PM exhorts IITs to provide innovative solutions to problems faced by the common

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today called upon IITs to provide innovative solutions to problems faced by common people in their day-to-day life. 

The Prime Minister was addressing a Conference of Chairmen of Boards of Governors, and Directors of IITs at Rashtrapati Bhawan. “Science is universal. Technology must be local,” the Read More

DG-Border Guards Bangladesh calls on Rajnath Singh

Rajnath Singh

Shri Rajnath Singh has expressed his satisfaction on India Bangladesh border situation as the two border forces are taking necessary confidence building measures and are carrying out joint patrolling along the border. He mentioned that the two countries enjoy cordial relations and should continue mutual dialogue for strengthening bilateral relations.… Read More

National Conference of State Tourism Ministers – July 21st, 2014

Union Tourism and Culture Minister Shri Shripad Yesso Naik inaugurated and presiding the session,  with Finance and Defence Minister Shri Arun Jaitley as the Chief Guest. Organized as part of the 100 days action plan of the Government, the objective was to identify important issues faced by India’s Tourism Industry. 18 State Tourism Ministers including… Read More

Dr. P Venkata Ramesh Babu empanelled as Joint Secretary at Centre

Dr. P.V. Ramesh Babu empanelled as Joint Secretary or equivalent at centre, he 1985 batch of IAS. Currently, he is the Principal Secretary (R&E), Department of Finance, Govt of Andhra Pradesh.… Read More

Coal earns 43% of Freight revenue for Railways, Foodgrains mere 9%

As per recently published data, during April-July’14 Indian Railways reported a 9.3% increase in revenues and 4.25% increase in volumes in commodity-wise freight traffic compared to same time last year. Railways emerged as the most preferred form of transportation for Coal, also earning the the most for the Indian Railway a staggering Rs 14,107Read More

Committee setup to suggest restructuring of FCI

The Government has decided to set up a High Level Committee (HLC) to advice on restructuring of FCI under chairmanship of Shanta Kumar MP.  HLC will submit its report to the Government within 3 months.

The committee comprises of Chief Secretary of Punjab and Chhattisgarh, Prof. G. Raghuram-Dean IIM Ahmedabad, Dr. Ashok Gulati- Ex Chairman, Commission Agricultural… Read More

A.K. Bishnoi central deputation extended till December 2014

Central deputation tenure of Shri Anuj Kumar Bishnoi, IAS (UP: 81), Additional Secretary in the Department of Defence is extended for a period of three months beyond 24.09.2014.

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Defence Technology Absorption Award 2013

Defence Technology Absorption Award is given to DRDO’s industrial partners for their support in transformation of technologies developed by DRDO into products/systems/processes for Armed forces. The awards for 2013 was given to

M/s Accord Software & Systems Ltd., Bengaluru, under leadership of  J. M. Sundaresan (CEO) a Masters degree holder in Read More

Dr. Dipankar Banerjee conferred DRDO Life Time Achievement Award 2013

DRDO Life Time Achievement Award 2013 is conferred on Dr. Dipankar Banerjee formerly Director, DMRL and Chief Controller R&D of DRDO for his distinguished contributions to the field of Metallurgy, Materials science & Combat Aircraft Program. The award ceremony was held at Kothari Auditorium, DRDO Bhawan at New Delhi.

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PM dedicates Chutak hydropower station to the nation in Kargil

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while dedicating to the nation the 44MW Chutak hydropower station at Kargil, said about 30 percent of the population of the state of Jammu and Kashmir is displaced, and his Government is committed to rehabilitate them in a planned way. 
Addressing a public rally at Kargil, the Prime Minister recalled his visit to the town duringRead More