coastal Research Vessel
  • The CRV ‘Sagar Anveshika’ will be used to perform environment indexing and bathymetric in coastal and offshore waters. 
  • The National Institute of Ocean Technology will also make use of this CRV to conduct various research projects.
  • The CRV ‘Sagar Anveshika’ is built by Titagarh Wagons, Kolkata, West Bengal.
  • It is built under the Indian Register of Shipping (IR Class).
  • The ‘Sagar Anveshika’ is a dynamic positioning capable vessel and will allow research in various oceanographic mission. 
  • Static Part: 
    • Union Minister of Earth Sciences: Dr Harsh Vardhan


Q.1 What is the name of Coastal Research Vessel (CRV) which was recently inaugurated by Dr Harsh Vardhan at Chennai Port?
a. ‘Sagar Manusha’
b. ‘Sagar Sampada’
c. ‘Sagar Anveshika’
d. ‘Sagar Nidhi’

Q.2 Who inaugurated the Coastal Research Vessel (CRV) named as ‘Sagar Anveshika’?
a. Dr Harsh Vardhan
b. Nitin Gadkari
c. Mansukh Laxmanbhai Mandaviya
d. Rajnath Singh

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