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'No creation of new posts, avoid bags, mementos for functions': Finance ministry's cost cutting measures during Covid times

The Department of Expenditure said that the finance ministry has issued the instructions on expenditure management with a view to improving the quality of public expenditure.

published on : 4th September 2020

Centre to conduct webinar on 'Unlocking India's Potential in Space Sector' on August 20

The live streaming of the webinar will be available on the Indian Space Research Organisation's website.  

published on : 19th August 2020

Govt in process of launching 24x7 mental health rehabilitation helpline

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) under the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment said the helpline will operate through 25 institutions in 13 languages.

published on : 17th August 2020

PU students in Karnataka can switch colleges by September 30, says state government  

According to an official statement by DPUE, a student enrolled for I-PUC can shift to another college after getting permission from the principal of their present college.  

published on : 17th August 2020

Our government will send updated map to India, UN agencies: Nepal minister

The government has asked the Department of Measurement to print 4,000 copies of the updated version of Nepal's map in English language and send it to the international community.

published on : 2nd August 2020

Government relaxes norms for employees who could not join office during lockdown

The move comes in the wake of the government receiving several references and queries from the employees who proceeded on leave with necessary permission.

published on : 29th July 2020

Dept of Science and Tech plans mathematical model for giving predictions on COVID-19

DST Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said on Saturday that the department was already funding 10 groups involved in mathematical modelling.

published on : 31st May 2020

Spectrum auction likely to be held before October without 5G radiowaves

The defence ministry has demanded 100 Mhz of spectrum in the 5G radiowaves that leaves DoT with only 175 Mhz for auction.

published on : 18th May 2020

Now, withdraw cash at your doorstep through postman during COVID-19 lockdown

Through this initiative, customers of all banks besides IPPB customers can withdraw upto Rs 10,000 at post offices or at their doorstep through postmen or Gramin Dak Sevaks

published on : 9th April 2020

Department of Science Technology okays tech that can clear room air in an hour

The technology, developed by Pune-based company Scitech Park, reduces the viral load of infected areas within a room significantly within an hour.  

published on : 31st March 2020

Call data records taken to improve networks, details anonymized: Department of Telecom

The DoT said that it has received numerous complaints regarding quality of service, call drops, echo, cross connections, incomplete or poor caller experience.

published on : 19th March 2020

Install thermal scanners, suspend passes for visitors to contain COVID-19: DoPT to ministries

The regular supply of hand sanitisers and soap must also be ensured, the Department of Personnel and Training said while announcing a slew of measures to contain the spread of the virus.

published on : 17th March 2020

DoT's suggestion to give telecom companies 20 years for AGR payment to help resurrect industry: COAI

Under the formula suggested by the government, the telecom companies impacted by the SC verdict will be allowed to pay the DoT-assessed dues in annual instalments for over 20 years.

published on : 16th March 2020

Exempt small telecom firms from minimum floor price norms: State-owned firms to TRAI

In their suggestions to TRAI, the two public sector operators have acknowledged that the telecom industry is facing tough times due to sudden and unexpected entry of Telecom Service Providers.

published on : 8th March 2020

Put coronavirus awareness messages in place of ringing tones: DoT to telcos

The move follows an order in this regard from the government which has shared the audio clip of the message with telecom operators.

published on : 7th March 2020
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