Daily Archives: January 11, 2018

Dashrath Prasad ITS appointed Director | Ministry of Shipping

Ministry of Shipping

Shri Dashrath Prasad ITS (1998) has been appointed as Director in Ministry of Shipping , Delhi under the Central Staffing scheme for a period of five years.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Dashrath Prasad the very best.… Read More

GAIL to set up India 1st coal to gas conversion plant


India’s first plant to convert coal to synthetic gas is to be set up in Odisha under the supervision of state-run gas transmission utility GAIL, the Petroleum Minister said on Thursday.Addressing industry chamber Ficci on the domestic production potential of hydrocarbons, Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the synthetic gas was expected to be cheaper than… Read More

Western Railway introduces OCR Kiosk Machines for quick printing of tickets

Western Railway

Indian Railways continues to take steps based on new technology to facilitate execution of its various activities. It has now been decided to introduce modern Optical Character Recognition (OCR) Kiosk Machines for quick & easy printing of tickets booked through UTS App for mobile phones by suburban commuters.

Western Railway (Hqrs. Mumbai) becomes… Read More

Ministry of Railway launches SFOORTI Application Freight Managers

Indian Railways

In a major digital initiative to help plan the traffic flows and optimize freight operations, Ministry of Railways have launched Smart Freight Operation Optimisation & Real Time Information (SFOORTI) App for Freight Managers which provides features for monitoring and managing freight business using Geographic Information System (GIS)

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Income Tax Department steps up actions under Prohibition of Benami Property

Income Tax Department

Due to intensive efforts undertaken by the Income Tax Department, provisional attachment has been made in more than 900 cases of properties under the Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act (the ‘Benami Act’), which came into force w.e.f 1st November, 2016.  These attachments include plots of land, flats, shops, jewellery, vehicles, deposits… Read More

UIDAI Introduces Virtual ID To Address Privacy Concerns


In a bid to address privacy concerns, the UIDAI introduced a new concept of Virtual ID which Aadhaar-card holder can generate from its website and give for various purposes, including SIM verification, instead of sharing the actual 12-digit biometric ID.

This will give the users the option of not sharing their Aadhaar number at the time of authentication.… Read More

Punjab National Bank signs MoU with NSFDC

Punjab National Bank

Punjab National Bank, Country’s one of the largest public sector lender and National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC) have tied up to provide financial assistance for economic empowerment of persons belonging to Scheduled Cast (SC) families living below Double Poverty Line (DPL).

A Memorandum of Agreement to this effect was… Read More

No extension of date for filing return in FORM GSTR-1


The last date for filing of return in FORM GSTR-1, for different classes of taxpayers for the relevant periods, as shown in the Table below, remains 10th January, 2018. There has been no further extension of date for filing return in FORM GSTR-1.

Taxpayers may note that there is a fake notification regarding extension of date being circulated on social media.… Read More

RBI says not connected with study on Aadhaar security aspects

Reserve Bank of India

The Reserve Bank of India has clarified that neither the central bank nor its researcher was in any way connected to a study on security aspects of Aadhaar. In a statement, the RBI said, it has come across some media reports attributing the study by one S Ananth, an adjunct faculty of Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT) to RBI … Read More

Army Air Defence Corps Celebrates its 25th Raising Day

25th Raising Day

25th Raising Day of Army Air Defence was celebrated on 10th January 2018.  On the occasion, Lt Gen Ashwani Kumar, Adjutant General & Senior Colonel Commandant AAD along with Lt Gen P S Jaggi and veterans laid the wreaths and paid homage to the braves in a solemn ceremony organised at the ‘Amar Jawan Jyoti’.  On this day, all ranks of Army Air Defence, rededicated… Read More

Countdown begins for the launch of Cartosat-2 series satellite

Cartosat-2 series

The countdown for the launch of the country’s Cartosat-2 series satellite onboard PSLV C40 rocket began at 5:29 this morning at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) will launch the earth observation satellite along with 30 other smaller co-passenger satellites at 9:28 AM tomorrow.

The 28 small satellites are… Read More