Daily Archives: November 7, 2015

Swachh Bharat Cess Notification

MINISTRY OF FINANCE (Department of Revenue) NOTIFICATION New Delhi, the 6th November, 2015 No. 22/2015-Service Tax G.S.R. 843(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 93 of the Finance Act, 1994 (32 of 1994) read with sub-section (5) of section 119 of the Finance Act, 2015 (20 of 2015), the Central Government,… Read More »

Mission Mode for electrifying remaining villages by March 2017

States unanimously decide to adopt Mission Mode for electrifying remaining villages by March 2017; Also resolve to replace all existing conventional street lights with LED by 2018-19 ; Nine States to replace 10% of existing pumps with Energy Efficient ones in one year Power Ministers of all States and Union Territories have unanimously decided to… Read More »

Committee recommendations for changes in JEE from 2017

Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) Constituted by the IIT council submits its report to the Government The Committee of Eminent Persons (CEP) constituted by the IIT Council under the Chairmanship of Prof Ashok Misra submitted its report to the Government of India on 5th November 2015. The Committee made the following recommendations: 1. Major changes… Read More »

QR Code for Electronic Motor Insurance Policies

Ref:IRDA/INT/CIRC/INSRE/197/11/2015 Date:06-11-2015 Electronic Motor Insurance Policies: As a part of their digital initiative, the Govt of Telanganais agreeable to recognize the electronic version of Motor Insurance policies as evidence of insurance of vehicles. Issuance of electronic Motor policies can be seen in the light of cost efficiency, faster delivery of insurance policies and arresting fraud.… Read More »

SATYAM -Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation

Ministry of Science & Technology 06-November, 2015 Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation (SATYAM) A new programme called SATYAM-“Science and Technology of Yoga and Meditation” has been launched to strengthen research in the areas of yoga and meditation. An objective of SATYAM is to harness knowledge obtained in academic institutions and other related agencies… Read More »

I LED the Way website for taking the pledge to switch to LED bulbs

Ministry of Power 06-November, 2015 Piyush Goyal Pledges to Make India Brighter and Smarter; Launches iLEDtheway Microsite Shri Piyush Goyal, Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal and New & Renewable Energy launched the microsite www.iledtheway.in during the Conference of Power, Mines & Renewable Energy Ministers of States/UTs in Kochi , Kerala today. Speaking… Read More »

Census 2011 data on literacy, workers and educational levels released

Ministry of Home Affairs 06-November, 2015 RGI releases Census 2011 data on literacy, workers and educational levels Improvement at Middle and Higher Education level Literacy status and educational levels of workers and non-workers also improves The Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India released  data  of Census 2011 on Highest Educational Level Attained among population… Read More »

National Policy on Marine Fisheries to be reviewed

Ministry of Agriculture 06-November, 2015 The Government is in the process of revising National Policy on Marine Fisheries. A committee under the chairmanship of DG, ICAR is seeking the inputs from stakeholders. The new policy will ensure all-round development of Fisheries sector in the country. Addressing the consultative committee of the ministry of agriculture and… Read More »