Daily Archives: August 8, 2017

Insufficient sleep adding to your waistline ?

Insufficient sleep

Summary:Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study.

Adults in the UK who have poor sleep patterns are more likely to be overweight and obese and have poorer metabolic health, according to a new study.The findings showed that people who were sleeping on average… Read More

Making education loan as easy loans

Making education

Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal has conveyed that the Scheduled Commercial Banks provide Education Loan to students. Simple interest is charged during the study period and up to commencement of repayment. Accrued interest is added to the principal amount borrowed while fixing EMI (Equated Monthly Instalment) for repayment.

The Schemes launched by the Government… Read More

Upgradation of Food Testing Laboratories across India

Upgradation of Food Testing Laboratories across India

Minister of State (Health and Family Welfare), Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste  has conveyed that At present, there are 219 Food Testing Laboratories [72 labs functioning under the State/Union Territories; 131 National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) accredited private laboratories and 16 Referral Laboratories … Read More

NABARD e-Shakti initiative for digitisation of Self Help Groups


Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Finance has conveyed that e-Shakti is a pilot project of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) for digitisation of Self Help Groups (SHGs). It was initiated to address certain concerns like improving the quality of book keeping of SHGs and to enable banks to take informed credit decisions… Read More

BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise 2017

BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017

The Member, NDMA, Lt. Gen (Retired) N.C. Marwah in a group photograph at the Preparatory Meeting of First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’, organised by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF), in New Delhi on August 08, 2017. The DG, NDRF, Shri Sanjay Kumar and senior officers from MHA, MEA, NDMA, NIDM and NDRF are also seen.… Read More

Dawn of Cruise Tourism in India

Dawn of Cruise Tourism

The Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Shipping, Shri Nitin Gadkari addressing the media after an exclusive preview of the Dawn of Cruise Tourism in India, in Mumbai on August 08, 2017. The Secretary, Ministry of Culture and Tourism, Smt. Rashmi Verma and other dignitaries are also seen.… Read More

Sunil Jain IRTS appointed CVO | BPCL, Mumbai

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

Shri Sunil Jain IRTS (1987) has been appointed Chief Vigilance Officer (CVO)(JS level) in Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited(BPCL), Mumbai under Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Sunil Jain  the very best.… Read More

Government introduced National Youth Policy 2014

National Youth Policy 2014

The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel said in the Rajya Sabha that for unleashing the creative power and commitment of the new generation of youth, the Government has introduced the National Youth Policy, 2014 (NYP-2014). The vision of the Policy is “To empower youth of the country to achieve their full potential, and… Read More

Climate change expected to increase Premature Deaths | Reason – Air Pollution

climate change

Summary:Future climate change, if left unaddressed, is expected to cause roughly 60,000 deaths globally in the year 2030 and 260,000 deaths in 2100 due to climate change’s effect on global air pollution, a new study estimates.

A new study from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill estimates that future climate change, if left unaddressed,… Read More

Swachh Survekshan Gramin | A third party verification on progress made in Rural India

Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017

As the Swachh Bharat Mission approaches the third anniversary of its launch by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation today launched a third party verification survey report to take stock of the progress already made by the Mission in rural India. The Quality Council of India (QCI) has conducted a transparent … Read More

NBCC planning to take up redevelopment projects in UP


NBCC (India) Limited, the government’s construction arm, is now planning to take up redevelopment projects in Uttar Pradesh. These will include the redevelopment of old government colonies in cities such as Varanasi, Gorakhpur, Agra, Shahjahanpur, etc.

“We are in talks with authorities in UP and are targeting a few redevelopment projects in the state… Read More