Indian-Economy

New data centre for Aadhaar in Gurgaon

A state-of-the-art data centre of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) would soon come up at Manesar. It would serve as central repository for UIDAI to store basic demographic and biometric information of residents while issuing them the 12-digit Aadhaar number.


RBI sets up panel to review grievance redress mechanism

A working group has been constituted in the Reserve Bank of India to review, update, and revise the Banking Ombudsman Scheme, 2006. In FY 2011-12, the banking ombudsman’s office of the RBI received 72,889 complaints (up from 71,274 complaints in the year before). It disposed off 94 per cent of the customer complaints, the RBI said in its annual report of the Banking Ombudsman Scheme 2011-12.


NALCO commissioned its first wind energy project in AP


12th Plan doubles allocation to science, tech Ministry

the combined planned allocation for science and technology and earth sciences has been nearly doubled from Rs 33,000 crore in the previous Plan period.