Daily Archives: January 3, 2017

BHIM will create Equality

The new indigenously developed payment app ‘BHIM’  (Bharat Interface for Money)    has been named after the main architect of Indian constitution,    Bhim Rao Ambedkar. Through this app, Bharat Ratna Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s  name will take the  centre-stage in India’s economy. The day is not far, when people will conduct… Read More

A K Srivastava appointed as CVO- NPCC

Shri A. K. Srivastava, IFS (Assam 1991)has been  Appointment as CVO in National Project Construction Corporation Ltd. (NPCC), Delhi under the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, at the level of Director for an initial period of 3 years which is extendable for 2 more years in the same organization with the prior approval… Read More

R K Jain promoted to Chief Commissioner of Income Tax

Shri Ravindra Kumar Jain, Indian Revenue Service (IT)  Principal Commissioner of Income Tax for promotion to the grade of Chief Commissioner of Income Tax (CCIT)  for an initial period of one year.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes the very best.… Read More

Department of Investment & Public Asset : Year End Review 2016

Following are the major reform measures, policy initiatives and achievements of the Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), Ministry of Finance:

  1. Disinvestment Target  and Achievements during  2016-17

The disinvestment target for the Current Financial Year 2016-17 has been estimated at Rs.56,500 crore comprising Rs.36,000… Read More

Ministry of Home Affairs : Year End review 2016

Home Affairs

Following are the highlights of the activities of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) during the year 2016:

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired the Inter-State Council meeting in New Delhi (16.7.2016). The Union Ministers participated in the meeting along with the Chief Ministers and Administrators of States and Union Territories.  For the first time… Read More

Achievements of Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

Ministry of Agriculture
  1. PRADHAN MANTRI FASAL BIMA YOJANA:

About 309 lakh farmers of 23 states had been covered under Fasal Beema during previous Kharif Season 2015 in which 294 lakh farmers were lonee and 15 lakh farmers were non-lonee.  During Kharif 2016, however, 366.64 lakh farmers have been covered out of which 264.04 lakh farmers are lonee and 102.60 lakh farmers are non-lonee.… Read More

104th Indian Science Congress

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi at the 104th Indian Science Congress, at Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh on January 03, 2017. The Governor of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, Shri E.S.L. Narasimhan, the Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Shri N. Chandrababu Naidu and the … Read More

Sanjiv Ranjan concurrently accredited as Ambassador to Uruguay

Shri Sanjiv Ranjan IFS (1993), presently Ambassador of India to Argentina, has been concurrently accredited as the Ambassador of India to the Oriental Republic of Uruguay, with residence in Buenos Aires (Argentina). He is expected to take up his assignment shortly.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Sanjiv Ranjan  the very best.

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Minority Affairs Ministry celebrates Swachchhata Pakhwada

The Ministry of Minority Affairs celebrated ‘Swachchhata Pakhwada’ beginning from 16th December, 2017. Five teams each led by a Joint Secretary/ Dy Director General level officer were formed to spearhead the efforts. In coordination with New Delhi municipal Corporation and Municipal Corporation of Delhi, the teams undertook activities for cleanliness… Read More

Trash Skimmers to be introduced in six new cities

National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) will introduce trash skimmers for surface cleaning of Ganga in six more cities in the first week of this month. The cities are Rishikesh, Haridwar, Garh Mukhteshwar, Sahibganj, Kolkata and Navdweep. Urban Local Bodies will be the nodal agency to monitor this work. State Programme Management Groups (SPMGs) and Collectorate… Read More

Restaurants billing service charges in addition to taxes is optional

A number of complaints from consumers have been received that hotels and restaurants are following the practice of charging ‘service charge’ in the range of 5-20%, in lieu of tips, which a consumer is forced to pay irrespective of the kind of service provided to him. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986 provides that a trade practice which, for the… Read More

Govt constitutes Committee for improvement in National Sports

In the wake of IOA episode, the Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has decided to constitute a Committee headed by Secretary (Sports) to suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code and functioning of Sports Federations etc. The committee will give its report within one month.

 In the recent past the Ministry… Read More