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NPA gloom continues to hang over PSBs

The country’s financial sector continues to cry for order into the third year of NDA government. In FY 17, public sector banks (PSBs) had to write off a staggering Rs 81,683 crore worth of bad loans, jumping more than 41 percent over the previous year’s write-off amount of Rs 57,586…

CPSEs losses increased in FY 16

Central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) increased their losses to Rs28,756 crore during 2015-16 from Rs 27,498 crore in the previous fiscal. In 2013-14, the ailing CPSEs recorded a loss of Rs21,341 crore, Minister of State in the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises Babul Supriyo said in a written…

Ravish Kumar takes over as MEA spokesman

Consulate General of India in Frankfurt (Germany) Raveesh Kumar was appointed the spokesperson of the Ministry of External Affairs on June 4. “Honoured to take over as the Spokesperson @MEAIndia. Trust to have your continued support to keep up the high traditions set by my predecessors,” Kumar said after officially assuming…

Agarwal & Maheshwari selected for Dir (Fin) in SPMCIL & BVFCL respectively

The Public Enterprise Selection Board (PESB) on Thursday selected Ajay Agarwal (ICoS:1992) and Sanjai Maheshwari (CFO, SPMCIL) for the post of Director (Finance) in SPMCIL and BVFCL respectively. PESB held selection interview for both the CPSEs on July 20.

PESB picked Ms Kumar for Dir (Commercial) MSTC

The public sector headhunter on Monday selected Mrs Bhanu Kumar (GM, MSTC) for the post of Director (Commercial) MSTC Limited; a post which has been lying vacant for several months. PESB today held the selection interview to select the successor of Gupta for which only three candidates appeared namely; Umesh…

R R Rashmi pre-maturely repatriated 03 months ahead of retirement

NaMo administration on Wednesday pre-maturely repatriated Rajni Ranjan Rashmi (IAS:1983:MN) to his cadre state (Manipur). Currently he serves as Special Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest & Climate Change. In the first week of March this year the serving Secretary, Min of Tribal Affairs, A K Srivastava (IAS:1980:AM) was pre-maturely repatriated….

Air India divestment decision perks up BSE Sensex

  The stock market on Thursday welcomed the Cabinet’s decision to give ‘in principle’ nod to disinvestment of Air India. In this decision, the market saw a sign that the government was not shying away from bold reforms. At the time of writing this report, the BSE Sensex had surged…

HM to discuss Indo-Myanmar border issues with NE CMs and officials  

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair a review meeting on Indo- Myanmar Border issues on June 12, 2017, at Aizawl, Mizoram. The Chief Ministers of Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Manipur, and Mizoram will attend the meeting. The meeting will discuss the status of border infrastructure along the Indo-Myanmar border, implementation…

Shome selected for Director (P&P) MOIL

Dipankar Shome (ED, MOIL) hwas on 07 June 2017 selected for the post of Director (P&P), MOIL. Only two candidates had appeared for selection interview including Ravindra Kumar Nigam (SECL/CIL.  

Railway gets new GMs

  Harinder Rao and Anil K Gupta have been appointed as General Manager (GM) of the Eastern and the Western Railway zone respectively. Both Rao and Gupta belong to the Indian Railway Service of Electrical Engineers (IRSEE). According to an order issued by the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT),…

What a coincidence?

It appears a sheer coincidence that the Allahabad High Court which had kept the orders reserved for last six months suddenly waking up on 28th March 2017 to state that it will pronounce the judgement (subjudiced on IRS C&CE cadre) on 04th April 2017. Many wonder whether it’s mere coincidence…

CBI to probe Arunachal former CM

The Supreme Court on Monday set aside a Gauhati High Court order to conduct a CBI probe against former Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki over corruption charges during his tenure as PWD Minister of the state in 2006. A bench led by Chief Justice of India J S Khehar…

Gangwar tipped for Member (Tech) IWAI

Indianmandarins has reliably learnt that S K Gangwar may be appointed as Member (Tech) of Inland Waterways Authority of India. Gangwar is a 1994 batch officer of Central Water Engineering Service, currently serving as chief engineer (Director-rank) in Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation. With the appointment…

Prabhu again eyes for Maruti as his PS

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu’s search for a private secretary (PS) has brought back his attention on Pingaley Vijay Maruti (IAS:2004:TN) who was his original choice for PS when he took over the reins of Railways. In 2014, late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa had refused to relieve Maruti, a…

IT raids Tamil Nadu chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s residence

In a surprise move that has rattled the power corridors of Tamil Nadu, Income Tax officials raided  state chief secretary P Rama Mohana Rao’s residence in Chennai in the wee hours of Wednesday. At the time of posting this report, IT officials were said to have been carrying out the…

PESB to re-advertise the post of Dir (Engg), BSCL

Selection interview for the post of Director (Engineering), Burn Standard Company Limited (BSCL) was held today by PESB which decided to see more candidates. Reportedly, the post will be re-advertised shortly. Presently the post of Director (Engg) in BSCL is vacant. As many as four candidates had appeared before PESB for…

IAS freshers to interact with Union ministers 

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In a first, the government has set into motion an unique initiative to train new IAS officers from various cadres through interaction with Union Ministers from that state. The initiative would not only help the freshers to understand the ground realities of the cadre they belong to but would also…

NBCC gives dividend of Rs.108 cr for 2015-16 to the Government 

National Buildings Construction Corporation (NBCC) on Thursday presented a dividend cheque of Rs.108 cr for 2015-16 to Minister of Urban Development M.Venkaiah Naidu. Complimenting NBCC for a sustained increase in turnover and profits over the last few years, Naidu asked the company management to further expand and diversify its business…

NTPC pays Rs 1,995 cr dividend to government for FY’16

NTPC  has paid a total dividend of Rs 1,995.28 crore to the government for the 2015-16 financial year. “NTPC Ltd paid a total dividend @ 33.5 percent of its paid-up capital for the financial year 2015-16, amounting to Rs 2,762.23 crore. The dividend payment is fourth highest among public sector…

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