Wednesday, December 7, 2022

Policy Watch

Arun Goel (IAS) takes over as new Election Commissioner

Goel is a 1985-batch Indian Administrative Service (IAS) officer of Punjab cadre. He had taken voluntary retirement from the post of Secretary of the Ministry of Heavy Industries

Govt appoints Sangeeta Verma as acting chairperson of CCI

Sangeeta Verma has earlier served as the Principal Adviser with the Dept of Consumer Affairs, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

PM launches ‘Bharat’ subsidised fertilisers; 600 Kisan Samruddhi Kendras

The Centre has started a new scheme under which it is mandatory for companies to market all subsidised fertilisers under single brand Bharat

EAM Jaishankar raises visa issue with New Zealand

India is the second largest source of international students in New Zealand pursuing higher education in IT, hospitality, science, engineering and architecture

PM Modi unveils National Logistics Policy, aims to cut transport cost

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday unveiled the National Logistics Policy, saying that the policy aims to address gaps faced by the transport sector

National Logistics Policy to be launched on PM Modi’s birthday

National Logistics Policy is in line with PM’s vision of achieving efficiency and synergy by bringing all stakeholders together for holistic planning and implementation

DoPT deputation rules relaxed to encourage IAS officers for J&K postings

Jitendra Singh added that DoPT has played a major role in facilitating the induction of J&K Administrative Services Officers into IAS

Ex CEA Krishnamurthy Subramanian appointed Executive Director (India) at IMF

Former Chief Economic Adviser Krishnamurthy Subramanian was on Thursday appointed as Executive Director (India) at the International Monetary Fund

Pramod Rao takes charge as Executive Director of SEBI

Capital markets regulator Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) on Tuesday announced that Pramod Rao has taken charge as its Executive Director

Parameswaran Iyer takes charge as NITI Aayog CEO

Parameswaran Iyer, who had spearheaded the implementation of the flagship Swachh Bharat Mission, has taken charge as the CEO of NITI Aayog on Monday

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