Bharat Dynamics to set up plant for missiles


In a PSU news update; State-run Bharat Dynamics Limited will be investing Rs 1,000 crore for setting up a manufacturing plant of short-range missiles in Amravati, Maharashtra.

The defence sector public undertaking is expected to start setting up the facility by the end of this year.

The state government had allocated 500 acres of land in Nandgaon Peth in Amravati… Read More

Bhuvnesh Kulshrestha is PS to MOS Panchayati Raj

Ministry of Panchayati Raj

Bhuvnesh Kulshrestha has been appointed as Private Secretary to Nihal Chand, Minister of State for Panchayati Raj at Director level for a period of five years.

Kulshrestha, a 1994 batch Indian Revenue Service (Income Tax) officer, has been appointed for five years or on co-terminus basis with the minister s tenure, an order issued by the Department of Personnel… Read More

ACC appoints three IRTS officer as Additional Member Railway Board

Ministry of Railways

The Appointment Committee of Cabinet has empanelled three IRTS officers as Additional Member, Railway Board.

Ajay Shukla (IRTS:1980), Adviser (Commercial), has been appointed as Additional Member (Commercial). Kundan Sinha (IRTS:1980), Adviser (T&T), has been appointed as Additional Member (Traffic & Transportation). Mohammad Jamshed… Read More

PSEB selects B K Mishra as Director Western Coalfields


In the selection interview held yesterday (06 Feb. 2015) PESB has selected B K Mishra (GM, SECL/CIL) for the post of Director (Technical), Western Coalfields Limited.

PESB has forwarded his name to the Appointment Committee of Cabinet for ratification.

Currently, two important posts of Director (Tech) & Director (Fin) are running vacant. WCL got its… Read More

Rajiv Bansal moves as new Principal Resident Commissioner, Nagaland House

Nagaland Govt

Rajiv Bansal (IAS:1988:NL) has taken over as the new Principal Resident Commissioner  at Nagaland House in New Delhi

In his previous stint under central deputation Bansal served as Secretary at Central Electricity Regulatory Commission since April 2013. He had also served as JS, Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises at Department of Heavy… Read More

Sachin Shinde is new Collector of South Goa

Govt Goa

The Goa government has appointed Sachin Shinde,an IAS officer of 2008 batch  as South Goa collector in place of Venancio Furtado.… Read More

Haryana government shifts 11 IPS officers

Govt of Haryana

The Haryana government Friday issued posting and transfer orders of 11 Indian Police Service (IPS) officers and one Haryana Police Service (HPS) officer with immediate effect.

IPS officer Bharti Arora, joint commissioner of police, Faridabad, has been appointed new joint commissioner of police (JCP) for Gurgaon, an official said Friday.

A.K. Dhul, director… Read More

Govt to infuse 6,990 cr into nine public sector banks


The government has decided to infuse Rs.6,990 crore in nine public sector banks (PSBs) soon, out of the current year’s budget, for which orders are being issued, an official statement said Saturday.

The banks that will be the beneficiaries of the infusion are: State Bank of India, Rs.2,970 crore; Bank of Baroda, Rs.1,260 crore; Punjab National Bank,… Read More

PM announces constitution of three sub-groups within NITI Aayog, asks all states to set up two task forces

niti aayog

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has announced that the NITI Aayog would constitute three sub groups: of Chief Ministers on the following themes:

• Sub-group to study the 66 Centrally Sponsored Schemes and recommend which to continue, which to transfer to states, and which to cut down.
• Sub-group to recommend how NITI Aayog can promote skill development… Read More

Dr.M.O. Garg assumes charge as DG of CSIR

Dr. M O Garg

Director, CSIR-Indian Institute of Petroleum (CSIR-IIP), Dehradun, Dr. M.O. Garg, has assumed charge as the Director General of the Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR). Dr. Garg, an outstanding chemical engineer, has contributed significantly in bringing together CSIR and the petroleum industry with a focus on indigenization of … Read More

HAL Bags Rs. 1090 crore contract for supplying 14 Do-228 Aircraft to IAF


HAL has bagged a major Defence contract for supplying 14 Do-228 aircraft produced by HAL to the Indian Air Force. “Apart from these aircraft, the contract valued at around Rs. 1090 crores includes six reserve engines, one flight simulator and associated equipment”, says Mr. T. Suvarna Raju, Chairman, HAL. “This also reflects the trust of the Defence customers… Read More