Daily Archives: November 5, 2015

NITI Aayog Initiates New Nutrition Strategy Development

NITI Aayog 05-November, 2015 The first consultation to evolve a national Nutrition Strategy was held in NITI Aayog on 28th October 2015 and was chaired by Ms. Sindhushree Khullar, CEO, NITI Aayog. Mandated to analyse the emerging data on undernutrition and formulate a specific strategy for poorly performing states and districts, in consultation with the… Read More »

Comments invited on base paper for National Mineral Exploration Policy

Ministry of Mines 05-November, 2015 Ministry of Mines Invites Comments on base paper for National Mineral Exploration Policy (Non-Fuel and Non-Coal Minerals) by 20th November, 2015 The Ministry of Mines has prepared the base paper for National Mineral Exploration Policy(Non-Fuel and Non-Coal Minerals) for enabling auction of the mineral concessions as provided under the MMDR… Read More »

Public Sector Undertakings Comes Under EPFO Scanner

Ministry of Labour & Employment 05-November, 2015 EPFO Concentrates on Workers in Construction Sector Student-Trainees not Employees for Purpose of EPF & MP act, 1952. While taking stock of the various developments in EPFO during the month of October, 2015, Shri K.K. Jalan, CPFC noted that several important decisions have been taken in the past… Read More »

Exchange Rate Relating to Imported and Export Goods Notified

Ministry of Finance 05-November, 2015 Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating to Imported and Export Goods Notified              In exercise of the powers conferred by section 14 of the Customs Act, 1962 (52 of 1962), and in super session of the notification of the Central Board of Excise & Customs No.101/2015-CUSTOMS (N.T.), dated 15th October,… Read More »

Website ” swarnabharat ” lauched by PM for Gold Schemes

Ministry of Finance 05-November, 2015 Prime Minister launches three gold related schemes viz. Gold Monetization Scheme, Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme and India Gold Coins The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, launched three gold related schemes at a function here today. The schemes are – Gold Monetization Scheme, Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme, and India Gold Coins.… Read More »

Western Coalfields Ltd Plan to Open 36 Mines in 36 Months

Ministry of Coal 05-November, 2015 Shri Piyush Goyal Unveils WCL’s Plan to Open 36 Mines in 36 Months WCL Geared to Produce 100 mt Coal by 2020   Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy said that In order to help CIL to achieve its stupendous… Read More »

17 MoUs for Academia Industry Linkages to build Innovation Ecosystem in India

Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers 05-November, 2015 17 MoUs for Academia –Industry Linkages signed between NIPERs and Pharma Industry; Pharma initiative to build Innovation Ecosystem in India One of the critical factors in building innovation ecosystem and for Drug Discovery is Academia-Industry linkage. Department of Pharmaceuticals for the last one year has actively engaged both… Read More »

Return of 803 acres of land to Uttarakhand Govt

Cabinet 05-November, 2015 Return of 803 acres of land under possession of Nepa Limited at Hempur, Distt. Kashipur (Uttarakhand) to Government of Uttarakhand The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, today has given its approval to return of 803 acres of land at Hempur, Distt. Kashipur (Uttarakhand) under possession of Nepa… Read More »

Internet Banking Facility for Customers of Cooperative Banks

RBI/2015-16/229 DCBR.BPD.(PCB/RCB) Cir.No. 6 /19.51.026/2015-16 November 05, 2015 The Chief Executive Officer All Primary (Urban) Co-operative Banks / State and Central Cooperative Banks Madam/Dear Sir, Internet Banking Facility for Customers of Cooperative Banks Please refer to our circular UBD.BPD.(SCB).Cir.No.1/09.18.300/2011-12 dated September 26, 2011 on ‘Internet Banking for Customers of UCBs’ in terms of which scheduled… Read More »

Relaxation of facilities for residents for hedging of foreign currency borrowings

RBI/2015-16/232 A.P. (DIR Series) Circular No. 28 November 5, 2015 To, All Authorised Dealer Category – I banks Madam / Sir, Risk Management & Inter-Bank Dealings: Relaxation of facilities for residents for hedging of foreign currency borrowings Attention of Authorised Dealers Category-I (AD Category-I) banks is invited to the Foreign Exchange Management (Foreign Exchange Derivative… Read More »

“Science is universal but technology must be local” Says PM releasing IMPRINT India brochure

Prime Minister’s Office 05-November, 2015 PM’s remarks after releasing the IMPRINT India brochure at the Visitors’ Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today released the IMPRINT India brochure at the Visitors’ Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan. ‘IMPRINT India’ is a Pan-IIT and IISc joint initiative to develop a roadmap for research to… Read More »

PM’s remarks after the launch of gold related schemes

Prime Minister’s Office 05-November, 2015 The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched three gold related schemes at a function at 7, Race Course Road. The schemes are – Gold Monetization Scheme, Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme, and India Gold Coins. In his remarks on the occasion, the Prime Minister described the schemes as an example… Read More »

Central Victim compensation Fund Scheme Guidelines by Ministry of Home Affairs

No 24013/94/misc/2014-CSR.III Government of India Ministry of Home Affairs Dated 14 Oct 2015 Download Central Victim compensation Fund Scheme The Central Victim compensation Fund Scheme Guidelines mention three broad objectives namely To support & supplement the existing victim compensation schemes of the state governments To reduce the disparity in the quantum of compensation amount fixed by… Read More »

Wildlife Trade is Illegal, Confiscated Products will be burned every year

Ministry of Environment and Forests 14-October, 2015 Wildlife Trade is Illegal, Confiscated Products will be burned every year to send a strong Message’: Environment Minister Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Shri Prakash Javadekar has said that trading of animal products is illegal and should not be promoted. Addressing the prize distribution function… Read More »

78 lighthouses to be developed as tourism centers

Ministry of Shipping 13-October, 2015 Ministry of Shipping to develop 78 lighthouses as tourism centers The Ministry of Shipping, along with the Directorate General of Lighthouses and Lightships (DGLL) has drawn up an ambitious programme to develop 78 lighthouses in the country as centres of tourism in the first phase under Public Private Partnership (PPP).… Read More »

52 genes responsible for specifying the individual’s doshas or prakritis

Ministry of Science & Technology 04-November, 2015 Ayurveda Prakriti – The Three Doshas, have been Correlated with Genomic Structures in a Research Study A genome-wide study indicated certain correlation between Ayurvedic prakriti classifications with genomic diversity.  A study on the subject has been done by the Centre for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad a… Read More »