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Result of Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2018 For Candidates who have Qualified For Admission In Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018

On the basis of screening test held through Civil Service (Preliminary) Examination, 2018  on 03-6-2018, the candidates with the following Roll Numbers have qualified for admission to the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018.

The candidature of these candidates is provisional. In accordance with the Rules of the Examination, all these candidates have to apply again in the Detailed Application Form (DAF) for IFoS (Main) Examination, 2018 which would be available on the website of the Union Public Service Commission www.upsconline.nic.inHYPERLINK “http://www.upsc.gov.in/”. All the qualified candidates are advised to fill up the DAFIFoS, make the payment of Fee (Where applicable) as per the prescribed mode i.e. ONLINE and submit the same ONLINE for admission to the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018 to be held from 2nd December 2018. The DAF will be available on the Commission website from 04-09-2018 to 18-09-2018 till 06.00 PM.  Important instructions (regarding filling up of the DAF-IFoS and submitting the same ONLINE to the Commission) would also be available on the website. The qualified candidates have to first get themselves registered on the relevant page of the website before filling up the ONLINE Detailed Application Form.    The qualified candidates are further advised to refer to the Rules of the Indian Forest Service (Main) Examination, 2018, published in the gazette of India (Extraordinary) of Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change dated 07-02-2018.

It may be noted that mere submission of application form does not, ipso facto, confer on any right for admission to the Main Examination.    The E-Admit card  alongwith the time table of the Main Examination will be uploaded on the Commission’s website for the eligible candidates 3 weeks before the commencement of the Examination.   Changes, if any, in the postal address or e-mail address or mobile number after submission of the DAF may be communicated to the Commission at once.

Candidates are also informed that marks, cut off marks and answer keys of  screening test held through CS(P) Examination, 2018   will be uploaded on the Commission web site i.e., www.upsconline.nic.inHYPERLINK “http://www.upsc.gov.in/”  only after entire process of the IFoS Examination, 2018 is over i.e. after the declaration of final result of IFoS Examination, 2018.

The Union Public Service Commission have a Facilitation Counter near the Examination Hall Building in its Campus. Candidates may obtain any information/clarification regarding their result of the above mentioned examination on all working days between 10.00 Hrs. to 17.00 Hrs. in person or on Tel. No. 011-23385271, 011-23098543 or 011-23381125 from this Facilitation Counter.  Candidates can also obtain information regarding their result by accessing Union Public Service Commission Website www.upsconline.nic.inHYPERLINK “http://www.upsc.gov.in/”.

The result of Roll  Number 1048940 has been withheld as the issue regarding the candidature is subjudice.

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Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2011-12=100) May, 2018

1.       The summary of the Index of Eight Core Industries (base: 2011-12) is given at the Annexure.

2.       The Eight Core Industries comprise 40.27 per cent of the weight of items included in the Index of Industrial Production (IIP).  The combined Index of Eight Core Industries stands at 131.4 in May, 2018, which was 3.6 per cent higher as compared to the index of May, 2017. Its cumulative growth during April to May, 2018-19 was 4.1 per cent.

Coal

3.       Coal production (weight: 10.33 per cent) increased by 12.1 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index increased by 14.0 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over corresponding period of the previous year.

Crude Oil

4.       Crude Oil production (weight: 8.98 per cent) declined by 2.9 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index declined by 1.9 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Natural Gas

5.       The Natural Gas production (weight: 6.88 per cent) declined by 1.4 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index increased by 2.0 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Refinery Products

6.       Petroleum Refinery production (weight: 28.04 per cent) increased by 4.9 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index increased by 3.9 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Fertilizers

7.       Fertilizers production (weight: 2.63 per cent) increased by 8.4 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index increased by 6.6 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Steel

8.       Steel production (weight: 17.92 per cent) increased by 0.5 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index increased by 2.1 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Cement

9.       Cement production (weight: 5.37 per cent) increased by 5.2 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index increased by 10.7 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Electricity

10.     Electricity generation (weight: 19.85 per cent) increased by 3.5 per cent in May, 2018 over May, 2017. Its cumulative index increased by 2.8 per cent during April to May, 2018-19 over the corresponding period of previous year.

Note 1: Data for March, 2018, April, 2018 and May, 2018 are provisional.

Note 2: Since April, 2014, Electricity generation data from Renewable sources are also included.

Note 3: The industry-wise weights indicated above are individual industry weight derived from IIP and blown up on pro rata basis to a combined weight of ICI equal to 100.

Note 4: Release of the index for June, 2018 will be on Tuesday, 31st July, 2018.

