Daily Archives: February 7, 2018

Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App for Coal Supply information update

Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App

Coal India Limited had launched the ‘Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App’ on 01.11.2017 aimed at benefiting customers that are being supplied coal by road. It is a tool to monitor that the dispatches are made on the fair principle of ‘First in First Out’ and keeps track of all the activities from issuance of Sale Order to physical delivery of coal by road. This… Read More

ISRO sets up 473 Village Resource Centres for rural development

ISRO

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Dr Jitendra Singh has informed that to demonstrate the potential of satellite technology for development of rural areas, ISRO established Village Resource Centres (VRCs) on a pilot … Read More

Social upgradation in rural area

Social upgradation

Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Dr Jitendra Singh has been informed that Indian Space Programme plays a key role in enabling social upgradation of rural areas through space based inputs towards development of wastelands,… Read More

1500 IAS officers shortage in country | Government

IAS

Minister of State for Personnel Jitendra Singh  has informed that there is a shortage of nearly 1,500 IAS officers in the country, the government said .Officers in position as on January 1, 2017, is 5,004 against the total authorised strength of 6,500 — vacancy of 1,496.

Giving state-wise details, the minister said that Uttar Pradesh has 515 officers… Read More

Rakesh Kumar gets extension as Head, Strategic Planning & State Outreach in UNDP

UNDP

In an Indian Bureaucracy appointment news update,  Dr. Rakesh Kumar IAS (Uttarakhand 1992) presently Head, Strategic Planning and State Outreach in the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) at New Delhi  has been given extension in tenure of foreign assignment for a period of two years.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Dr. Rakesh Kumar the very best.… Read More

881km Rail network set to be electrified in West Bengal

Railways

The Union budget for fiscal 2018-19 has proposed electrification of 881 km of rail network in West Bengal at a proposed cost of Rs 771.54 crore, a senior railway official said here .The project will be undertaken in seven zones of West Bengal, under the jurisdiction of Kolkata-based Eastern Railway, South Eastern Railway (SER) and Maligaon-based North Frontier… Read More

RBI highlights of the 6th bi-monthly

Reserve Bank of India

monetary policy statement:

* Key lending rate (repo) unchanged at 6 pc;

* Reverse repo rate remains at 5.75 pc and marginal standing facility (MSF) rate and Bank Rate at 6.25 pc;

* Monetary policy’s stance neutral;

* Petrol and diesel prices rose sharply in Jan, reflecting lagged pass-through of past increases in global crude prices;

* Retail inflation… Read More

National Meet on Grassroot Informatics

National security, economic prosperity, innovation and social well-being are critically dependent upon the availability, integrity and confidentiality of a range of Information and Communications Technologies (ICT). Nearly every aspect of citizen’s daily life has been considerably transformed by the information revolution, and modern life depends… Read More

India successfully test-fires nuclear capable Prithvi-11

Prithvi-II missile

India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed nuclear capable Prithvi-II missile as part of a user trial by the Army from a test range in Odisha, Defence sources said.The trial of the surface-to-surface missile, which has a strike range of 350 km, was carried out from a mobile launcher from launch complex-3 of the Integrated Test Range at Chandipur… Read More

Devender Singh given additional charge as Principal Secretary | Environment & Administrative Reforms, Haryana

Devender Singh IAS

Shri Devender Singh IAS (Haryana 1987) presently  Principal Secretary, Electronics and Information Technology and Civil Aviation Department has been given the additional charge as Principal Secretary of  Environment, Haryana & Administrative Reforms and Member Secretary, Haryana Governance Reforms Authority.

IndianBureaucracy.com … Read More

Dheera Khandelwal appointed ACS | School Education Department

Dheera Khandelwal IAS

In an Indian Bureaucracy appointment news update, Ms. Dheera Khandelwal IAS (Haryana 1986) presently Additional Chief Secretary to Govt of Haryana, Environment Department has been appointed as Additional Chief Secretary (ACS), School Education Department. She has been given additional charge as Additional Chief Secretary  of Art and Cultural Affairs,… Read More

Rear Admiral Rajaram Swaminathan takes charge as Assistant chief of Materiel- Mordernisation

RAdm R Swaminathan

RAdm R Swaminathan, NM has taken over duties of Assistant Chief of Materiel (Mordernisation). Commissioned in 1987, the Admiral is a post graduate from IIT Kharagpur. In a career spanning more than 30 years, he has worked on board the Aircraft Carrier, INS Viraat, for more than 9 years in various capacities. He was also involved in the acquisition of Aircraft… Read More