Daily Archives: July 19, 2017

Bomb explosion at Jabalpur ordnance Factory

Bomb explosion
An incident of bomb explosion occurred, involving old ammunition awaiting disposal, on 25th March, 2017 at one of the buildings of F-3 Section of Ordnance Factory Khamaria (OFK), in Jabalpur.  A Board of Enquiry (BOE) has been constituted at OFK to enquire the incident and assess the extent of damage / loss.  No casualty occurred due to the incident.
Ordnance… Read More

Could this strategy bring high-speed communications to the deep sea?

high-speed communication

Summary:A new strategy for sending acoustic waves through water could potentially open up the world of high-speed communications to divers, marine research vessels, remote ocean monitors, deep sea robots, and submarines. By taking advantage of the dynamic rotation generated as the acoustic wave travels, also known as its orbital angular momentum, researchers… Read More

Budgetary Provision of NRHM

National Rural Health Mission

National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) has been subsumed under National Health Mission (NHM). The Budgetary Estimate (BE) under National Health Mission (NHM) is   Rs. 21,940.70 Crore for the F.Y. 2017-18.

The Ministry pays attention to the fact that the States where there is acute shortage of basic health facilities are allocated more funds at the time… Read More

Auto Mission Policy

Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Babul Supriyo  informed that Department of Heavy Industry has finalised the Automotive Mission plan 2016-26 (AMP 2026) jointly with Indian Automobile Industries after series of consultations with other stakeholders including Government departments including Ministry… Read More

Non-official Directors of CPSEs


Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Shri Babul Supriyo  informed that The appointment of non-official (Independent) Directors on the Boards of Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) is a continuous process. The non-official Directors are appointed on the Boards of CPSEs by the concerned administrative Ministries… Read More

Health Cards for Women

Health Cards for Women

Ministry of Health & Family Welfare and Ministry of Women and Child Development have jointly developed Mother and Child Protection card for documenting and monitoring service for antenatal, intra natal and post natal care to Pregnant women. It includes information on free transport facility to hospital, institutional delivery, preparation in case… Read More

Pawan Hans MoU with Civil Aviation Ministry

Pawan Hans Limited

Pawan Hans Limited (PHL) signed an memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) for its performance evaluation parameters and targets for the year 2017-18 on July 19, 2017 by Dr.B.P Shrama,CMD,PHL and R.N Choubey, Secretary, MoCA at Delhi in the presence of Ms. Usha Padhee, Joint Secy, Rubina Ali,Director, Dhirender Sahai, CFO… Read More

NLCIL bags National Award for Excellence in Cost Management 2016


NLC India Limited(NLCIL) has been conferred with the National Award for Excellence in Cost Management under the category of Public Sector  (Medium )  in the  14th  ‘National Awards for Excellence in Cost Management – 2016’ presentation ceremony  organized by  the Institute of Cost Accountants of India, in a Grand function at New Delhi, on 18… Read More

T R Zeliang sworn in as Nagaland CM

T R Zeliang

Shri T R Zeliang has been sworn in as the Chief Minister of Nagaland. With TR Zeliang staking claim to hold majority support of 47 members of the Legislative Assembly, the State Governor P.B. Acharya has invited the former Chief Minister to form the government.

The Governor further directed TR Zeliang to prove his majority on the floor of the House on the 22nd of… Read More

Scheme for setting up small industry for rural women


Minister of State for  MSME Shri Giriraj Singh  informed that Ministry of MSME is implementing Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) which is a major credit-linked subsidy programme aimed at generating self-employment opportunities through establishment of micro-enterprises in the non-farm sector. The maximum cost ofRead More

Employment of Women belonging to Minority Communities

Nai - Roshni

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, the Minister of State (IC) for Minority Affairs,  informed that Apart from other schemes which are available to all, Ministry of Minority Affairs implements three specific schemes for women as below:-

(1) “Nai – Roshni” for Leadership Development of Minority Women specially for development of women belonging to… Read More