Dr Jitendra Singh launches Appointment from Home at AIIMS

Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh, launched “Appointment From Home” facility at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS). This facility is first of its kind to be started in a Government sector hospital in India. Hereafter patients can dial 09266092660 from anywhere in the country, which will connect them to “Interactive… Read More

Release of Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today approved release of an additional installment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners with effect from 01.07.2014. This is an increase of 7% over the existing rate of 100% of the Basic Pay/Pension, to compensate for price rise.… Read More

Incredible India Mobile App Launched

Tourism Secretary Shri Parvez Dewan, launched the ‘Incredible India’ mobile application. Tourists can access information about recognized tourism service providers like Inbound Tour Operators, Adventure Tour Operators, Domestic Tour Operators, Tourist Transport Operators, Travel Agents, Regional Level Guides, Classified Hotels available… Read More

Committee to examine un-claimed amount in PPF, Post Office and Savings Schemes

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today approved setting-up of Committee under the Chairmanship of Deputy Governor of RBI to examine un-claimed amount lying with PPF, Post Office, Savings Schemes etc and how this amount can be used to protect and further the financial interest of the senior citizens. This is following his Budget Speech, wherein, he talked… Read More

Jhajjar to have National Cancer Institute

The Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology – GoI and the All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Autonomous Institute under Ministry of Health & Family Welfare – GoI, signed a Memorandum of Understanding for furtherance of Cancer Research taking into cognizance that cancer disease burden is fast reaching pandemic… Read More

Shift in MNREGA – 50% of funds for water conservation, skilled component now 49%

To mitigate drought and drought like situation and scarcity, Union Rural Development Minister Shri Gadkari has ordered that 50% of all works taken up by line agencies at District level should be for water conservation works like check dam construction, de-silting of traditional water bodies, minor irrigation tanks and canals. The decision has been taken… Read More

Sab kuch bikta hai…Right Platform Chaheyey – Ministry of Textiles signs MoU with Flipkart.com

Sab kuch bikta hai….Right Platform Chaheyey. Ministry of Textiles through DC (Development Commissioner)-Handlooms signed MoU with Flipkart India Pvt. Ltd.  This will provide the ministry the much needed platform to showcase the Handloom Sector and bring visibility for the many stakeholder like weavers which inturn is expected to fuel… Read More

Ravindra Narayan Ravi is the new Chairman, Joint Intelligence Committee and new interlocutor for Naga talks

R.N. Ravi, former Special Director – IB (Intelligence Bureau), appointed as Chairman – Joint Intelligence Committee, he is the new interlocutor for talks with Naga insurgent group NSCN (IM) . This position is of the rank of Secretary to GoI for a period of 3 years. Ravi is seen as the one with no nonsense and pragmatic approach to talks with Naga… Read More

Ramesh Chand Tayal appointed Special Director General CRPF

Ramesh Chand Tayal, an IPS officer of the 1980 batch from Assam-Meghalaya cadre has been appointed as Special Director General of Central Reserve Police force (CRPF).  Mr. Tayal is currently serving as Additional Director General (ADG) in the Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB). He has served as Additional Director General in CRPF and was awarded Police Medal… Read More

A Look at Whitepaper on Setting up Startup Incubator In India

National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN), the flagship initiative by Wadhwani Foundation, has released a whitepaper for the Department of Science & Technology (DST) to institute standards for the establishment and working of incubators in India, titled “Guidelines – Metrics & Milestones for Successful Incubator Development.”Read More

Rajasthan, Maharashtra,Goa and Karnataka get new Governers

Shri Kalyan Singh as the Governor of Rajasthan; Shri Vajubhai Rudabhai Vala as the Governor of Karnataka; Shri Chennamaneni Vidyasagar Rao as the Governor of Maharashtra; Smt. Mridula Sinha as the Governor of Goa. 

The above appointments will take effect from the dates the incumbents assume charge of their respective offices. Read More

Shambhu Kallolikar goes back to Parent Cadre

Shri Shambhu Kallolikar IAS (TN:1991) has been prematurely repatriated to Parent Cadre. He was Joint Secretary in Department of Pharmaceuticals. Shambhu Kallolikar holds Post Graduate Degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi in International Studies.

In his early years in the Administrative service he had worked in the state of West Bengal,… Read More