Category Archives: StartUps

ESIC approves Enhancement of Wage Ceiling

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The Employees State Insurance Corporation(ESIC) has approved the enhancement of wage ceiling from present Rs. 15,000 per month to Rs. 21,000/-. The draft Rules calling for objections has been published in Gazette of India on 06.10.2016. This enhancement of wage ceiling shall bring more employees under ESIC coverage. In addition, the decision has also been… Read More

J K Bubana appointed Deputy Secretary-Ministry of Shipping

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Shri Jyoti kumar Bubana IRS (C&CE 2007) has been appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Shipping Delhi under Central Staffing Scheme for a period of four years. wishes Shri Jyoti kumar Bubana the very best.… Read More

#StartInCollege Phase 2 to be launched at FICCI Global Skills Summit on Engineers Day


Startup Village, India’s first PPP model incubator which is heralding a student startup revolution across the country, is launching the second phase of its flagship six-month Silicon Valley entrepreneurship programme for college students at the FICCI Global Skills Summit (GSS) on September 15. The programme will be launched in the presence of Union… Read More

3 Guinness World Records Created By DEPwD & Alimco


The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi distributed Aids and Assistive Devices to more than 11000 Persons with Disabilities (Divyangjans) at Samajik Adikarita Shivir organized by Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment in District- Navsari, Gujarat today. A mini-film based on Divyangjan,… Read More

Youth Affairs Department to have Swachhta Pakhwara from Aug 16-31, 2016

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Department of Youth Affairs undertook various initiatives during the ‘Swachhta Pakhwara’ from Aug 16-31, 2016. In this, nationwide network of 36 Lakh NSS volunteers in schools and colleges and 86 lakh NYKS youth club members across the nation participated. Date-wise action plan was prepared by National Service Scheme(NSS) and Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan(NYKS)… Read More

Nominations open for BW Businessworld Young Entrepreneur Awards 2016

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Young Entrepreneur Awards 2016: India’s Hottest Young Entrepreneurs

Nomination Deadline : 7th September 2016

Young Entrepreneur Awards is an annual event conceptualized by BW Businessworld to recognize India’s Hottest Young Entrepreneurs. In its 3rd edition, companies can submit their nominations … Read More

Passage of GST Bill signifies a Landmark Reform on Indirect Taxes for Economy

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CII welcomes the passing of the Constitution (One Hundred Twenty Second Amendment) Bill 2014 related to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) by the Rajya Sabha on 3 August 2016.

“GST is India’s most significant tax reform in decades. GST, when implemented, is expected to usher in a harmonised national market of goods and services and shall leadRead More

Parachutes from DRDO

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Aerial Delivery Research and Development Establishment (ADRDE), Agra is a premier R&D Laboratory of Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) engaged in design and development of various types of parachutes for Armed Forces.  Over the years, ADRDE has designed and developed the following categories of parachutes:-

(i) Paratrooper… Read More

Hotline with Foreign Countries as Confidence Building Measures

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Hotline with any foreign country is set up as part of Confidence Building Measures.

The details of the countries with which Hotlines have been established are as under:

(i) Between Military Headquarters of India and Pakistan since 4.2.1987.

(ii) Between India and China at Border Personnel Meeting / Flag Meeting locations of Spanggur, Natu La & Kibithu.… Read More

22,915 cr allocated for capitalization needs of Public Sector Banks for year 2016-17


In line with the announcements made under Indradhanush and the Union Budget, Government has undertaken an exercise to assess the capitalization needs of Public Sector Banks during the year 2016-17.  The capital infusion exercise for the current year is based on an assessment of need as assessed from the CAGR of credit growth for the last five years, banks’… Read More

NITI Aayog & Intel sign SoI to kick-off Atal Tinkering Lab Initiative for Young Innovators

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NITI Aayog has introduced the Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) initiative as a part of its flagship programme – the Atal Innovation Mission (AIM). As part of a crucial effort to efficiently implement the initiative, NITI Aayog  signed a Statement of Intent (SoI) with Intel India.

The key objectives of setting up Atal Tinkering Laboratories is to build… Read More

Tejas Aircraft Induction

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The first Light Combat Aircraft (LCA) – Tejas squadron has been formed on 1st July, 2016 with two LCA Initial Operation Configuration (IOC) Series Production Aircraft. Further, 18 more aircraft in IOC standard are planned for induction by 2018-19. This would be followed by 20 more aircraft in Final Operation Configuration (FOC) standard, which are planned… Read More