National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has announced the formation of its wholly-owned subsidiary, NPCI Bharat BillPay Ltd. It offers recurring payment services, including bill payments for electricity, telecom, DTH, gas and education fee, among others.
Venus Home Appliances forays into fan segment
Venus Home Appliances has forayed into the ceiling and pedestal fan
category by launching four new
models in the premium segment.
Maxxis Tyres’ subsidiary holds dealers’ meet
Maxxis Tyres’ subsidiary Maxxis India recently held a dealers’ meet at Faridabad. The dealers were briefed about the company’s world-class tyre range designed for diverse Indian applications and industry-best warranty policy.
Special funds to provide livelihood for transgenders
Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Rattan Lal Kataria has informed Parliament that the government has taken various steps to allot special funds for generating livelihood opportunities among the transgender community.
NPS: Guidelines notified for regulating services of staff
The DoPPW has brought out the notification for regulating the service matters of the Central government staff covered under the National Pension System. The new defined contribution-based pension scheme was introduced vide Department of Economic Affairs Notification dated 22nd December, 2003.
SAIL chief Soma Mondal elected SCOPE chairman
Ms Soma Mondal, chairman, SAIL, and Pradip Kumar Das, CMD, IREDA, have been elected chairman and vice-chairman, respectively, of Standing Conference of Public Enterprises (SCOPE) for the term 2021-23. This was announced by Atul Sobti, DG, SCOPE.
IRFC mops up Rs1,375 cr from domestic market
The Indian Railway Finance Corporation (IRFC) has raised Rs 1,375 crore through issuance of domestic bonds. The fund has been raised at 6.80% coupon rate with 20-year maturity.
AWS Academy at GNA varsity for cloud computing training
GNA University has become North India’s first university to commence Amazon Web Services (AWS) Academy on its campus. Under this initiative, it will train students on AWS Cloud platform and prepare them for different AWS certifications.
PSPCL shifts all 97 offline billing towns to online billing
The PSPCL has shifted all 97 offline billing towns to online billing as planned in scheduled time period despite the Covid. PSPCL chief A Venu Prasad and director distribution DPS Grewal appreciated the efforts of the IT team for this achievement.
Govt undertakes initiatives for drug de-addiction prog
Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Rattan Lal Kataria has informed Parliament that they have taken various initiatives for drug de-addiction, including the National Action Plan, Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan in 272 identified vulnerable districts and Navchetna Modules to be followed in schools for awareness among children, teachers and parents about the ill-effects of substance abuse.
Most Indians not covered by health insurance: Expert
Over the past decade, the reach of health coverage has increased significantly. However, as per data, most Indians are not covered by any form of health insurance. Even in the insured population, most people don’t have adequate health cover compared to rising cost of healthcare, said Ajay Shah, Director & Head – Retail Sales, Care Health Insurance.
Biryani By Kilo unveils new menu
Biryani By Kilo has launched veg and non-veg kebab platters, besides keema parantha and gosht keema in its menu. The menu is not just limited to biryani but other Nizami dishes like kebabs, kormas and coveted phirni.
Shell lubricants unveils ‘Ab Duniya Dekhegi’ campaign
Shell lubricants has unveiled its ‘Ab Duniya Dekhegi’ campaign, positioning itself as a partner and success catalyst for mechanics. The campaign celebrates the unyielding spirit, dedication and hard work of mechanics, which has helped them hone their skills and make a name for themselves.
6th price hike in 2 months for milk producers: Randhawa
Punjab Cooperation Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa has said to ensure high purchase price of milk to the producers, Milkfed has increased purchase price of milk six times during the past two months. He said the price of buffalo milk has witnessed increase from Rs 45 to Rs 48 per kg while the rate of cow milk has been increased from Rs 28 to Rs 30 per kg.
Tata Sampann brings alive wholesomeness of Indian thali
Tata Sampann has taken on the mission of educating millions of Indians on the wholesomeness of Indian foods and the quintessential thali. The #SampannPoshan Thali initiative arose from the discussions in the ‘Sthaniya Aaharam Sampannam Poshanam’ web symposium, jointly hosted by the ICMR-National Institute of Nutrition and Tata Sampann.
Simpolo Vitrified opens exclusive showroom in Jalandhar
Simpolo Vitrified has inaugurated its first exclusive tiles and sanitaryware showroom in a franchisee model in Jalandhar with M/s Shri Om Trading Co.