Search Results for: Expenditure

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, November 12th, 2017

Private parties not to pay officers’ inspection expenses: Expenditure dept

New Delhi: Suppliers and vendors should be “discouraged” from paying for the travel, stay, hospitality and other expenses of inspecting officials whose primary job is to ensure standards are maintained More...

By Ila Choudhary On Wednesday, October 11th, 2017

Ajay Kumar Jha new expenditure secy; ayurveda expert in AYUSH

New Delhi: In a first, the government today appointed an ayurveda expert the secretary of the AYUSH department.Ayurveda expert Vadiya Rajesh Kotecha was made AYUSH Secretary. In a major bureaucratic reshuffle, the More...

By Ila Choudhary On Tuesday, April 26th, 2016

Ashok Lavasa is new Expenditure Secy, Ajay Mittal Information and Broadcasting Secretary

New Delhi: Senior IAS officers Ashok Lavasa and Ajay Mittal were today appointed as Expenditure and Information and Broadcasting secretaries respectively in a top-level bureaucratic reshuffle.Environment Secretary More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, December 8th, 2015

FinMin mulls abolishing plan, non-plan expenditure: Fin Secy

New Delhi: In order to link expenditure to the outcome more efficiently, government is mulling doing away with the practice of classifying it as ‘plan and non-plan’ in the Budget documents and replacing that More...

By Manisha Sen On Tuesday, November 24th, 2015

Govt announces to increase expenditure for welfare of disabled persons

New Delhi: The government today announced to increase expenditure on the empowerment and welfare of Persons with Disabilities (PwD) from the present 4.31 crore to 45 crore per year in the coming two years.Social More...

By Ila Choudhary On Sunday, February 22nd, 2015

Expenditure Secretary asks to avoid spending rush in Jan-March quarter

New Delhi: To avoid rush of expenditure in the last quarter of the fiscal, the Expenditure Secretary has asked all government departments to cap spending in January-March quarter at 33 per cent of the total funds More...

By Ila Choudhary On Saturday, May 26th, 2018

Walk and chew gum, it may keep you thin: study

Still looking for the secret to effortless weight loss? It may be as simple as chewing gum while walking, Japanese researchers suggested on Saturday. Previous research had found that gum chewing boosts heart rate More...

By Ila Choudhary On Thursday, May 24th, 2018

CIC pulls up IAF officers for delaying response on PM foreign travels

New Delhi: The Central Information Commission has rapped two senior Indian Air Force officers for not furnishing timely and accurate information on expenditure incurred on foreign visits of Prime Minister Narendra More...

By Manish Sen On Wednesday, May 23rd, 2018

Sisodia asks CS to seek explanation from IAS officers over absence during field inspection

New Delhi: Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia has asked Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash to seek a written explanation from three senior IAS officers, including PWD Principal Secretary Manoj Parida, after they More...

By Ila Choudhary On Monday, May 14th, 2018

Modi govt splurges over Rs 4,300 crore in publicity: RTI

Mumbai: The government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has so far splurged a whooping Rs 4,343.26 crore only for advertisements and publicity through different media, it has been revealed under RTI, an activist More...