Daily Archives: November 17, 2017

Factor that may help schools close racial achievement gap | Collective Efficacy

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Summary:A study of one Texas school district reveals one of the best evidence-based ways ever found to close the educational achievement gap between black and white students. The research found that teachers’ sense of collective efficacy in any one school — the belief that they had the capability and support necessary to educate their students… Read More

ICAO Carries out Universal Safety Oversight Audit for India

International Civil Aviation Organization

Under the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme, a five member audit team carried out the audit of India in areas of Personal Licensing, Airworthiness, Operations, Legislation and Organization from 6th to 16th November.

The audit involved verification of response provided by DGCA against protocol… Read More

Air Chief inaugurates SWAC Commanders conference

Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa

The Annual Commanders’ Conference of South Western Air Command (SWAC) was inaugurated by Air Chief Marshal BS Dhanoa PVSM AVSM YSM VM ADC Chief of the Air Staff on 17 Nov 2017 at Gandhinagar. The Commanders of Stations located in Rajasthan, Gujarat and Maharasthra states attended the conference.

Earlier, the Chief of Air Staff accompanied by Mrs Kamalpreet… Read More

Anil Kumar Jha appointed Chief Secretary | Personnel and Administrative Reforms

Anil kumar Jha IAS

Shri Anil Kumar Jha IAS (Karnataka 1988) presently Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for Karnataka State has been appointed as Chief Secretary, Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Anil Kumar Jha the very best.… Read More

Sanjiv Kumar takes charge as Chief Electoral Officer | Karnataka

Sanjiv Kumar IAS

Shri Sanjiv Kumar IAS (Karnataka 1986) presently  Additional Chief Secretary, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Department, Election Commission of India (ECI) has appointed to Sanjiv Kumar as Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) for Karnataka State vice Shri Anil Kumar Jha IAS (Karnataka 1988).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Sanjiv Kumar… Read More

DVC Observed Vigilance Awareness Week-2017

DVC Observed Vigilance

Vigilance Awareness Week-2017, was observed in all field formations including HQ in DVC from 30th  October to 4thNovember, 2017. The week started with a specialized pledge administered by the highest authority of the respective project/ department all over the valley. At DVC HQ the pledge was administered by Sri P.K. Mukhopadhyay, Member-Secretary, DVC.… Read More

NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR

National Green Tribunal

The National Green Tribunal (NGT)  lifted its ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR and allowed trucks to enter the national capital, while asking authorities to strictly monitor their movement.The green panel, however, refused to lift its ban on industrial activities causing pollution in the Delhi-National Capital Region region.

“All… Read More

Health Ministry introduces Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis

Health Ministry introduces Daily Drug Regimen for treatment of Tuberculosis

The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare has recently announced the launch of daily regimen for TB patients across the country under The Revised National TB Control Programme (RNTCP). The Health Ministry has been providing the thrice weekly regimen for the treatment of tuberculosis (TB), however it has now decided to change the treatment strategy for … Read More

NASA investigates invisible magnetic bubbles in Outer Solar System

NASA investigates

Summary:Forty years ago, the twin Voyagers spacecraft were launched to explore the frontiers of our solar system, and have since made countless discoveries, including finding magnetic bubbles around two of the outer planets.

Space may seem empty, but it’s actually a dynamic place populated with near-invisible matter, and dominated by forces, in… Read More

A seminar on Cyber Security in the context of Indian Navy

Cyber Security

A seminar on ‘Cyber Security in the Context of Indian Navy’ was held on 17 November 2017 at Dr. DS Kothari Auditorium, DRDO Bhawan, New Delhi by Directorate of Information Warfare, Integrated Headquarters Ministry of Defence (Navy). Over 350 personnel attended the seminar which included officers and sailors from various directorates of IHQ MoD (Navy),… Read More

Government to spent 30,000 Cr to set up SMEs in Petro industry

Dharmendra Pradhan

Over Rs 30,000 crore would be invested over a two-year period to set up small scale industries in the petrochemical sector in eastern India, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Thursday.

Speaking to reporters after inaugurating the Petrochemical Investors Conclave here, Pradhan said that over one lakh employment opportunities are likely… Read More

MNRE organises panel discussion on Innovative Financing and Market Evolution

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, in partnership with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), organised a panel discussion on ‘Innovative Financing and Market Evolution to achieve 175 GW renewables by 2022’ on 16th November 2017 at the India Pavilion at Conference of Parties (CoP) 23, Bonn, Germany.

Reaffirming… Read More