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Birender Singh commends steel workers

PSUs under Ministry of Steel have succeeded in ensuring that their employees are not distracted and prevented from coming to work on the day of All India General Strike (nationwide general strike), a 24 hour bandh called for 02 September, 2016. This has been made possible owing to employees’ concern and belongingness for their organizations. The management… Read More

Rao Inderjit Singh reviews NBCC Performance

Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Urban Development, Housing & Poverty Alleviation, visited NBCC Corporate Office in New Delhi on Aug 30, 2016 and reviewed the performance of the state-owned Navratna Enterprise. The Hon’ble Minister recently took charge of the Ministry as Minister of State. The Team NBCC led by Dr. Anoop Kumar… Read More

Paradip on way to be developed as World Class Smart Industrial Port City

The port city of Paradip is to be develop as World Class Smart Industrial Port City. Joint Secretary (Ports) Sh. Pravir Kishn informed that the Ministry of Shipping is planning to develop Paradip as a world class, globally competitive, smart industrial Port City. The rationale behind developing Paradip as a smart city is that Paradip already have a Major Port… Read More

Nuclear Power implications for Human Safety

Vidyanand Garg IAS

There are at present over 400 nuclear power plants in the world. These plants provide less than 7% of  world’s total energy supply. India’s share of nuclear power generation  is just 1.2% of world’s nuclear power generation capacity, making it the world’s 15th largest   nuclear power producer. India has  7 nuclear power plants(21 reactors) having an installed… Read More

Sanjay Mitra reviews work by States to promote Road Safety

The Secretary, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways chaired a meeting of state Transport Secretaries in New Delhi , to take stock of the compliance of directions issued by the Supreme Court appointed Committee on Road Safety (CoRS). The meeting was attended by Transport Department officials from all thirty states and three Union Territories. There was… Read More

FICCI honours Arunima Sinha and offers Lifetime Membership to P V Sindhu

FICCI

FICCI Ladies Organisation (FLO) felicitated Ms. Arunima Sinha, the first female amputee to climb Mount Everest, besides offering lifetime membership to badminton star and Rio Olympics silver medallist Ms. P V Sindhu.

“Arunima Sinha is world s first female amputee climb to Mt. Everest, Mt. Kilimanjaro, Mt. Elbrus and many others,” said FLO President Bimbhet.… Read More

Smart helmet for football players may help detect concussions

Summary:A smart helmet that can help diagnose concussions in football players is being developed by medical students. Using the smart helmet, the team hopes players of all ages will be taken off the field immediately after a hit, instead of continuing to participate while injured.

A smart helmet that can help diagnose concussions in football players is being… Read More

Enigmatic molecules maintain equilibrium between fighting infection, inflammatory havoc

Summary:Special RNA molecules called long non-coding RNAs are key controllers for maintaining immune health when fighting infection or preventing inflammatory disorders. The discovery offers a potential drug target for several inflammatory disorders characterized by an abnormal lifespan in a group of white blood cells, which can lead to organ damage.… Read More

Alka Upadhyaya appointed Joint Secy- Department of Rural Development

IAS

Ms. Alka Upadhyaya IAS (Madhya Pradesh 1990) has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Department of Rural Development from the date of assumption of the charge of the post for a period of five years or until further orders, whichever is earlier, vice Shri Rajeev Sadanandan IAS (Kerala 1985).

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes  Ms. Alka Upadhyaya the very best.… Read More

NHIDCL : Change agent for North-East and other hill States

While addressing the media at the Regional Editor’s Conference in Chennai ,the MD , National Highways and Infrastructure Development Corporation Ltd.(NHIDCL), Shri Anand Kumar gave an account of the role of his organisation which is just two years old .Coming into existence on 18.07.2014 NHIDCL became functional on 1.1.2015 with the first project being… Read More

IRCTC optional Travel Insurance

This will change train travel to a great extent. Starting , railway passengers will be offered optional travel insurance by IRCTC. The facility, which will be initially introduced on a trial basis, will allow passengers to opt for a travel insurance for a premium of just Re 1 while booking an e-ticket from the IRCTC website.

The facility is reserved for passengers… Read More