Powergrid has provided key medical equipment for critical care of patients in Leh for strengthening the medical infrastructure in Ladakh UT. VK Singh, Director (Personnel), Powergrid, handed over the equipment to Tashi Gyalson, chief executive counsellor, Leh, in the presence of senior officials.
Indian Railway Finance Corp posts 126% growth in profit
Indian Railway Finance Corporation has posted 126% growth in profit on YoY basis for Q4 FY2020-21 to stand at Rs 1,482.55 crore vs Rs 654.63 crore reported in Q4 FY2020. The net profit for FY2020-21 grew by 38.34% to Rs 4,416.13 crore as against Rs 3,192.06 crore for the corresponding financial year ended March 31, 2020. Revenue grew by 17.50% to Rs 15,770.47 crore.
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana extended till Nov
The government has extended Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November. Around 79.51 crore beneficiaries are covered under the National Food Security Act (NFSA) which are given 5 kg foodgrain per person per month over and above the NFSA allocation to combat the economic impact of Covid on the poor.
Drishti Eye Hospital, Panchkula, receives NABH accreditation
Drishti Eye Hospital, Panchkula, has bagged NABH accreditation and Gold Quality Certification (AB PMJAY) for quality eye care by National Health Authority and the Quality Council of India. Meanwhile, doctors and staff of the hospital have appealed to people to follow Covid appropriate behaviour and go for vaccination.
MRSPTU, Bathinda, inks pact with Wayne State University
Maharaja Ranjit Singh Punjab Technical University (MRSPTU), Bathinda, has signed an MoU with Wayne State University, USA, for an exchange programme. Vice-Chancellor Prof Buta Singh Sidhu said under the programme, a student, after studying at the Bathinda campus for three years, will complete the fourth and fifth year at Wayne State University, USA.
PEDA felicitates organising team of SAYSDVD 2021
Punjab Energy Development Agency (PEDA) CEO Navjot Pal Singh Randhawa recently felicitated the organising team of South Asian Youth Sustainable Development Virtual Dialogue (SAYSDVD) 2021 which was held on World Environment Day. It witnessed participation of 539 persons from over 30 countries.
District Rupnagar holds training programme for street vendors
A street vendors’ training programme was held from June 3 to June 30 in six urban local bodies of Rupnagar district, namely Rupnagar, Nangal, Anandpur Sahib, Morinda, Chamkaur Sahib and Kiratpur Sahib, in collaboration with Department of Community Medicine & School of Public Health, PGI, Chandigarh. It was inaugurated by Ms Deepshikha Sharma, ADC, Rupnagar. As many as 609 street vendors were trained during the programme.
WazirX partners with TRM Labs to deploy crypto compliance
Crypto currency exchange WazirX has collaborated with TRM Labs to enhance anti-money laundering and anti-fraud measures. The partnership comes as crypto usage and demand surges in India.
Vivo India home delivers 1 lakh smartphones
Vivo has announced that it delivered 1 lakh smartphones via its Smart Retail Initiative. The first-of-its-kind click-to-mortar model allows the customer to experience and buy Vivo products and services from the comfort of their homes.
Lexus India announces launch of ‘Lexus Life’
Lexus India has launched ‘Lexus Life’— an exclusive ownership programme for Lexus buyers who are treated like ‘guests at home’. It will be a comprehensive programme offering a bouquet of benefits aimed at providing amazing experiences throughout the ownership period.
PAYBACK India to strengthen #Mission1000Beds Drive
PAYBACK India has joined hands with ‘YouWeCan’ Foundation in their drive to strengthen the critical healthcare infrastructure to fight the Covid battle. The drive has started with the delivery of first set of medical equipment and ICU beds to Himachal.
Taj rated strongest hotel brand by Brand Finance
Indian Hotels Company has announced that its iconic brand ‘Taj’ has been rated the strongest hotel brand by Brand Finance in its ‘Hotels 50 2021’report. The report recognises the most valuable and strongest hotel brands across the globe.
Navi Mutual Fund unveils Navi Nifty 50 Index Fund
Navi Mutual Fund has launched Navi Nifty 50 Index Fund — an open-ended equity scheme which would replicate the Nifty 50 Index — with the lowest cost compared to any other index schemes in the passive funds category. The offer will close on July 12.
HDFC Bank’s #SalaamDilSey initiative to pay tribute to docs
HDFC Bank has launched #SalaamDilSey initiative to show gratitude to doctors for their service during the pandemic. It has created a web platform www.salaamdilsey.com wherein public can share the thank you message for doctors.
Discovery announces Season 4 of ‘Discovery School Super League’
Discovery India and BYJU’S have announced their fourth season of Discovery School Super League. With its latest campaign thought, ‘Aao Milkar le khushi ki Udaan’, the quiz focuses on helping students make progress filled with happiness, contentment and confidence.