Daily Archives: January 22, 2018

Amma two-wheeler scheme to begin from February 24

Edappadi K Palanisamy

The Amma Two Wheeler Scheme which would allow women to purchase mopeds by availing 50 per cent government subsidy will begin from February 24, coinciding with 70th birth anniversary of late Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa.The AIADMK had announced in its manifesto that women would receive a maximum 50 per cent government subsidy for purchase of mopeds or scooters… Read More

Over 80,000 educated unemployed youth registered in J&K

unemployed youth

Jammu and Kashmir Labour Minister Haseeb Drabu said that 87,650 educated unemployed youths were registered with district employment and counselling centres in the state.In a written reply in the state Assembly, Drabu, who also holds the finance portfolio, informed the House that of the total, 41,981 were registered with centre’s in the Kashmir division… Read More

NLCIL – Valedictory session of National Seminar 2018


Dr. Sarat Kumar Acharya, Chief Guest of the Valedictory session for the three day National Seminar on Emerging Energy Scenario in India said that as many Thermal Power Stations running in the country crossed 30 years, it should be replaced with Environment Friendly Ultra Super Critical Boiler Technology , so that the pollution due to thermal power generation… Read More

International Conference on Wild Silk Moths begins in Assam

International Conference on Wild Silk

In Assam, the eighth edition of the International Conference on Wild Silk Moths began in Guwahati. Attending the program, Minister of State for Textiles Ajay Tamta said that the Centre has taken the slew of measures for the development of silk and textile sector. He said that 110 districts of North East are silk producers and hoped that the conference would help… Read More

S K Roy appointed Director- Projects, NTPC

S K Roy

Shri Susanta Kumar Roy has been appointed as Director (Projects), NTPC with effect from afternoon of 19th January, 2018. Prior to this , Shri Roy held the post of Executive Director(Projects), NTPC Shri S K Roy, a Mechanical Engineering Graduate from REC, Durgapur joined NTPC in 1981 as Executive Trainee. He is having more than 36 years of experience in … Read More

India to become fastest growing large economy in 2018

Sanctum Wealth Management

India will become the fastest growing large economy in the world, eclipsing China, in 2018 and the country’s equity market will jump to become the fifth largest in the world, a report says. According to a Sanctum Wealth Management report, when the rest of the world offers low growth and insufficient structural change, India, by contrast, is seen as … Read More

Navika Sagar Parikrama INSV Tarini enters port Stanley Falkland Islands

Navika Sagar Parikrama

INSV Tarini entered Port Stanley (Falkland islands) today during it’s maiden voyage to circumnavigate the globe. This is the first-ever Indian circumnavigation of the globe by an all-women crew. The vessel is skippered by Lieutenant Commander Vartika Joshi, and the crew comprises Lieutenant Commanders Pratibha Jamwal, P Swathi, and Lieutenants … Read More

Ashok Lavasa IAS appointed Election Commissioner

Ashok Lavasa IAS

Shri Ashok Lavasa IAS (Haryana 1980) presently Finance Secretary, Government of India has been appointed as Election Commissioner, Election Commission of India.  He will take over charge on 23rd January 2018. Shri Lavasa was with the Ministries of environment and forest, civil aviation, power, home, finance at the Centre and industries, tourism and… Read More

Chandra Bhushan Paliwal appointed UPSSSC Chairman


Shri Chandra Bhushan Paliwal has been appointed as the Chairman of the newly-constituted Uttar Pradesh Subordinate Services Selection Commission (UPSSSC). Hriday Narrain Rao, Seema Rani, Onkar Prasad Mishra, Arun Kumar Sinha and Ashok Kumar Agarwal have been made members of the Commission, an official spokesman said here. UPSSSC is authorised to conduct… Read More

Deepak Mishra IPS to be appointed DG, Sashastra Seema Bal

Deepak Mishra IPS

Shri Deepak Mishra IPS (AGMUT 1984) presently  Special Director, CRPF (HQ), Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India , will be appointed Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India.… Read More

Saksham Cyclothon at Indore sees record participation

Saksham Cyclothon

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, Government of India, inaugurated the Saksham Cyclothon event at Indore in the presence of Shri Kailash Vijayvargiya, President, Indore Cycling Association, Shri Ramesh Mendola, local MLA and other dignitaries here .

This largest… Read More