I S Jha appointed as CMD, POWERGRID

Shri I. S. Jha has been appointed as the Chairman & Managing Director of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID) with effect from 10.11.2015. He was the Director (Projects) and was also holding the additional charge as CMD of the company.

Mr. Jha is an electrical engineer from NIT, Jamshedpur and had been the Director (Projects) of the company… Read More

International Summit on Energy Efficient Technologies in Railways

The Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu inaugurated ‘International Summit on Energy Efficient Technologies in Railways’. This Conference has been organized by Indian Railways in partnership with United Nations Development Programme(UNDP). It is first of its kind initiative that the Ministry of Railways is partnering with the UNDP… Read More

India Africa Forum Summit 2015- E-Booklet Released

India Africa Forum Summit 2015- E-Booklet has been released by the XPD division of MEA.

India Africa Forum Summit 2015 was a celebration of entwined dreams, surging aspirations and combined strengths of over two billion people of India and Africa, home to nearly one-third of the world’s humanity. The Third India-Africa Forum Summit held in New Delhi (OctoberRead More

First-ever National Gold Offerings by Government of India

Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, launched the Indian Gold Coin and Indian Gold Bullion at his official residence, 7 Race Course Road, New Delhi. Both, the coin as well as the bullion are the first ever national gold offerings by the Government of India.

The coin and bullion will be of 24 karat purity, 999 fineness and will have the national emblem of Ashok… Read More

Sindhu Pillai appointed Dy Secretary- Department of Financial Services

Ms Sindhu Pillai IPS  (AGMUT 2001) presently posted as Deputy Commissioner of Police(DCP), Crime Branch, Delhi Police, has been appointed as Deputy Secretary, Department of Financial Services.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes Ms Pillai the very best.… Read More

Government considering African route to help central PSUs

The Centre is considering a plan to help the Central Public Sector Undertakings (CPSUs), including those of them incurring losses, set up subsidiaries or form joint ventures with State-owned enterprises (SOEs) in poor African countries.

The DPE wants the MEA to influence African countries, especially those with hardly any private capital investment currently,… Read More

France reaffirms 2b euros for 3 cities under smart city plan

France has promised investment of 2 billion euros for Chandigarh, Nagpur and Puducherry under the smart city mission. Apart from euro 2 billion plus investment, there is another investment of 200 million euros for the extension of the Bangalore metro. Fra­nçois Richier, ambassador of France in India said on Wednesday here that “the Indian prime minister… Read More

Government is committed to removing all hurdles to promote infrastructure development: Venkaiah Naidu

The Government is committed to removing all hurdles to promote infrastructure development.  This was stated by Mr. M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs, Government of India while addressing a Session on “Renewing Infrastructure Finance” at the National Strategy Day on… Read More

Review Meeting with Ministers of Neighbouring States, Urges Citizens to Maintain OnRoad Lane Discipline

The Government will immediately set up a Control Room in Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) to undertake a daily review of levels of air pollution and monitor air quality in Delhi and National Capital Region (NCR). Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar said here today, that directions will be issued shortly … Read More

France and India Agree To Details on Rafale Purchase

In a big defence news, under an offsets deal reached by India and France regarding the acquisition of 36 Rafale fighter jets, France has agreed that it will fulfill its obligations only within the aerospace arena and not partly through research and development projects, an Indian Defence Ministry source said.

With a final agreement reached on offsets, … Read More

New Nutrition Strategy Development initiated by NITI Aayog

The first consultation to evolve a national Nutrition Strategy was held in NITI Aayog on 28th October 2015 and was chaired by Ms. Sindhushree Khullar, CEO, NITI Aayog. Mandated to analyse the emerging data on undernutrition and formulate a specific strategy for poorly performing states and districts, in consultation with the Ministries of Women and Child… Read More