Category Archives: Central

Discussions on for alternative to Planning Commission

planning commission

Consultative meetings were held today relating to the proposed new design and structure for the Planning Commission. These were part of consultations after the PM, in his Independence Day speech, from the ramparts of Red Fort, on the 15th of this month, had said “….We will replace Planning Commission with a new institution having a new design and structure… Read More

Mukesh Mangal appointed Director in Home Affairs

Ministry of Telecommunication,

Mukesh Mangal (ITS;1992) who was recommended by DoT, has been appointed Director in Home Affairs under the Central Staffing Scheme for a period of five years wef date of taking charge or further notice.… Read More

1st Indigenously Built Stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Ship- INS Kamorta Commissioned

INS Kamorta

Breaking new grounds in the making of warships in the country, India today commissioned the first indigenously built stealth Anti-Submarine Warfare Corvette, INS Kamorta, at an impressive ceremony at Visakhapatnam naval dockyard. The Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley who commissioned the warship, described the development as ‘the coming of age of ourRead More

Digital India – NaMo government’s proposal for tomorrows India

Narendra Modi

The cabinet meeting held on August 20, 2014 chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for ‘Digital India’- A programme envisaged by Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY) aiming to transform India into a digital empowered society and knowledge economy.

This programme will be implemented in phases beginning this… Read More

Rajni Razdan appointed as Chairman- Union Public Service Commission

rajni razdan

Smt. Rajni Razdan, Member, Union Public Service Commission has been appointed as Chairman, Union Public Service Commission with effect from the afternoon of August 16th, 2014. 



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PM exhorts IITs to provide innovative solutions to problems faced by the common

Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today called upon IITs to provide innovative solutions to problems faced by common people in their day-to-day life. 

The Prime Minister was addressing a Conference of Chairmen of Boards of Governors, and Directors of IITs at Rashtrapati Bhawan. “Science is universal. Technology must be local,” the PrimeRead More

DG-Border Guards Bangladesh calls on Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh

Shri Rajnath Singh has expressed his satisfaction on India Bangladesh border situation as the two border forces are taking necessary confidence building measures and are carrying out joint patrolling along the border. He mentioned that the two countries enjoy cordial relations and should continue mutual dialogue for strengthening bilateral relations.… Read More

National Conference of State Tourism Ministers – July 21st, 2014

Ram Naik

Union Tourism and Culture Minister Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated and presiding the session,  with Finance and Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley as the Chief Guest. Organized as part of the 100 days action plan of the Government, the objective was to identify important issues faced by India’s Tourism Industry. 18 State Tourism Ministers including… Read More

Dr. P Venkata Ramesh Babu empanelled as Joint Secretary at Centre

P V Ramesh

Dr. P.V. Ramesh Babu empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent at centre, he 1985 batch of IAS. Currently, he is the Principal Secretary (R&E), Department of Finance, Govt of Andhra Pradesh.… Read More

Coal earns 43% of Freight revenue for Railways, Foodgrains mere 9%

Ministry of Railways

As per recently published data, during April-July’14 Indian Railways reported a 9.3% increase in revenues and 4.25% increase in volumes in commodity-wise freight traffic compared to same time last year. Railways emerged as the most preferred form of transportation for Coal, also earning the the most for the Indian Railway a staggering Rs 14,107 Read More

A.K. Bishnoi central deputation extended till December 2014

Bishnoi Anuj kumar

Central deputation tenure of Shri Anuj Kumar Bishnoi, IAS (UP: 81), Additional Secretary in the Department of Defence is extended for a period of three months beyond 24.09.2014.

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