Category Archives: State

State Action Plan for National Livestock Mission

The Secretary (DADF), Shri Devendra Chaudhary held a meeting with the Principal Secretaries/Secretaries/State officials of North East States to discuss State Action Plan for National Livestock Mission (NLM) in New Delhi. The agenda of the meeting was to streamline and give the necessary drive and focus on the specific need of the States in NER and the necessary… Read More

C H Kharshiing appointed Planning Adviser- North Eastern Council, Shillong

Shri C H Kharshiing IA&AS(1991) has been appointed to the post of Planning Adviser (Joint Secy level) in North Eastern Council Secretariat (NEC), Shillong under Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region for a period of five years from the date of assumption of charge of the post or until further orders, whichever is earlier vice Shri J. Lhungdim, … Read More

Environment Minister launches web portal – Mining of Sand & Minor Minerals

A new web portal has been launched for online submission and monitoring of environmental approvals for mining of sand and minor minerals. Launching the web portal at a workshop on mining of sand and minor minerals  , Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar, said that the web portal will lead… Read More

Tathagata Roy gets additional charge as Governor of Arunachal Pradesh

Shri Tathagata Roy, Governor of Tripura, to discharge the functions of the Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, in addition to his own duties, during the absence, on leave, of Shri J.P. Rajkhowa, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh. wishes Shri Roy the very best.

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New Stevedoring & Shore Handling Policy for all Major Ports from August

Ministry of Shipping will implement a new Stevedoring and Shore Handling Policy for all Major Ports from 31st July, 2016.

The existing Stevedoring Agents will have to switch over to the new Stevedoring and Shore Handling Scheme from that date and charge the ceiling tariff rate fixed. If they do not switch over to the new scheme, the licence shall be terminated… Read More

Arvind Jadhav proposal of extension for 3 months approved by ACC as Karnataka Chief Secy

Shri Arvind Jadhav IAS (Karnataka 1978) presently posted as Chief Secretary Government of Karnataka. The Karnataka Government has sent proposal of service extension  for another three month to DOPT, Government of India.  The ACC has approved his proposal of service extension as Chief Secretary, Government of Karnataka. wishes… Read More

TRAI; Multi System Operators to display details of Nodal Officers on website

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) wrote to all multi system operators to display details of their nodal officers on their website and inform the same to their linked LCOs for ease of business and to reduce disputes.

The Telecommunication (Broadcasting and cable services) Interconnection (Digital Addressable Cable Television Systems) Regulations,… Read More

NDMA conducts mock exercises ahead of Amarnath Yatra


The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted mock exercises at Baltal and Pahalgam base camps in Jammu and Kashmir from June 23, 2016 to June 28, 2016 to assess the preparedness and response mechanism of all the stakeholders involved in the management of the upcoming Amarnath Yatra.

The first mock exercise was conducted along the route from… Read More

Exercise Jalrahat -Joint Initiative by Assam & Armed Forces for Flood Relief

The much awaited event, Exercise JALRAHAT commenced at Narangi Cantt. Taking the leaf from the latest National Disaster Management Policy – 2016 and the call given by the Prime Minister urging the enhanced cooperation and involvement by Armed Forces in mitigating disasters, the Exercise JALRAHAT is a joint initiative taken by the Assam State Govt and the… Read More

Kamarajar Port launches Skill Development Training Programmes under CSR

Pon Radhakrishnan, Hon’ble Minister of State for Road Transport, Highways & Shipping, Governement of India, inaugurated the Skill Development Training programmes under Corporate Social Responsibility Initiatives – 2016 of KPL , at Chennai in the presence of Shri M.A Bhaskarachar, Chairman cum Managing Director, Kamarajar Port Limited.

The… Read More

More than enough Sugar in country to meet domestic requirement

There is more than enough sugar in the country to meet the domestic requirement. Even in coming sugar season 2016-17, there would be no shortage of domestically produced sugar in India.

During the current Sugar Season 2015-16, India had started with a carryover stock of 9 million MT of sugar. The production of sugar has been estimated at about 25.1 million MT … Read More