Biswajit Basu has taken over as director (projects), NHPC. Prior to his appointment as director (projects), he held the position of chief general manager, Project Monitoring and Support Group Division.
Sri Sri Tattva-Himachal unveils campaign for herbal medicines
As the world battles Covid, Art of Living’s ayurveda arm Sri Sri Tattva-Himachal Pradesh has launched a campaign highlighting the benefits its immunity-building medicines such as amruth, turmeric plus, kabasura kudineer, shakti drops and chaywanprash. Having its origin in Tamil Nadu, kabasura kudineer is a traditional formulation used by siddha practitioners for effectively managing common respiratory ailments. such as flu and cold.
PSPCL urges farmers to enroll for saving groundwater
Encouraging farmers for optimal utilisation of groundwater, the officials of Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) recently organised camps at various villages of the state to apprise farmers about the Direct Benefit Transfer Electricity (DBTE) Scheme of the Punjab Government. The DBTE scheme was launched under ‘Pani Bachao Paisa Kamao’ campaign of the Punjab Government in 2018 with an aim to save groundwater level.
General Shergill inaugurates premium concept Barista Cafe
Coffee chain Barista recently opened its Craft Coffee Cafe in Chandigarh. Senior Adviser to Punjab CM Lt Gen TS Shergill inaugurated the outlet. Craft Coffee is the latest fast-catching trend among die-hard coffee lovers.
Department of Pension to hold ‘Pension Adalats’
The Department of Pension & Pensioners’Welfare (DoPPW) has instructed all ministries/departments of Government of India to appoint nodal officers and conduct nationwide ‘Pension Adalats’. All India Pension Adalats are being organised every year since 2017 by the Department of Pensions & Pensioners’ Welfare.
V-Guard announces winners of ‘Big Idea Business Plan’
V-Guard Industries has announced the winners of recently held annual ‘Big Idea Business Plan’ and ‘Big Idea Tech design contests’. Over 264 entries from top business schools and engineering colleges from across the country were received for the contests. IIM Nagpur won the first prize in business plan contest and Goa Institute of Management & IIM Visakhapatnam was declared first and second runners-up, respectively.
Hyundai Foundation announces 2nd edition of H-Social Creator
Hyundai Motor India Foundation, a philanthropic arm of Hyundai Motor India, has announced the second edition of globally renowned ‘H-Social Creator’, a youth contact CSR programme. H-Social Creator made its debut in India last year. The programme was first instituted by Hyundai in Korea in 2015.
Registration begins for SRMJEEE 2021 for B Tech courses
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), Kattankulathur, formerly SRM University, has begun the online registration process for its B.Tech entrance exam SRMJEEE (SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Examination). Qualifying in SRMJEEE provides entry to all the campuses of SRMIST located at Kattankulathur (main campus), Vadapalani, Ramapuram, and Delhi-NCR; SRM University, Andhra Pradesh; SRM University, Sonepat (Haryana) and SRM University, Sikkim.
Uniworks Designs unveils ‘Lumos-499’ for natural lighting
In the current situation of Covid when more and more people are spending time indoors, having a natural source of good sunlight is the exception. Uniworks Designs’‘Lumos-499’ is path-breaking in its approach to solve this problem. The device can harness the solar power of the sun and can bring in natural sunlight in indoor spaces. It is extremely handy and can be controlled wirelessly.
Citizens Urban Coop Bank, Jalandhar, holds 30th AGM
The Citizens Urban Coop Bank, Jalandhar, recently conducted its 30th AGM through video-conferencing. The meeting was virtually attended by 1,243 shareholders. Chairman KK Sharma disclosed that the bank’s business had touched Rs 1,150.91 crore in FY2019-20 with sizeable accumulation of bank’s own funds to the tune of Rs 76.45 crore.
Sonalika sells over 1 lakh tractors in nine months
Sonalika Tractors has clocked sale of 1 lakh tractors in nine months during April to December, 2020. The sales grew by a staggering 33.3% during the year, which is around three times the industry’s growth of 12%. “Overall, the company has registered its highest ever December sales of 11,540 tractors,” said Raman Mittal, executive director, Sonalika Group.