Daily Archives: January 2, 2017

A K Srivastava takes charge as Secretary- Tribal Affairs

Shri Anoop Kumar Srivastava IAS (Assam-Meghalaya 1981 ) has taken over the charge of Secretary in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs. Earlier to this, he was appointed Officer on Special Duty on November 29, 2016 in the same Ministry.

Shri Srivastava has served in several capacities in Government of India as Secretary in the Departments of Official Language, Border… Read More

Sanjukta Parashar appointed as SP- NIA

Ms. Sanjukta Parashar IPS (Assam 2006) has been appointed as Superintendent of Police in National Investigation Agency (NIA) for a period of four years.

Dr Sanjukta Parashar, a young and dynamic IPS officer, who followed the footsteps of Ms. Kiran Bedi in one of the most male-dominated profession in the world. She is the first and only Assamese lady IPS officer.… Read More

Minority Affairs launches Haj Committee of India Mobile App

The Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs (Independent Charge) and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launched Haj Committee of India Mobile App at Haj House in Mumbai today. Speaking on the occasion, he said that it is for the first time that Haj application process is going to be digital. This mobile app will available on Google Playstore… Read More

SJVN honoured with 10th Enertia Award for its 1500 MW NJHPS

SJVN Limited has been awarded with 10th ENERTIA Award- India & South Asia for its Flagship 1500 MW Nathpa Jhakri Hydro Power Station. The award was received by Shri R.N. Misra, Chairman & Managing Director and Shri R.K. Bansal, Director(Electrical) from Shri Upendra Tripathy, IAS (Retd.) Ex- Secretary, MNRE. While Shri R.N. Misra also has been awarded… Read More

REC bags Best Power Finance Company Award

Shri Sanjeev Kumar Gupta, Director (Technical), REC receiving “CBIP Award for Best Power Financing Company” from Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan, Hon’ble Minister, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, at CBIP Day Celebrations 2017 held on 29th December 2016 at SCOPE Complex in New Delhi.

REC was conferred with “CBIPRead More

New initiative of NLC Finance Department saves 460 cr

NLC India Limited, a ‘Navratna’ PSU is implementing a coal based power project (3X660) at Ghatampur, Kanpur Dehat, UP through a joint venture company called NUPPL with UPRVUNL at an estimated project cost of RS.17,238crore. The debt component is 70% of the project cost amounting Rs12067 crore.

In order to secure debt component, the company has adopted… Read More

WCL signs MoU with Nagpur Improvement Trust

Western Coalfields Limited (WCL) a subsidiary of Coal India Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Nagpur Improvement Trust (NIT) to supply sand at a fraction of the market price. NIT will use this sand in the construction of low cost housing under the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s Housing Scheme – “Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojna”.

In… Read More

Parrikar decides to purchase 44,000 CQB Carbines directly

Perturbed with the repeated failure to purchase 44,000 close quarter battle (CQB) carbines, a crucial weapon for the Indian Army for its counter-terrorism operations in the Kashmir Valley, the Manohar Parrikar-led Ministry of Defence (MoD) will buy them directly instead of opting for the global tendering process.

For the last two decades, the Army has been… Read More

Preeti Sudan takes charge as Secretary- Consumer Affairs Ministry

Ms. Preeti Sudan, IAS (Andhra Pradesh 1983) today assumed charge as Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution on superannuation of Ms. Vrinda Sarup (IAS). Prior to her appointment, Ms. Preeti Sudan has served in various capacities in the Union Ministries/Departments including… Read More

Ministry of Food Processing Industries : Year End Review 2016

The Ministry of Food Processing Industriesis implementing a number of Central Sector Schemes for promotion and development of food processing sector in the country since 12th Plan.

The major achievements of the Ministry during 2016 are as under:-

Government has allowed 100% FDI for trading including through e-commerce, in respect of food products manufactured… Read More

CMD, BHEL gets cheque 1.79 Cr by PM for participation in NAPS

The Honourable Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, presented a cheque of the highest amount of Rs.1.79 Crore to Shri Atul Sobti, CMD, BHEL, at the Kaushal Mahotsava in Kanpur, as a mark of appreciation for BHEL’s active participation by engaging a large number of apprentices across the country under the National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS),… Read More

PRSI National Awards For NLC India

Shri.S.Sridhar, Executive Director/PR,CSR,TA&Edn., NLC India Ltd,  was awarded “PRSI Leadership Award-2016”  for his outstanding contributions in the field of Public Relations  during the recently concluded 38th All India Public Relations Conference  held at Kolkata from 16th Decmber to 18th December 2016.prsi-leadership-award-2016-indian-bureaucracy

NLC India Limited also … Read More