UPSRTC won excellence awards by Skoch Group

UPSRTC won excellence awards by Skoch Group

The Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation(UPSRTC) has been accorded with many awards by the Chairman of Skoch group, Sameer Kochhar, for qualifying amongst top-200 smart governance projects in India in many categories like for automatic driver testing track; cashless initiative-RFID fastag in buses for digital payment of toll; for Grievance handling- Parivahanseva; for rural connectivity low cast public transport connecting all villages. .

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Abu Salem gets life term, death for Tahir Merchant, Feroz Khan in Mumbai blast case

Abu Salem gets life term, death for Tahir Merchant, Feroz Khan in Mumbai blast case

Special court in Mumbai announced the quantum of sentence against Abu Salem and four other convicts- Feroz Abdul Rashid Khan, Taher Merchant, Karimullah Khan and Riyaz Siddiqui- in the 1993 Mumbai blasts case on Thursday. While Abu Salem and Karimullah Khan were sentenced to life imprisonment, Feroz Khan and Tahir Merchant were given death sentence. Riyaz Siddiqui was sentenced to 10 years in prison. The mastermind of the 1993 serial blasts which had killed 257…

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Cabinet approves promulgation of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017

Cabinet approves promulgation of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval to the proposal of the Finance Ministry to promulgate an ordinance to suitably amend the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017. The approval would allow to increase the maximum rate at which the Compensation Cess can be levied from 15% to 25% on: a) motor vehicles for transport of not more than thirteen persons, including the driver [falling…

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PM expresses grief over the derailment of Utkal Express

PM expresses grief over the derailment of Utkal Express

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has expressed grief over the derailment of the Utkal Express in Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh. The Prime Minister informed that the situation is being monitored very closely, and that the Railways Ministry and UP Government are doing everything possible and providing all assistance required. “Extremely pained by the derailment of the Utkal Express in Muzaffarnagar. My thoughts are with the families of the deceased. I wish those injured a speedy recovery. The…

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Cabinet approves Cadre Review of Indian Defence Accounts Service, IDAS

Cabinet approves Cadre Review of Indian Defence Accounts Service, IDAS

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Cadre Review of the Indian Defence Accounts Service (IDAS) under the Ministry of Defence. The decision provides for an increase of 23 (twenty three) posts which includes 1 post at Apex Scale, 6 posts at HAG level, 6 posts at SAG level and 10 posts at JAG level and reduction of 1 post at HAG+, 12 posts at STS level and…

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Cabinet approves establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) at campus of NSRTC in Varanasi

Cabinet approves establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) at campus of NSRTC in Varanasi

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) at campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi. Under the proposal, a Centre of Excellence in Rice Value Addition (CERVA) will be set up in Varanasi. This will include a modern and sophisticated laboratory with capacity to determine quality and status of heavy metals…

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