Category Archives: Central

Union Minister Kalraj Mishra applauds the NSIC Rapid Incubation Centre


Shri Kalraj Mishra, the Union Minister for MSMEs, applauded the efforts of the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), especially through its Rapid Incubation programme , to create opportunities for self employment. Going around NSIC`s Rapid Incubation Centre in Okhla, he appreciated NSIC for its active role in skill development and entrepreneurship… Read More

Foreign Secretary says China’s new map does not change facts on the ground

India’s Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh stood by the statement of Foreign Ministry which said that “cartographic depiction does not change the reality on the ground” after the Chinese government, in a new vertical map had shown Arunachal Pradesh as a part of its territory. Singh addressed a news conference in Beijing after Indian Vice… Read More

CII welcomes notification on list of defence items requiring industrial licenses

CII welcomed the much awaited joint initiative of Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Commerce and Industry to streamline procedures pertaining to Industrial Licenses.

Ministry of Commerce and Industry has issued a notification on List of Defence Items Requiring Industrial License. “We are happy to see that Ministry of Defence has taken cognizance… Read More

Holy Month of Ramzan begins today

Muslims all over the country started the holy month of Ramzan by offering prayers at mosques on Monday.

In a statement issued in New Delhi, the Shahi Imam of the Fatehpuri Mosque, Maulana Mufti Mukarram Ahmed on Sunday had said that since the new moon was not sighted on Saturday, the month of Ramzan will start on Monday.

He said that had the moon been sighted on Saturday,… Read More

Indian rocket carrying French, German satellites blasts off

An Indian rocket carrying a French earth observation satellite and four other foreign satellites blasted off from Sriharikota.

Exactly at 9.52 a.m., the rocket – Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle-C23 (PSLV-C23) – standing around 44.4 metres tall and weighing around 230 ton tore into the bright morning skies with orange flames fiercely burning… Read More

S Selvakumar to join as Director in PMO

Karnataka cadre (1997 batch ) IAS officer S Selvakumar  to join as  Director with Prime Minister’s Office.

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DoPT tells 300 officers to share asset details


The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) has made a list of 300 officers  working with various Central government ministries to file  the Immovable Property Returns(IPR) online. If they do not, the vigilance enquiry on matters related to promotions, deputations, and deployment will be stopped.

The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has directed… Read More

FCI on a new path

In an Indian Bureaucracy PSU news update, there are many a crossed fingers to unknot and bureaucratic hurdles to leap before the infamous starvation pictures recede from our collective memory. Electronic public distribution system (e-PDS) is working on improving the supply side of TPDS. Under this mission mode project (MMP), a module to integrate release… Read More

Rohatgi appointed Attorney General of India

The Narendra Modi government on Thursday appointed senior advocate Mukul Rohatgi as the new attorney general of India.

Rohatgi, who appeared for the Gujarat government in several 2002 post-Godhra riot-related cases, will serve as attorney general of India for a period of three years, a statement said.

He succeeds G.E. Vahanvati who resigned following the… Read More

Environment ministry clearances to be ‘policy based’

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Thursday said the government will evolve “policy based solutions” for the pending environment clearances, adding the delay in clearances for defence projects has been due to their case-by-case consideration.

“We are evolving new ways of solutions to the existing … Read More

India committed to collaborating with Germany

New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Human Resource Minister Smriti Irani said Wednesday India is committed to collaborating with Germany in the field of higher education.

In a meeting with German ambassador Michael Steiner, who called on Irani here, the minister reiterated India’s commitment to collaborate with Germany and appreciated the Indo-German Strategic… Read More