Interesting Read: Mathematical model for Animal Stripes

Summary:The back of a tiger could have been a blank canvas. Instead, nature painted the big cat with parallel stripes, evenly spaced and perpendicular to the spine. Scientists don’t know exactly how stripes develop, but since the 1950s, mathematicians have been modeling possible scenarios. Now researchers assemble a range of these models into a single… Read More




Wishing you and your family a Happy New Year 2016 :… Read More

Lov Verma gets additional charge as Secretary – Social Justice & Empowerment

Shri Lov Verma, IAS (UP 1978) presently Secretary, Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has been given additional charge of the post of Secretary Department of social justice and Empowerment from 31.12.2015 to 04.01.2016 during the absence on leave of Ms. Anita Agnihotri IAS (OR 1980). wishes him the very best.… Read More

Innovation sheds light on how genetic information travels from cell’s nucleus

Summary:A new research discovery is opening a window on cell biology rarely seen before. The work has revealed a real-time look at how genetic information travels within a living cell. The discovery, observed through a specially designed high-powered microscope, significantly alters current understanding of how RNA is transported from a cell’s… Read More

Achievements/Success Stories from the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises

The Department of Heavy Industry has notified a scheme namely FAME – India (Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of (Hybrid &) Electric Vehicles in India) for implementation with effect from 1st April 2015, wherein it is intended to support the hybrid/electric vehicles market development and its manufacturing eco-system to achieve self-sustenance… Read More

E-Ticketing of all Ticketed Monuments

Culture plays an important role in the development agenda of any nation. It represents a set of shared attitudes, values, goals and practices. Culture and creativity manifest themselves in almost all economic, social and other activities. A country as diverse as India is symbolized by the plurality of its culture. The mandate of the Ministry of Culture revolves… Read More

MoU between SINTEF, Norway and Central Public Works Department in the field of Recycling of Construction and Demolition Waste

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between SINTEF, Norway and Central Public Works Department (CPWD) for cooperation in the development of human resource capacity building and scientific research in the field of Recycling of Construction and Demolition (C&D)… Read More

Cabinet approves Amended Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme for Textiles industry Amended scheme to boost ‘Make in India’ in textile sector


The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the introduction of “Amended  Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme (ATUFS)” in place of the existing Revised  Restructured   Technology   Upgradation   Fund   Scheme   (RR-TUFS),for technology upgradation of the textiles… Read More

Textiles Secretary inaugurates National Level Special Handloom Expo

“Woolen of India”, a National Level Special Handloom Expo was inaugurated by Dr. S. K. Panda, Secretary (Textiles). The exhibition-cum sale is being held at the newly renovated and upgraded Handloom Haat, Janpath (known earlier as Handloom Marketing Complex).

The exhibition will showcase and offer for sale ‘India Handloom’ branded premium handloom… Read More

National Biotechnology Development Strategy 2015-2020

The National Biotechnology Development Strategy -2015-2020 was unveiled by the Union Minister for Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan in New Delhi.  The Strategy aims to establish India as a world-class bio-manufacturing hub.   It intends to launch a major mission, backed with significant investments, for the creation … Read More

A big boost for solar rooftops in India

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the scaling up of budget from Rs, 600 crore to Rs. 5,000 crore for implementation of Grid Connected Rooftops systems over a period of five years upto 2019-20 under National Solar Mission (NSM). This will support Installation of 4200 MW Solar Rooftop systems… Read More

Electronic Filing of First Appeal before CIT (appeals)

It is the endeavour of the Income tax Department to digitise various functions of the Department for providing efficient taxpayer services. As another significant step in this direction, electronic filing of appeal before CIT(Appeals) is being made mandatory for persons who are required to file the return of income electronically.

Electronic filing of… Read More