Daily Archives: February 12, 2018

Nitin Gadkari releases India first ever Highway Capacity Manual

Centre approves 1 lakh Crore worth Highway and Shipping Projects for Tamil Nadu

The Minister of Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Shri Nitin Gadkari released India’s first ever Highway Capacity Manual in New Delhi . The manual, known as Indo-HCM, has been developed by CSIR – CRRI on the basis of an extensive, country-wide study of the traffic characteristics  … Read More

J C Nakra takes charge as CMD for EIL

J C Nakra takes charge as CMD

Shri Jagdish Chander Nakra presently  Director (Projects), Engineers India Limited (EIL) takes charge as Chairman & Managing Director, Engineers India Limited (EIL) by Public Enterprises Selection Board.

Shri  Nakra has worked in a wide array of domains including Projects, Construction & Marketing. He joined EIL in 1983 as a Mechanical Engineer… Read More

Sharat Chauhan gets extension as Technical Officer-Planning & Coordination | WHO


Dr. Sharat Chauhan IAS (AGMUT 1994) presently as Technical Officer, Planning and Coordination, Grade 5 in World Health Organization (WHO), New Delhi  has been given extension in tenure of foreign assignment from 09.02.2018 to 29.02.2020.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes  Dr Sharat Chauhanthe very best.… Read More

Pawan Kumar Agarwal gets extension as CEO- FSSAI

Pawan Kumar Agarwal IAS

Shri Pawan Kumar Agarwal IAS (West Bengal 1985) presently Chief Executive Officer, Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) has been given extension in tenure of for a period of three months beyond 16.02.2018 or until further orders.

Shri  Agarwal was Joint Secretary, Ministry of Skill Development, Entrepreneurship, Youth Affairs &… Read More

Collaboration of SAIL and IIT Kharagpur on Science of Happiness


Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) has joined hands with Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur’s Rekhi Centre of Excellence for the Science of Happiness. This initiative of SAIL is aimed at embracing Science of Happiness for enhancing wellbeing and effectiveness of its employees and to enable them to contribute in a meaningful way towards… Read More

RAdm D S Gujral taken charge as ACNS-Communications Space and Net- Centric Operations

Rear Admiral DS Gujral NM

Rear Admiral DS Gujral, NM has taken over as Assistant Chief of Naval Staff (Communications Space and Net-centric Operations) at Integrated Headquarters of MoD(Navy). The Flag officer, an alumnus of 69th Course National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla was commissioned into the Executive Branch of Indian Navy on 01 Jan 87.  Communication & Electronics… Read More

National Productivity Day being observed

National Productivity Day

National Productivity Council is observing National Productivity Day, and National Productivity Week till 18th February. It is the 60th Anniversary of the National Productivity Council and is being celebrated as Diamond Jubilee Year. The theme for the National Productivity Week is – Industry 4.0 Leapfrog Opportunity for India.

Industry 4.0 … Read More

Same device that measures cell strength could identify asthma & hypertension drugs

Device that measures cell

Summary:Engineers, doctors and scientists have developed a tool that measures the physical strength of individual cells 100 times faster than current technologies.

Engineers, doctors and scientists at UCLA and Rutgers University have developed a tool that measures the physical strength of individual cells 100 times faster than current technologies.… Read More

Swayam Prakash Pani takes charge as IGP- Kashmir Range

Swayam Prakash Pani IPS

Shri Swayam Prakash Pani IPS (Jammu and Kashmir 2000) presently  Deputy Inspector General (DIG) of Police, South Kashmir Range took over as the new inspector general of police (IGP) Kashmir Range, making him the youngest officer to hold the post.

Shri Pani IPS officer of the Jammu and Kashmir cadre, took over the charge of the IGP Kashmir, a police official … Read More

Oman and India sign 8 MoUs in Defence, Health and Tourism sectors

India and Oman sign MoU

India and Oman have signed eight Memoranda of Understanding in different areas during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s maiden visit to the Gulf nation. The fields in which the agreements were inked include defence, health and tourism.

An MoU on legal and judicial co-operation in civil and commercial matters was also signed. The agreements were inked… Read More

Indian Consortium led by ONGC to acquire 10% Stake in Lower Zakum Concession, Offshore Abu Dhabi


An Indian Consortium led by ONGC Videsh, wholly owned subsidiary and overseas arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), BPRL & IOCL signed a pact for acquisition of 10% participating interest in the ADNOC Group owned offshore Lower Zakum Concession for 40 years from 2018 to 2057. This is the first time that Indian oil & gas companies have… Read More