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Railways announces mass recruitment drive

FPJ Bureau

A mass recruitment drive is being undertaken by the Railways with more than 13,000 posts of Junior Engineers (JE), Junior Engineers (Information Technology), Depot Material Superintendent (DMS) and Chemical & Metallurgical Assistant (CMA). The scale of the posts is Rs 35,400- 1,12,400- (Level 6) as per 7th CPC.

The notification for the posts has been issued on the Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) website. The last date for applications for this two stage recruitment (1st stage- Computer Based Test, 2nd stage- Document Verification) is January, 31, 2019. The notified 1,3487 vacancies are spread over different railway zones and states and candidates from all over India can apply against these pan India vacancies.

NWM, NMCG hold workshop on public sector enterprises on CSR
A one-day workshop on public sector enterprises on CSR was held under the aegis of the National Water Mission (NWM), in partnership with the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) at Ambedkar International Centre on Wednesday. Around 30-35 Navratna companies and other PSUs were present in the workshop along with corporates such as Reliance Foundation and organizations like TERI, CII Water Institute etc.

During the workshop NMCG showcased the efforts being carried out for Ganga Rejuvenation, which aim at a holistic vision of restoring the wholesomeness of Ganga through attaining Nirmalta and Aviralta. In fact, the NamamiGange Program launched in 2015, is an integrated Ganga conservation mission, which has made significant strides and achieved key milestones during 2018-19. Rajiv Ranjan Mishra, DG, NMCG, gave an overview of NMCG’s activities and as well underlined the enormous scope of PSUs and PSEs to join hands with NMCG in the cause of bringing about Nirmalta and Aviralta in the entire Ganga basin.

WR to attach one AC 3-tier coach in Jhansi-Bandra Express
To clear extra rush and for the convenience of passengers, Western Railway has decided to augment one additional AC 3-Tier coach on temporary basis in Train No. 11103 Jhansi – Bandra Terminus Express with immediate effect and up to April 8, 2019. Train No. 11104 Bandra Terminus – Jhansi Express will be augmented with the same composition with effect from January 8, 2019 up to April 10, 2019.

BIS grants licence for wrought aluminium products
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has granted first licence to Divya Shree Industries for the product wrought aluminium and aluminium alloy bars, rods and sections (for general engineering purposes) on all India basis. RPBO under jurisdiction of ERO has granted BIS Certification Marks Licence CM/L-5900049214 to Divya Shree Industries, Raipur, Chattisgarh, for use of BIS Standard Mark on the product wrought aluminium and aluminium alloy bars, rods and sections (for general engineering purposes) as per IS 733:1983.

The licence has been made operative from November 16, 2018 for a period of one year. Aluminium alloys of the different designations mentioned in this standard possess properties such as high ductility, excellent corrosion resistance, suitability for welding, brazing, soldering, ease in forming, rapid work hardenability and machinability.

These alloys, available in different forms such as sheet, plate, extrusion tubes, wire rolled rods and forgings, are used in various engineering applications such as in refrigeration tubing, industrial packaging, food, chemical brewing and processing equipment, heavy duty forgings, stressed parts in aircrafts, stressed structural applications requiring welding, such as bridges, chequered plates, rail coaches etc.

Jai Hind College to hold entrepreneurship summit
Entrepreneurship Summit by Jai Hind College is a magnanimous platform for all the creative prodigies who inhibit budding entrepreneurial skills along with those who have the capability to extract the skills out of the keynote speeches by esteemed industrialists as the event highlight.

Jai Hind College is known for having an edge when it comes to excellency and hence it is the only non-technical management institute to host an event of such stature and caliber where in the parameters of the entire nation are involved and is not just restricted to the intra-city levels.

This year’s summit is presented by State Bank of India and is supported by Digital India, Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology Government of India and National E-Governance Division. The event is also in associations with Ease of Doing Business India, StartupIndia, Make In India and Wadhawani Foundation. Other partners include, Coffee Bean Tea & Leaf, Flair Writing Industries and Supreme Education.

MDI Gurgaon inks pact with Haryana Institute of Public Administration
Management Development Institute, Gurgaon has signed an MoU with Haryana Institute of Public Administration (HIPA) on January 7. HIPA the apex State Training Institute funded by Govt. of Haryana, was established in 1983 with the objective of providing training, research and consultancy to improve efficiency and effectiveness in administration.

Speaking on the occasion, MD Sinha (IFS), the Additional Director HIPA, said “MDI Gurgaon and HIPA have many areas of common interest in training, research and consultancy. Considerable advantage may be gained from their pursuit on a collaborative basis in the fields of academics, education and research.

We will jointly focus on the organization of joint public policy programmes, disaster management training programmes and on topics of mutual agreements with a view towards promoting the image of both institutions as imparting state-of-the-art knowledge in this field”.

MTNL announces Trump STV 271 with unlimited 3G data, calls
MTNL Mumbai has announced the launch of Trump Prepaid Special Tariff Voucher (STV) 271 which gives prepaid mobile users unlimited 3G data and local & STD calls on any network with validity of 28 days. Voucher 271 is available through e-recharge/online/SMS recharge.

Wide range of attractive vouchers like STV 98, STV171, STV197, STV365, STV 421 etc are available to meet both voice and data requirements of the customers. In addition to this, new prepaid mobile customers can enjoy Free Unlimited 3G data for 60 days. The offer will be available on FTU 91, FTU 44, FTU 88 and FTU 62 only. This promotional offer is valid till 31st January 2019.