Daily Archives: August 6, 2017

Scientists extract hydrogen as potential fuel source

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Summary:A new technique that helps extract hydrogen from water efficiently and cheaply has now been developed by a team of scientists.

Lawrence Livermore scientists have developed a technique that helps extract hydrogen from water efficiently and cheaply.

Hydrogen can be used as a clean fuel in fuel cells, which produce power with water and heat as the only

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Chhavi Jha appointed Joint Secretary | Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare

Ms. Chhavi Jha IRAS (1990) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of  five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier by temporarily upgrading one vacant post of Director vice Shri Shlok Bhardwaj, liS (1995) or till a regular… Read More

Spanking can be detrimental for child behavior | Even 10 years later

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Summary:Physical discipline experienced during infancy can negatively impact temperament and behavior among children in the fifth grade and into their teenage years, new research indicates.

Past research has indicated that physical punishment, such as spanking, has negative consequences on child development. However, most research studies have … Read More

Anil Sant appointed Additional Registrar General | General & Census Commissioner India

General & Census Commissioner India

Shri Anil Sant IAS (Uttar Pradesh 1988), presently working as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change, has been appointed as Additional Registrar General (JS level), 010 Registrar General & Census Commissioner India under the Ministry of Home Affairs, by treating the post akin to a Non-Central Staffing Scheme post, on… Read More

Venkaiah Naidu elected 13th Vice President of India

Venkaiah Naidu

National Democratic Alliance (NDA) nominee and former union minister M Venkaiah Naidu has been elected as the 13th Vice President of India with 516 votes.Whereas, Opposition nominee Gopal Krishna Gandhi has secured 244 votes. 760 votes were valid while 11 were invalid. 381 votes was the quota set to win the polls. Total 771 out of 785 MPs cast their votes today.However,… Read More

Rajiv Kumar appointed Vice Chairman | NITI Aayog

Rajiv Kumar

Dr Rajiv Kumar presently senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, a non-governmental think thank on public policy.According to CPR, Dr Kumar holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a PhD from Lucknow University.On August 1, Arvind Panagariya resigned from his post as vice chairman, and will hand over charge of his office on August 31.

The Indian American… Read More

Rakesh Ranjan appointed Member Secretary | NPPA

Rakesh Ranjan IAS

Shri Rakesh Ranjan IAS (Manipur 1992), presently working as Joint Secretary, Department of Higher Education, has been appointed as Member Secretary (JS level), National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA) under the Department of Pharmaceuticals, on lateral shift basis, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of combined seven… Read More

Sandip Mukund Pradhan appointed as DOG | Sports Authority of India

Sports Authority of India

Shri Sandip Mukund Pradhan IRS(IT 1990) has been appointed as DOG (JS level), Sports Authority of
India (SAl) under the Department of Sports, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a
tenure of combined 7 years upto 05.06.2020 (including ex-cadre tenure) or until further orders,
whichever is earlier by temporarily upgrading one vacant post of… Read More

Online training portal launched for ICDS functionaries

Integrated Child

Minister of State for Women & Child Development, Smt Krishna Raj has conveyed that there is a three-tier training structure for the training of various field functionaries under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme, viz., (i) Anganwadi Workers Training Centres (AWTCs) for the training of Anganwadi Workers and Anganwadi Helpers… Read More

Vinod Kumar Jindal appointed Joint Secretary | MoHUA

MoHUA

Shri Vinod Kumar Jindal ICoAS (1988), has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Housing and
Urban Affairs, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of five years vice Shri Praveen Prakash IAS (Andra Pradesh 1994).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Vinod Kumar Jindal  the very best.… Read More

Anil Kumar Agarwal appointed Joint Secretary | Industrial Policy & Promotion

Anil Kumar Agarwal IPS

Shri Anil Kumar Agarwal IPS (Uttar Pradesh 1988) presently ADG ITECCS ( UP100) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, from the date of assumption of charge of the post, for a tenure of five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Smt. Ravneet Kaur IAS (Punjab 1988).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes… Read More

MGNREGS | Focus on durable assets showing

MGNREGS

Mahatma Gandhi NREGS has seen a significant demand for wage labour specially for water conservation works. About 106 Crore person days have been generated in Financial Year 2017-18 (so far) with 80 lakh to 1 crore persons working every day. Over 84% of the workers are paid within 15 days, a remarkable improvement compared to earlier years. 98% payments are through… Read More