Left Menu
Development News Edition

Govt appoints Manas Sarkar as Kolkata metro managing director

PTI | New Delhi | Updated: 02-08-2019 16:34 IST | Created: 02-08-2019 16:34 IST
Govt appoints Manas Sarkar as Kolkata metro managing director

The Centre appointed Manas Sarkar on Friday as the managing director of the Kolkata Metro Rail Corporation Limited. Sarkar, who is currently serving as the director (project and planning) of the Kolkata metro, has been appointed for a period till the date of his superannuation or until further orders, whichever is earlier, according to an official order.

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet (ACC), headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the proposal of the Ministry of Railways for the appointment of Sarkar as the Kolkata metro MD on a deputation basis, the order said. PTI CPS HMB



International Day of Non-Violence: Rising crimes against animals call for 'Ahimsa' redux

2020 has seen some of the most horrific incidents of animal-directed violence in India. The only silver lining - if you will - is the wave of backlash that not only sparked awareness for the prevention of animal cruelty, but also a sensibil...

South Africa's COVID-19 response: Surprising outcomes or just poor data management?

South Africa has been committed to improving its health information system and shows that a robust digital has considerable scope to improve healthcare for the entire population. But the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted that significant ga...

Post-COVID-19 Nigeria needs a robust Health Management Information System to handle high disease burden

Nigeria is among a few countries that conceptualised a health management information system HMIS in the early 90s but implementation has been a challenge till date. Besides COVID-19, the country has a huge burden of communicable and non-com...

Morocco COVID-19 response: A fragile health system and the deteriorating situation

Learning from its European neighbors, Morocco imposed drastic measures from the initial stages of the COVID-19 outbreak to try to contain its spread. The strategy worked for a few months but the cases have surged after mid-June. In this sit...


Latest News

Jal Shakti Ministry to launch 100-day campaign for safe water supply in anganwadis, schools

The National Jal Jeevan Mission will launch a 100-day campaign this Gandhi Jayanti to ensure safe water supply in schools and anganwadi centres across the country, the Jal Shakti Ministry said on Thursday. It has reached out to states and u...

Boeing to move 787 production to South Carolina in 2021

Boeing Co said on Thursday it will move the rest of its 787 Dreamliner production to South Carolina in 2021, a cost-cutting strategy that raises questions over the future its giant Everett plant north of Seattle. Reuters first reported on S...


Scoreboard of the IPL match between Mumbai Indians and Kings XI Punjab here on Thursday. Mumbai Indians Quinton de Kock b Cottrell 0 Rohit Sharma c Neesham b Shami 70 Suryakumar Yadavrun out 10 Ishan Kishan c Nair b K Gowtham 28 Kier...

Indian diaspora groups in UK rally against new ‘fringe’ group on Kashmir

Indian diaspora organisations are rallying against a new fringe Conservative Party group on Kashmir and have issued letters to the ruling party headquarters, copies of which have also been sent to British Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Ho...

Give Feedback