Encouraging participation in Sport

A conference of State Ministers and Secretaries of Youth Affairs and Sports was held here today under the chairmanship of Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel. Other dignitaries who participated in the conference included Lt. Governor of Andaman Nicobar Island Shri Jagdish Mukhi, Union Ministers Shri… Read More

Review of policy on globalization

The degree of trade openness is one of the indicators for measuring globalization. India’s merchandise trade to GDP ratiohas increased from 20.4 per cent in 2001-02 to 28.3 per cent in 2004-05 and to 32.0 per cent in 2015-16. If services trade is also included, then the degree of openness increased from 26.7 per cent in 2001-02 to 38.1 per cent in 2004-05 and … Read More

PSLV-C36 successfully launches RESOURCESAT-2A

In its thirty eighth flight (PSLV-C36), ISRO’s Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle successfully launched the 1,235 kg RESOURCESAT-2A Satellite today morning (December 07, 2016) from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre SHAR, Sriharikota. This is the thirty seventh consecutively successful mission of PSLV.

After PSLV-C36 lift-off at 10:25 am IST from the… Read More

Scramjet Engine

The first experimental mission of a sub-scale Scramjet engine, towards the realization of an Air Breathing Propulsion System, was successfully conducted on August 28, 2016 (at 0600 hrs IST) from Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota. Various flight events, namely, burn out of booster rocket stage, ignition of second stage solid rocket, functioning … Read More

Implementation of NPOP

Ministry of Commerce has implemented the National Programme for Organic Production (NPOP) since 2001. The objectives of NPOP are as under:

1)            To provide the means of evaluation of certification programme for organic agriculture and products (including wild harvest, aquaculture, livestock products) as per the approved criteria.… Read More

Welfare of Sanitation workers

In order to provide social security benefits to the workers in the unorganised sector including sanitation workers, the Government has enacted the Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008. This Act stipulates formulation of suitable welfare schemes for unorganised workers on matters relating to: (i) life and disability cover, (ii) health and maternity… Read More

Advanced Heavy Water Reactor Technology

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), a constituent unit of Department of Atomic Energy, is working on the research and development of the Advanced Heavy Water Reactor (AHWR). It is a thorium fuel based vertical pressure tube type, heavy water moderated and boiling light water cooled reactor. The 300 MWe capacity AHWR designed by BARC is intended to serve … Read More

Cooperation among BRICS Nations on Education

In the 4th meeting of BRICS Education Ministers recently held at New Delhi on 30th September, 2016, BRICS member countries have signed New Delhi Declaration on Education in which they have inter alia declared to:

  1. Initiate actions to formulate country-specific targets within the broader scope of the SDG4 and corresponding targets, taking into account
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Mahesh Thakur appointed Dy Secretary- Drinking Water & Sanitation

Shri Mahesh Thakur IRS (2005) has been appointed as Deputy Secretary in the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Delhi for a period of four years.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Mahesh Thakur the very best.… Read More

Vidya Bhushan appointed Deputy Director – LBSNAA, Mussoorie

Shri Vidya Bhushan IAS (UP: 2008) has been appointed as Deputy Director (under Secretary Level) in the Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Shri Vidya Bhushan the very best.

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