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Impact of computers in society

Impact of computers in society

Dr. K.P. MAMMOOTTY, Director, LBS Centre for Science & Technology , Trivandrum,(Paper presented at the inaugural function of 'Computer and Power System Study Centre' of KSEB Officers Association)
The mechanisation was basically responsible for the first industrial revolution. The second industrial revolution is the brain child of automation and computerisation. The mechanisation helped man to amplify his physical power many fold, whereas the computerisation has multiplied his intellectual capacity more than thousand times. 
Just as the growth of electronics from simple vacuum tube to the complicated VLSI and microprocessor is one of the greatest marvels of this century, the development of computer from its first to fifth generation (KIPS) is really astounding.

The computer has the following capabilities.


Resolution adopted on Mega and Ultra Mega Power policies

Those thermal stations which are of and above 1000 MW capacity and hydel stations of and above 500 MW capacities are designated as Mega power projects (MPPs) by MOP and the following concessions are offered to the projects among other things:
· No customs duty for imports
· Government of India will di...

Reject the IIPA report on impact of restructuring of the State Electricity Board

The study group appointed by the Indian Institute of Public Administration to study “the impact of restructuring of the State Electricity Board” has submitted their report to the Government. The report is on the expected lines as well as meeting the guidelines of World Bank Report on ‘Indian Pow...

Indian Electricity Act-2003 A legislation to invite the power sector disarray to dangerous levels

The purpose of the Electricity Billl-2001 is to deregulate Indian Power Industry and finally hand over the system to private operators for making profit. This measure will put the power sector in disarray and the result would be power cost will be raised to unaffordable levels and power crisis will ...

Electricity Act - 2003 - Questionable Wisdom

Electricity Act - 2003 - Questionable WisdomWhen the bill which was in due course enacted as the Electricity Act, 2003 was under consideration of the standing committee of parliament, a number of issues which deserved closer examination had been highlighted. Several of these issues remain unattended. The Act, which is a halfway house, also ra...

Power tariff hiked in Haryana

Power tariff hiked in Haryana

Power consumers in Haryana, barring those from the farm sector, will have to pay more from July 1 with the Haryana Electricity Regulatory Commission (HERC) increasing the power tariff for 2017-18.

The tariff for domestic consumers consuming 151 to 500 units of power per month has been increased by 25...

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