Day: December 1, 2022

Sanjay Malhotra takes charge as Revenue Secretary in Finance Ministry

NEW DELHI: Senior bureaucrat Sanjay Malhotra on Thursday took charge as the secretary in Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance. Malhotra replaced Tarun Bajaj, who superannuated on November 30. A 1990-batch IAS officer of the Rajasthan cadre, Malhotra was working as an officer on special duty (OSD) in the revenue department since October this year. […]

Farmers get Rs 1.25 trillion as claims till October 31 under Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana since 2016

NEW DELHI: Farmers have been paid claims worth Rs 1,25,662 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana since its inception in 2016, the government said on Thursday. Crop insurance premium totalling Rs 25,186 crore have been paid by the farmers under the scheme till October 31, 2022. Under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana […]

Odisha destined to emerge trillion-dollar economy: Naveen Patnaik woos investors

BHUBANESWAR: Claiming that Odisha is destined to become a trillion-dollar economy in the near future, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday assured business leaders of all support in launching their projects in the state. Patnaik said this while addressing the plenary session of the third edition of the Make In Odisha’ conclave, the state’s business […]

Delhi High Court dismisses challenge to restrictions on withdrawal from PMC Bank

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court has dismissed a petition by depositors of the PMC Bank challenging the restrictions imposed by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) on withdrawals from their bank accounts. Justice Prateek Jalan said despite sympathising with the petitioners, he was unable to grant relief to them. Despite sympathising with the position […]

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