Important Operations and Missions 2024| Current affairs on operations 2024 (Part-1)

Important operations and missions 2024

1. India has conducted the first successful flight test of Nuclear Ballistic Missile ‘Agni-5 (Mission Divyastra)’ on March 11, 2024. Who has developed it?


(Facts: The project is led by woman scientist Sheena Rani who has been working on the Agni Missile system since 1999

Agni-5 missile is India’s first surface-to surface missile. This is India’s only intercontinental ballistic missile.

Agni-5 missile is capable of carrying about one and a half ton of nuclear weapons. The speed of Agni-5 missile is about 24 times more than the speed of sound.

DRDO- Defence Research and Development Organization– Established- 1958

Headquarter-New Delhi, Chairman- Sameer V. Kamat)

2. Which operation has been started by the Army to deal with Pakistani terrorists in Pir Panjal area of Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans: Operation Sarvashakti

(Operation Sarvashakti is a major anti-terrorism operation of the Indian Army. Its objective is to eliminate the terrorists responsible for the attacks on Indian soldiers in Rajouri and Poonch area of Jammu and Kashmir.)

3. Amidst the ongoing fierce war between Israel and Hamas, which campaign has India started for the safe return of citizens to their homeland?

Ans: Operation Ajay

(Facts: Amidst the ongoing war between Israel and Hamas, India had launched ‘Operation Ajay’ campaign for the safe return of its citizens.

This is not a rescue operation. In this, only those Indians who want to come are being brought back.)

4. Which operation has been launched by the ‘National investigation Agency (NIA)’ to end organized crime and terrorism?

Ans: Operation Dhvast

(Facts: A nationwide operation named ‘Operation Dhvast‘ has been launched targeting the interconnected network of terrorists, gangsters and drug smugglers.)

5. Which operation has India started to help Myanmar affected by Cyclone Mocha?

Ans: Operation Karuna

(Facts: India has launched Operation Karuna to help Myanmar affected by Cyclone Mocha.

Three ships of the Indian Navy, INS Shivalik, INS Kamorta and INS Savitri, have reached Myanmar’s port city Yangon with humanitarian aid and disaster relief materials.)

6. Where has the police started ‘Operation Kamdhenu’ in March 2024 to stop animal smuggling?

Ans: Jammu Kashmir

(Operation Kamdhenu is a campaign of Jammu and Kashmir Police. Its objective is to tackle cattle smuggling and also target the masterminds behind these illegal activities.)

7. Which operation has been launched by the Kerala Drug Control Department to detect over- the counter sale of antibiotics without doctor’s prescription?

Ans: Operation Amrith

8. Which operation was launched by the government of India to bring back Indian citizens and students stranded in war-torn Ukraine to India?

Ans: Operation Ganga

(Facts: Operation Ganga was an evacuation operation carried out by the Government of India.

Its purpose was to evacuate Indian citizens from Ukraine amid the Russian attack on Ukraine in 2022. Under this operation, with the help of Ukraine’s neighboring countries, citizens were brought to India from Romania, Hungary, Poland, Moldova, and Slovakia.)

9. Which operation was launched by Indian Railways for tracking the lost luggage of passengers?

Ans: Operation Amanat

(Facts: Indian Railways:

Established- 16 April 1853, Headquarter- New Delhi

Railway Minister- Ashwani Vaishnav

Chairman and CEO of Railway Board- Jaya Verma Sinha)

10. Which country has launched a joint operation called ‘Operation Broader Sword’ against illegal and unauthorized drugs?

Ans: America and India

(Facts: India and America have launched ‘Operation Broader Sword‘ to stop the International shipment of illegal and dangerous drugs.

This a joint multi-agency operation. Its purpose is to prevent is to prevent illegal shipment of medicines through the international mail system.)

11. Which operation has India started started to save its citizens from the unrest in Sudan?

Ans: Operation Kaveri

(Facts: Operation Kaveri is a rescue operation conducted with the help of the Indian Navy and Air Force. Under this operation, around 3000 Indians have been rescued from violence-hit Sudan.

This operation was started on April 15, 2023.)

12. Which operation has Indian government started in March 2024 to rescue Indians from Haiti?

Ans: Operation Indravati

(Facts: Operation Indravati has been launched by the government of India to transfer Indians stranded in the violence-hit Caribbean country Haiti to the neighboring country Dominican Republic.)

13. Which mission has been launched by India to help the people affected by the devastating earthquake in Turkey and Syria?

Ans: Operation Dost

(Facts: Operation Dost was search and rescue operation launched by the Government of Inia on 6 February 2023.

The purpose of this campaign was to help the victims after the earthquake in Turkey and Syria.)

14. The 75th anniversary of ‘Operation Polo’ has been celebrated in the year 2023, what is this operation related to?

Ans: Hyderabad

(Facts: Operation Polo was a covert military operation conducted by the Indian Army on 13 September 1948. This campaign was led by Major General J. N. Chaudhary. Under this campaign, the last Nizam of Hyderabad was removed from power and Hyderabad became a part of India.

In March 2024, the Central Government has decided to celebrate ‘Hyderabad Liberation Day’ every year on 17th September.)

15. Who has launched ‘Operation Sajag’ to raise awareness among coastal communities?

Ans: Indian Coast Guard

(Facts: The Indian Coast Guard had conducted coastal security exercise ‘Operation Sajag‘ on the western seaboard on September 18 2023. The objective of this exercise is to re-validate the coastal security system and increase awareness among fishermen.

Indian Coast Guard- Establishment-18August 1978

Headquarter-New Delhi

Director General- Rakesh Pal)

16. Which operation has been started by the Indian Army and Police to trace the terrorists hiding in Poonch, the border district of Jammu and Kashmir?

Ans: Operation Trinetra-2

(Facts: Operation Trinetra-2 is a campaign launched to eliminate terrorists hiding in Poonch, Jammu and Kashmir, Army special forces were deployed in this operation.

On 20 April 2023, 1 convoy of security forces was attacked by terrorists in the Mendhar area of Poonch. Five soldiers were killed in this attack. )

17. Hamas has launched ‘Operation Al-Aqsa Flood’ against which country?

Ans: Israel

(Facts: Operation Al-Aqsa Flood was a military operation launched by Hamas on October 7, 2023.

The purpose of this operation was to respond to Israel’s aggression against the Al-Aqsa Mosque and holy sites.)

18. Which Country has started ‘Operation Iron Swords’ against Hamas attack?

Ans: Israel

(Facts: Israel has started ‘Operation Iron Swords‘ against Hamas. This operation was launched to respond to the attack by Palestine Islamic Jihad.

Under this operation, Israel takes action after a sudden attack from the enemy country.)

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