India & Mauritius Sign MoU for Cooperation in field of Cooperatives

The Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh and the Minister of Business Enterprise and Cooperatives of Mauritius, Shri S. Bholah after signing an MoU between India and Mauritius for cooperation in the field of cooperatives & allied sectors, at a bilateral meeting, in New Delhi on January 16, 2017.

The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Radha Mohan Singh and Minister of Business, Enterprise and Cooperatives, Govt. of Mauritius, Shri Soomil duth Bholah signed on MoU for Cooperation in the field of Cooperatives & related areas. The MoU will enable the two countries to collaborate in this vital sector and can significantly benefit… Read More

Saraswati Prasad appointed as Addl Secretary & FA- Ministry of Steel


Shri Saraswati Prasad IAS (AM 1985) presently posted as Additional Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation has been appointed as Additional Secretary & Financial Adviser, Ministry of Steel vice Smt Bharati S. Sihag IAS (HP 1983) on her appointment as Secretary in the Department of Fertilizers; wishes Shri Saraswati… Read More

1.60 Cr BPL households given LPG connections under PMUY


The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Dharmendra Pradhan said that the draft norms on fuel efficiency for heavy duty vehicles will be released on 1st April, 2017. The Minister made the announcement during his address at the Saksham 2017, month long awareness drive on fuel conservation, at Siri Fort Auditorium, New… Read More

A K Jain appointed as Additional Secretary- NITI Aayog

A. K. Jain IAS-Indian Bureaucracy

Shri Anil Kumar Jain IAS (Madhya Pradesh 1986) presently posted as Adviser, NITI Aayog has been appointed as Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog vice Shri Yudhvir Singh Malik IAS (Haryana 1983) .

Shri Anil Kumar Jain holds a BA (Honours) in Economics, an MBA, and a Diploma from the Indian Institute of Foreign Trade. He has published a number of papers and articles… Read More

Sale of Tickets for Republic Day Parade & Beating Retreat Begins

Sale of Tickets for Republic Day Parade -Indian Bureaucracy

In order to facilitate the general public to witness the Republic Day Parade at Rajpath and Full Dress Rehearsal of Beating the Retreat Ceremony at Vijay Chowk, the sale of tickets had commenced on 07 January 2017.

The price of tickets for the Republic Day Parade on 26th January 2017 are Rs. 500/- for reserved seats and Rs. 100/- and Rs. 20/- for unreserved seats. … Read More

V Radha appointed as Joint Secretary- Water & Sanitation Ministry

V. Radha IAS-Indian Bureaucracy

Ms. V. Radha IAS (Maharashtra 1994) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation, for a period of five years vice Shri Saraswati Prasad IAS (AM 1985).

Prior to her posting as the Joint Managing Director at CIDCO, she held the post of Assistant Collector, Nagpur in 1996, where she looked after land revenue and management.… Read More

P K Tripathi appointed as JS- Personnel & Training Department


Shri Pradip Kumar Tripathi IAS (JK 1987) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions from the date of assumption of the charge of the post, for a period of five years vice Shri P.K.Das, IAS(MP 1986). wishes Shri Pradip Kumar Tripathi  the … Read More

BHEL commissions 500 MW Thermal Unit in West Bengal


Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has successfully commissioned another 500 MW thermal unit in the state of West Bengal.

The unit was the second 500 MW set to be commissioned at Sagardighi Thermal Power Station (TPS) Phase II project in Murshidabad district of West Bengal. The first unit of the 1,000 MW project was commissioned earlier by BHEL in December,… Read More

Rajneesh appointed as Joint Secretary- Department of Commerce


Shri Rajneesh IAS (Himachal Pradesh 1997) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce & Industry for a period upto 30.10.2018, vice Shri G Mohapatra IAS (GJ 1986). wishes Shri Rajneesh the very best.… Read More

MoES Commissions Higher Resolution Weather Prediction Model


The Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) has commissioned a very high resolution (12 km) global deterministic weather prediction model for generating operational weather forecasts. The model has been on trial since September 2016. It has shown significant improvements in skill of daily weather forecasts. This model has been made operational from January… Read More

S K Rakesh appointed as JS- Electronics & Information Ministry

Sanjay Kumar Rakesh IAS-Indian Bureaucracy

Shri Sanjay Kumar Rakesh IAS (Tripura 1990) has been appointed as Joint Secretary Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology for a period of five years vice Shri Rohani K Gautam, IDSE (1987).

Shri Sanjay Kumar Rakesh served the Chief Vigilance Officer at Central Warehousing Corporation since April 2012. Mr. Rakesh has been Joint Secretary to Government… Read More

India Evolving as a Global Hub in Defence Manufacturing

The Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar visiting the Integration Centre at Research Centre IMARAT (RCI), in Hyderabad on January 16, 2017.
	The Secretary, R&D and Chairman DRDO, Dr. S. Christopher is also seen.

Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar visited DRDO’s Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Missile Complex during his visit to Hyderabad. He visited the integration centre at Research Centre Imarat (RCI) and reviewed ongoing missile technologies and related Programmes. Dr S. Christopher, Secretary, DD&D and Chairman DRDO along with Dr G. Satheesh Reddy, SA to RM … Read More