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Category Archives: State

Delhi govt. to get coal block by September-October this year in Jharkhand/Odisha-Satyendra Jain

The Centre will provide Delhi government a coal block by September-October this year in any of the coal producing states of Jharkhand or Odisha, Delhi power minister, Mr Satyendra Jain said at an ASSOCHAM event held in New Delhi today.

“We will get our coal block around September or October and our ministry has planned that wherever we are given the coal block… Read More

S N Sahai appointed as Home Secretary for Delhi

Sanjiv Nandan Sahai IAS (1986)  is presently posted as Principal Secretary, Finance,Delhi, has been appointed as Principal Secretary, Home for Delhi. After the utter chaos of appointments and counter allegations , finally the AAP formed Delhi Government and the LG have decided on a common personality of S N Sahai.

Sanjiv Sahai born in Bhagalpur, Bihar,… Read More

Suresh Prabhu Inaugurates three Passenger Amenity Projects

Fulfilling yet another commitments of the Railway Budget 2015-16, the Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated three passenger amenity projects namely, NGeT (Next Generation e-Ticketing) Hindi Website, Paperless Unreserved Ticketing through Mobile Phones for Mumbai suburban (Western Railway Network) and Destination Alert… Read More

Road Transport & Highways Ministry notifies norms for use of Bio-CNG

The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has started the initiative of promoting vehicles which are fueled with clean fuels like Bio-Ethanol, Bio-CNG, Bio-Diesel, Electric Batteries, etc. The specifications for test reference fuel for Bio-Ethanol fuel vehicles, emission for Bio-Ethanol Fuel Vehicles, were earlier notified by the Ministry.

Now,… Read More

Ministry of Steel & Mines Minister Calls On Chief Minister, Karnataka

Ministry of Steel & Mines Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar called on Chief Minister, Karnataka Shri Siddaramaiah to deliberate on steel and mines related issues . Shri Tomar stated that auction rules and draft tender documents for auction of mines have been issued and requested the state government to expedite the auction process so that mining activity… Read More

Tourism can become backbone of the Indian economy: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

The Minister of State for Tourism (Independent Charge), Culture (Independent Charge) and Civil Aviation, Dr. Mahesh Sharma has said that tourism has the potential to become the back bone of the economy of the country since it is a means to earn foreign exchange, generate employment and create women empowerment. Speaking at the interactive session of Indian… Read More

Ramesh Abhishek appointed as Chairman of Forward Markets Commission

Ramesh Abhishek IAS

The tenure of Ramesh Abhishek ,Chairman, Forward Markets Commission (FMC) has been extended for a period of three months beyond July 8, 2015. He is a 1982 batch IAS officer of Bihar cadre. He is a Masters of Public Administration (Harvard Kennedy School),Finance and Politics(International studies) and BSc (Honours) in Physics.

From his  posting as Sub… Read More

Re Targeting of 1,75,000 MW ,a Mission for Energy Security for India

Shri Piyush Goyal , Union Minister of State (IC) for Coal, Power and New and Renewable Energy has said that the target of generating 1,75,000 MW of Renewable energy ( RE) by 2022 should be taken as a mission for ensuring energy security of the country. While addressing the workshop on Grid Connected Solar Rooftop at Vigyan Bhawan today, Shri Goyal further said … Read More

India is destined to become a trendsetter in global economy

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances,Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that India is a “happening” place today and soon, under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, India is destined to become … Read More

NBCC signs MoU WITH DDA

Dr. Anoop Kumar Mittal, CMD, NBCC & Sh. Balvinder Kumar, Vice Chairman, DDA, recently signed an MoU, for integrated development of Lake View Complex, Trilokpuri, New Delhi to be executed by NBCC, NBCC had earlier signed another MoU with DDA for development of huge East Delhi Hub, Karkardooma, New Delhi on TOD(Transit Oriented Development) norms.

National… Read More

Allow VAT credit on petroleum products or reduce the rates ASSOCHAM to Delhi Govt

The legislative move by the Delhi Government to increase the Value Added Tax (VAT) on petroleum products to 30 percent from 20 percent will hit the industrial units in the national capital raising the cost of diesel at least by Rs 5 a litre and making the operations unviable, ASSOCHAM has said in a letter to Chief Minister Mr Arvind Kejriwal.

Fuels in the form of … Read More