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Tag: Pmo

Amit Khare
Former HRD Secretary Amit Khare Appointed Advisor In PMO

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet approved Khare's appointment on contract basis on terms and conditions as applicable to re-employed officers of Secretary level.

Covid Surge: PMO's Top Priority To Prevent Reverse Migration Of Workers This Time

New Delhi: With a sudden surge in Covid-19 cases in India, preventing another reverse migration of workers, particularly from key industrial areas, seems to be the top most priority of…

PM Modi Warns Against Dangers Of Climate Change, Says Disaster Resilient Infra Need Of Hour

Kharagpur: Warning against the dangers of climate change and natural disasters like the one in Uttarakhand recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday asked the IITs to develop disaster resilient infrastructure that can withstand their effects. Addressing the 66th convocation of IIT (Kharagpur), the oldest of Indian Institutes of Technology, he gave the students the mantra […]

PM Modi Launches 5 Mega Projects Worth Rs 3,222 Crore In Assam

Guwahati: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday dedicated to the nation Rs 3,222 crore five mega gas and oil based projects and education in Assam. While speaking at an impressive public gathering at Silapathar in eastern Assam’s Dhemaji district, the Prime Minister said that the Centre and Assam government are working together for the all-round […]

PM Modi Invites Private Firms In Manufacturing Of Defence Items

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday invited private sectors to come forward in manufacturing as well as in the design and development of defence items to spread the country’s glory worldwide. Speaking at the Webinar for effective implementation of Union Budget provisions in the Defence Sector, the Prime Minister said a part of […]

5 Officers, Including A Joint Secy And 3 Dy Secretaries, Appointed In PMO

New Delhi: In a series of appointments, the Prime Minister’s office (PMO) inducted five officers, including a joint secretary, three deputy secretaries and a director on Friday. The development follows the appointment of P K Sinha as Officer on Special Duty (OSD) in the PMO. Sinha superannuated as cabinet secretary on Friday. Prime Minister Narendra […]

Chandrayaan 2: Odisha Student To Watch Landing With PM Modi

Bhubaneswar: Three students from Odisha, Jharkhand and Meghalaya will witness the moon landing of Chandrayaan 2 live from ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru on September 7, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, officials said on Friday. While Meghalaya’s Ribait Phawa studies at Class 10 in Ramakrishna Mission Higher Secondary School in Cherrapunjee’s Sohra, Jharkhand’s […]

Misra An Outstanding Officer, Says Modi

New Delhi: Nripendra Misra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s key aide for five years, is on his way out of the PMO after expressing desire to step down. However, the PM has requested him to continue for another two weeks. The 1967 batch retired IAS officer is the Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. Misra was […]

Nripendra Misra
Nripendra Misra On His Way Out Of PMO In 2 Weeks

New Delhi: Nripendra Misra, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s key aide for five years, is on his way out of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) after expressing his desire to step down. However, Modi has requested Misra to continue for another two weeks. The 1967 batch retired IAS officer is presently the Principal Secretary to the […]

Bahrain Pardons 250 Indian Prisoners

Manama: In an humanitarian gesture, the Bahrain government on Sunday pardoned 250 Indians serving sentences in the Gulf nation during the maiden visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the oil-rich country. The prime minister expressed his gratitude to the Bahrain leadership for the Royal pardon. According to an official data, 8,189 Indians are lodged […]

PMO asks FinMin to have re-look at sovereign bond proposal

New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) wants the Finance Ministry to re-look the idea of issuing foreign currency overseas sovereign bonds and critically examine issues raised by former bankers and economists before taking any call on implementing the budget proposal. The PMO has asked the ministry to seek more consultation from stake-holders before proceeding […]

NEET-PG Scrapping Proposal: ‘MBBS Final Exam Enough For Admission To MD/MS‘

New Delhi: In a relief to medical students wanting to pursue post-graduate courses, the Union Health Ministry has proposed to do away with NEET-PG and instead the final MBBS examination would be enough for admission to MD and MS programmes. The amendment has been incorporated in the revised draft National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill which […]

