NHPC in pact with CSIO for R&D collaboration
NHPC in pact with CSIO for R&D collaboration – NHPC has signed a memorandum of agreement (MoA) with CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh, for R&D collaboration. it had been signed by RR Yadav, GM (In charge), R&D Division, NHPC, and Dr Surender S. Saini, senior principal scientist & Head (BDPM), CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh, within the presence of YK Chaubey, Director (Technical), NHPC, and Prof SA Ramakrishna, director, CSIR-CSIO through video conferencing. The agreement details the terms and conditions, modalities for providing research, development and consultancy services by CSIR-CSIO Chandigarh in its areas of experience to NHPC as mutually agreed.
Kribhco gives preventive Covid kits to agri dept
Kribhco, Haryana, recently organised a programme within the office of Directorate of Agriculture, Panchkula, for free of charge distribution of preventive Covid-19 kits. The kits were distributed to the staff of the Department of Agriculture within the presence of Dr Suresh Gehlot, additional director, Agriculture, and Manjeet Singh Nain, JDA (QC). Senior officials of Kribhco were also present.
New stream of ‘fly ash’ traffic for Northern Rly
Northern Railway, Ambala Division, recently operated a rake of ash from Bathinda to Roopnagar, thus creating a history. a completely new stream of ‘fly ash’ traffic was started by the Ambala Division when 4,060 tonnes of hydrated ash was loaded in BOXN wagons. The move is seen as a win-win situation because it benefits the client within the sort of reduced tariff and churns out more revenue for the Railways, aside from providing an eco-friendly way of transporting the ash .
Pensioners can submit life certificate till Dec 31
In a major welfare measure, the govt , in sight of the continued Covid pandemic, has relaxed the prevailing timeline for submission of life certificate for pensioners. All Central government pensioners can submit life certificate from All Saints’ Day till New Year’s Eve . Pensioners within the age bracket of 80 years and above can submit the life certificate from October 1 till New Year’s Eve .
HDFC disburses subsidy to over 2 lakh homebuyers
HDFC Ltd has disbursed subsidy to over two lakh homebuyers under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS). it’s become the primary lender within the country to try to to so Rs 47,000 crore under CLSS to homebuyers belonging to the economically weaker section, low income group and middle income groups.
NFL records 16% growth in sale of fertilisers
NFL has recorded fertiliser sale of 23.81 lakh MT in April-August, recording a growth of 16% as compared to the previous better of 20.57 lakh MT recorded during an equivalent period in 2019-20. On the assembly front too, the corporate has surpassed the target by producing 16.11 lakh MT of urea within the first five months of the present fiscal, higher by 13% compared to 14.26 LMT produced during an equivalent period in 2019-20.
Nabha Power awarded for energy efficiency
Power Development — has won two prestigious awards at the 21st National Award Ceremony for Excellence in Energy Management, hosted by CII recently. Nabha Power was adjudged because the National Energy Leader 2020 for its progressive performance for the second consecutive year in energy management. It also received the superb Energy Efficiency Unit award for outstanding achievements in energy efficiency.
‘Studs and Drops festival’ at Malabar Diamonds
Malabar Gold and Diamonds has unveiled ‘Studs and Drops Festival’, offering a good collection of captivating studs, drops and earrings across its showrooms within the country. The festival, running up to September 25, brings a huge range of studs and drops crafted in gold, diamonds and precious stones. an outsized collection of recent , stylish, traditional and contemporary designer jewellery has been launched.
Invesco MF unveils India focused 20 equity fund
Invesco open-end fund has launched Invesco India Focused 20 Equity Fund, an open-ended equity scheme. The fund seeks to get capital appreciation by investing in up to twenty stocks with a flexibility to maneuver across the market capitalization range. The new fund offer will close on September 23.
HDFC Bank to double BCs’ network in Punjab
HDFC Bank plans to double its banking correspondents (BCs) network in Punjab. The bank is predicted to feature 500 more BCs to its network by the top of this year, taking the tally to over 1,000 within the state.
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