Daily Archives: August 5, 2017

New system could remove two water pollutants from agriculture fields

agricultural fields

Summary:Algae blooms in the Gulf of Mexico use up the majority of the oxygen in the water, leading to massive “dead zones” that cannot support fish or other wildlife. The culprit? Nitrate, running off agricultural fields through tile drainage systems. But nitrate is only part of the problem. Algae in freshwater lakes and ponds flourishes when… Read More

406 Cr approved for ECCE programme under ICDS during 2017-18

National Early Childhood Care & Education

Minister for Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has conveyed that The salient features of the National Early Childhood Care & Education (ECCE) Policy are:

  1.    Access with equity and inclusion in programmes and interventions across service providers;

ii   Improving quality, Strengthening Capacity, Monitoring and Supervision;… Read More

News on Aadhaar number mandatory for registration of death incorrect

Aadhaar

PTI story regarding Aadhaar number “mandatory” for registration of death of an individual, is totally incorrect. It is not mandatory.

The Aadhaar number will be required for the purpose of establishing the identity of the deceased for the purpose of Death registration w.e.f 1st October, 2017. In a notification issued today the Registrar … Read More

Anti Venom and Anti-Rabies injections | National Health Mission

Anti Venom

Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Smt Anupriya Patel has conveyed that the Central Government provides assistance to the States for strengthening of health infrastructure under the National Health Mission. This facilitates treatment for various diseases and emergencies including snake bites. Health being a State subject, the Ministry … Read More

Sanjai Singh appointed Joint Secretary | Department of Defence

Ministry of Defence

Shri Sanjai Singh ICAS (1993) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Defence, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders whichever is earlier vice Shri Deepak Anurag, IA&AS (1988).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Sanjai Singh the very best.… Read More

Ravinder Goyal appointed Advisor | NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog

Shri Ravinder Goyal IRTS (1987) has been appointed as Advisor (JS level), NITI Aayog, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice ShriAnil Kumar Jain IAS (MP 1986).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Ravinder Goyal the very best.… Read More

Roshan Jaggi appointed Joint Secretary | AYUSH Ministry

Ministry of AYUSH,

Shri Roshan Jaggi IFoS (UT 1988), has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of AYUSH, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Anurag Srivastava IAS (UP 1992).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Roshan Jaggi the very best.… Read More

Kamal Datta appointed Joint Secretary | Department of Food & Public Distribution,

Food & Public Distribution

Shri Kamal Datta IFoS (Uttrakhand 1994) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of combined 7 years upto 10.032020  vice Shri T.K. Manoj Kumar IAS (Karala 1987).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Kamal Datta the very best.… Read More

Study finds that Exercise in early life has long-lasting benefits

Exercise

Summary:The researchers found that bone retains a “memory” of exercise’s effects long after the exercise is ceased, and this bone memory continues to change the way the body metabolizes a high-fat diet.

Summary:The researchers found that bone retains a “memory” of exercise’s effects long after the exercise is ceased,… Read More

Ritesh Kumar Singh appointed Joint Secretary | Environment, Forest & Climate Change

Ritesh Kumar Singh IAS

Shri Ritesh Kumar Singh IAS (Karnataka 1996) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri Manoj Kumar Singh IAS (UP 1988).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Ritesh Kumar Singh… Read More

President meets State Civil Service Officers promoted to IAS | 119th Induction Training Programme

Ram Nath Kovind
A group of 65 State Civil Service Officers promoted to the IAS and attending the 119th Induction Training Programme at Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration, Mussoorie called on the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind (August 4, 2017) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. Addressing the Civil Service Officers, the President said that… Read More

R K Khandelwal appointed Joint Secretary | Food & Public Distribution

Ram Krishna Khandelwal

Shri Ram Krishna Khandelwal IAS(Bihar 1989), has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of five years  vice Shri Prashant Trivedi IAS (UP 1989).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Ram Krishna Khandelwal  the very best.… Read More