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PM INAUGURATED CIPET: INSTITUTE OF PETROCHEMICALS TECHNOLOGY, JAIPUR

PM INAUGURATED CIPET: INSTITUTE OF PETROCHEMICALS TECHNOLOGY, JAIPUR

Context:

On 30th Sep 2021, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi inaugurated CIPET: Institute of Petrochemicals Technology, Jaipur through a video conference.

About CIPET:

  • Along with the Government of Rajasthan, the Government of India has set up CIPET: Institute of Petrochemicals Technology, Jaipur.
  • It is self-sustainable and dedicatedly serves the needs of the petrochemical and allied industries.
  • It will educate the youth to become skilled technical professionals.

Other Projects Launched:

  • The Prime Minister also laid the foundation stone for four new medical colleges in the Sirohi, Hanumangarh, Banswara, & Dausa districts of Rajasthan.
  • He informed that after 2014, 23 medical colleges have been approved by the central government for Rajasthan and 7 medical colleges have already become operational.
  • These Medical Colleges have been sanctioned under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme for “Establishment of new medical colleges attached with district/referral hospitals”.
  • Preference to set up medical colleges is given to backward, underserved and Aspirational Districts.
  • Under 3 phases of the Scheme, 157 new medical colleges have been approved across the nation.

Petrochemicals:

  • These are the chemical products obtained from petroleum by refining.
  • Some chemical compounds made from petroleum are also obtained from other fossil fuels, such as coal or natural gas, or renewable sources such as maize, palm fruit or sugar cane.

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