Bullet train project: PMO responds to green activists' plea on mangroves

New Delhi: Hours after the National High Speed Rail Corp Ltd (NHSRCL), implementing the 508-km Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project, said on Saturday that it has reworked the Thane station’s design in Maharashtra to reduce the number of mangroves affected, the Prime Minister’s Office has sent a request by green activists in the matter to the […]

PMO 2.0 may see change at helm; Mishra may replace Misra

New Delhi: An all-powerful Prime Minister’s Office has centralised authority in the land in its first innings, now in its second avatar, it has much more to do. It will continue to oversee PM Modi’s hobby horses which revolve around Jan, Aadhar and Mobile or JAM providing direct benefit to the poor and underprivileged at […]

No violation in Niti Aayog sharing information with PMO: EC

New Delhi: The Election Commission said on Sunday that it has not found any model code violation in Niti Aayog sharing information with the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) on places where Prime Minister Narendra Modi decides to campaign. Answering a query here during a press conference, Deputy Election Commissioner Sandeep Saxena said that a standing order […]

Cyclone Fani: PM Modi reviews preparedness; issues directions

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness for cyclone Fani, which is going to hit Odisha and some other eastern coastal states on Friday, and instructed senior officers of the union government to ensure preventive measures and effective relief and rescue operations. At the meeting, he directed the […]

Probe PMO, Jaitley role in Mallya escape: Congress

New Delhi: Upping the ante against the Narendra Modi government for its “collaboration” in letting Vijay Mallya flee the country, the Congress on Tuesday demanded a probe into why the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley did not act against the liquor baron. “Complicity, collusion, connivance and collaboration of the Modi government […]

Don't let Haryana cut water supply to Delhi, Kejriwal tells Modi

New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi urging him to persuade Haryana to continue supplying the same levels of water to the national capital it has been supplying for the last 22 years. “I urge you to kindly use your good offices to persuade Haryana to continue supplying […]

Modi government splurges over Rs 4,300cr 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 said here on Monday. Mumbai-based RTI activist Anil Galgali had sought details from the centre’s Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC) on […]

cabinet approves revised cost of estimates
PMO asks I&B Ministry to withdraw release on fake news

New Delhi: The Prime Minister’s Office today advised the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to withdraw its press release on fake news and said the decision on what amounts to fake news should be left to bodies such the Press Council of India, official sources said. The ministry is likely to withdraw its press release on […]

Odisha to seek PM’s appointment again to press for paddy MSP hike

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Legislative Assembly’s House Committee has decided to seek appointment of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to press for hike in Minimum Support Price (MSP) of paddy. The Speaker will soon write a letter to the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) seeking his appointment before the start of the winter session of the Assembly on November […]

RTI on Modi, Manmohan's foreign trips denied as 'vague'

Lucknow: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has denied information on various expenses incurred in foreign trips by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his predecessor Manmohan Singh, terming the query “vague”, an RTI activist said. Nutan Thakur told IANS on Saturday that she had requested the documents from the PMO on June 16. Thakur had asked for […]

Family seeks PM's interference to get justice

Bhubaneswar: Hoping to get justice, she ran from pillar to post, but Kamala Nayak and her only differently-abled son from Kupari village of Khaira block in Balasore district got no help. She then took a decision few would make by seeking help from the Prime Minister himself. Sources said after getting approval from the PMO, […]

Obscene video sent to OAS: PMO directs state government to initiate probe against IAS

Bhubaneswar: The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has written to the Chief Secretary to initiate probe into the 2015 incident of an IAS officer allegedly sending obscene videos to a woman OAS officer. The OAS officer had recorded her statement before the Odisha State Commission for Women on July 10. As per the letter from PMO, […]

Still being harassed by senior IAS officer: Lady OAS officer

Bhubaneswar: The female OAS officer who had brought allegations against a senior OAS officer, now promoted to IAS, of sending obscene videos and photos on personal chat, has today recorded her statement with chairperson of Odisha State Commission for Women. She has also reported before the Commission that she and her children are being mentally […]