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Programmes for Youth Development

The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs & Sports, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal has said that the following programmes are being implemented for promotion of youth development in the country : –
Sl. No. Name of the Scheme
1. Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS)
2. National Service Scheme (NSS)
3. National Youth Corps (NYC)
4. National… Read More

Parliament passes the Juvenile Justice Bill 2015

The Rajya Sabha passed the landmark Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Bill 2015 . With this, the Bill stands passed in the Parliament. The Bill was earlier passed by the Lower House of the Parliament, Lok Sabha 7th May this year.

In her introductory remarks to the motion for consideration and passage of the Bill, the Women and Child Development… Read More

IIT- Kanpur, Madras & Roorkee sign MOU with Railways for Centres of Railway Research

It is well known that almost all rail operations in India are handled by the Ministry of Railways. The organization has its own facilities for production of locomotives and other rolling-stock besides a Research, Design and Standards organization to carry out research work in rail technology, standardization and application to attain self-sufficiency.… Read More

Mixing modern materials? Math app helps you manage your mashup

Summary:Polymers play a vast number of roles in daily life, but they lack many properties that would make them even more useful. As in cooking, a way around these limitations is to mix in other ingredients that have the right properties. Scientists have just made recipe development a more palatable job.

Imagine you’re baking a special cake, one in which… Read More

Researchers identify potential approach to treat heart disease through the gut

Summary:Researchers have demonstrated — for the first time — that targeting microbes in the gut may prevent heart disease brought on by nutrients contained in a diet rich in red meat, eggs and high-fat dairy products.

Cleveland Clinic researchers have demonstrated — for the first time — that targeting microbes in the gut may prevent… Read More

R Rajagopal appointed as Advisor -Inter State Council Secretariat, MHA

R Rajagopal IAS

Shri R Rajagopal IAS (TN 1984) presently Additional Secretary ,Department of Agricultural Research and Education ,Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare has been appointed as Adviser ,Inter State Council Secretariat under Ministry of Home Affairs vice Shri Ashok  Kumar Pavadia IRTS (1980) consequent to his premature repatriation to his cadre… Read More

Kalpana Mittal Baruah appointed as Additional Secy – Cabinet Secretariat (SR)

IAS

Ms.  Kalpana Mittal Baruah IAS (PB 1985) presently in her cadre has been aapointed as Additional Secretary – Cabinet Secretariat(SR) vice Shri Navin Verma IAS (BH 1982) consequent to his appointment as Secretary, Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region.

IndianBureaucracy.com wishes her the very best.… Read More

Sumeet Jerath appointed as Addl Secy & Financial Adviser, Ministry of External Affairs

Shri Sumeet Jerath IAS (AM 1985) presently Additional DGFT under Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry has been appointed as Additonal Secretary and Financial Adviser,  Ministry of External Affairs vice Shri Binoy Kumar IAS (TG 1983) consquent on his lateral shift as Director General, Directorate General of Supplies and Disposal… Read More

Chhabilendra Roul to be Additional Secretary- Agricultural Research & Education

Chhabilendra Roul IAS

Shri Chhabilendra Roul IAS (Punjab 1985) presently in his cadre has been appointed as Additional Secretary, Department Of Agricultural Research and Education Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare vice Shri R Rajagopal IAS (TN 1984) , consequent on his lateral shift as Advisor -Inter-State Council Secretariat under Ministry of Home Affairs.

IndianBureaucracy.com… Read More

RBI helpline for guiding Startups on Forex matters

RBI

RBI has created a dedicated helpline for startups which will provide guidance to them for undertaking cross-border transactions within the ambit of the regulatory framework.

While seeking help, the enterprises should provide complete information to the Reserve Bank and mention the specific issues on which they need guidance in relation to the Foreign … Read More

Massive Open Online Courses

Union Human Resource Development Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani has informed that the Government of India has approved a scheme for Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) to provide best quality e-learning resources to students across country. An Indian platform called Study Webs of Active-Learning for Young Aspiring Minds (SWAYAM) is being developed… Read More