Daily Archives: February 6, 2018

Launch of StartUpIndia Ranking Framework


Three new tools for States and Union Territories for ranking of startups in the country was launched by Union Minister of Commerce and Industry at a function in New Delhi.The tools are: the State and Union Territory Startup Ranking Framework, the Compendium of Good Practices for Promoting Startups in India and the Startup India Kit. These will act as catalysts… Read More

Plastic or PVC Aadhaar Smart Card is not usable | UIDAI


The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) said in a statement that the Plastic or PVC Aadhaar smart cards are often not usable as the QR code commonly becomes dysfunctional during such unauthorised printing at some vendor/shop. Also, there could be a possibility of sharing Aadhaar details (personal sensitive demographic information) without… Read More

S K Barua takes charge as MD for Numaligarh Refinery

S K Barua

Shri S K Barua presently Director (Finance) , Numaligarh Refinery Limted (NRL)has taken over as its Managing Director . Shri Barua was selected by Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) and by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC) on January 24,2018.
Shri Barua joined NRL as its first permanent employee in the year 1993, the year that the Company… Read More

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Agni-1


India  successfully test-fired its short-range nuclear capable ballistic missile Agni-1 with a strike range of over 700 km from a test range off the Odisha coast, Defence sources said.The indigenously developed surface-to-surface missile was launched as a part of a periodic training activity by the Strategic Forces Command (SFC) of the Army to consolidate… Read More

RBI Monetary Policy Committee meeting begins in Mumbai

Reserve Bank of India

Reserve Bank of India’s Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) meeting will begin today in Mumbai. The six-member MPC headed by RBI Governor Urijit Patel will meet for the Sixth Bi-monthly Monetary Policy Statement for 2017-18.

RBI may keep policy rates on hold this week. It may toughen its warning against inflation, lying on the ground for a hike in 2018 after prices… Read More

42.66 Cr distributed under SPMAA Scheme during period 2014-17

Mahesh Sharma

Minister of State (IC) for Culture and Minister of State for Environment, Forest & Climate Change Dr. Mahesh Sharma   has informed that the Government is implementing a Scheme namely “Scheme for Pension and Medical Aid to Artistes’ (SPMAA).The objectives of this Scheme is to improve financial and socio-economic status of the old aged artistes… Read More

Amitabh Kant given extension as CEO | Niti Aayog

Amitabh Kant

In an Indian Bureaucracy appointment news update, Shri Amitabh Kant IAS (Kerala 1980) presently  Chief Executive Officer, National Institution for Transforming India (Niti Aayog) has been given extension in tenure for a period up to 30.06.2019 on the same terms and conditions,as approved earlier.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Amitabh Kant the… Read More