Annexure

Performance of Eight Core Industries

Yearly Index & Growth Rate

Base Year: 2011-12=100

Index

Sector Weight 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Apr-May 2017-18 Apr-May 2018-19
Coal 10.3335 103.2 104.2 112.6 118.0 121.8 124.9 107.4 122.4
Crude Oil 8.9833 99.4 99.2 98.4 97.0 94.5 93.7 95.1 93.3
Natural Gas 6.8768 85.6 74.5 70.5 67.2 66.5 68.4 66.6 67.9
Refinery Products 28.0376 107.2 108.6 108.8 114.1 119.7 125.2 120.7 125.4
Fertilizers 2.6276 96.7 98.1 99.4 106.4 106.6 106.6 93.7 99.9
Steel 17.9166 107.9 115.8 121.7 120.2 133.1 140.5 138.5 141.4
Cement 5.3720 107.5 111.5 118.1 123.5 122.0 129.7 125.4 138.9
Electricity 19.8530 104.0 110.3 126.6 133.8 141.6 149.2 154.4 158.7
Overall Index 100.0000 103.8 106.5 111.7 115.1 120.5 125.7 122.7 127.8

 

Growth Rates (in per cent)

Sector Weight 2012-13 2013-14 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Apr-May 2017-18 Apr-May 2018-19
Coal 10.3335 3.2 1.0 8.0 4.8 3.2 2.6 -3.2 14.0
Crude Oil 8.9833 -0.6 -0.2 -0.9 -1.4 -2.5 -0.9 0.1 -1.9
Natural Gas 6.8768 -14.4 -12.9 -5.3 -4.7 -1.0 2.9 3.3 2.0
Refinery Products 28.0376 7.2 1.4 0.2 4.9 4.9 4.6 2.8 3.9
Fertilizers 2.6276 -3.3 1.5 1.3 7.0 0.2 0.03 -0.5 6.6
Steel 17.9166 7.9 7.3 5.1 -1.3 10.7 5.6 6.3 2.1
Cement 5.3720 7.5 3.7 5.9 4.6 -1.2 6.3 -3.3 10.7
Electricity 19.8530 4.0 6.1 14.8 5.7 5.8 5.3 6.8 2.8
Overall Index 100.0000 3.8 2.6 4.9 3.0 4.8 4.3 3.3 4.1

 

Performance of Eight Core Industries

Monthly Index & Growth Rate

Base Year: 2011-12=100

Index

Sector Coal Crude Oil Natural Gas Refinery Products Fertilizers Steel Cement Electricity Overall Index
Weight 10.3335 8.9833 6.8768 28.0376 2.6276 17.9166 5.3720 19.8530 100.0000
May-17 111.8 97.6 69.7 125.4 98.3 142.9 128.6 158.1 126.8
Jun-17 107.6 94.1 69.3 119.4 107.3 138.0 132.0 147.4 121.7
Jul-17 98.5 96.4 72.2 119.4 108.6 131.3 122.4 151.9 120.4
Aug-17 101.3 95.1 69.5 121.6 115.4 139.0 117.3 155.4 123.0
Sep-17 103.1 92.0 68.8 122.7 105.3 138.7 119.8 150.5 122.0
Oct-17 119.4 95.7 71.0 132.1 116.8 146.7 125.2 149.8 128.7
Nov-17 133.5 90.8 68.5 126.0 111.8 137.5 125.4 140.1 124.1
Dec-17 142.6 94.2 69.2 133.1 112.1 138.0 135.3 143.9 128.8
Jan-18 149.5 93.8 67.6 135.4 105.5 145.0 140.6 149.5 132.5
Feb-18 143.2 86.1 62.1 120.9 102.2 141.7 138.0 136.1 123.2
Mar-18 185.0 95.8 69.8 130.3 107.0 153.2 148.9 156.7 138.4
Apr-18 119.6 91.8 67.1 119.1 93.1 139.2 142.4 153.7 124.2
May-18 125.3 94.8 68.7 131.6 106.6 143.7 135.3 163.7 131.4

 

 

Growth Rates (in per cent)

Sector Coal Crude Oil Natural Gas Refinery Products Fertilizers Steel Cement Electricity Overall Index
Weight 10.3335 8.9833 6.8768 28.0376 2.6276 17.9166 5.3720 19.8530 100.0000
May-17 -3.2 0.7 4.5 5.4 -5.9 3.8 -1.4 8.2 3.9
Jun-17 -6.7 0.6 6.4 -0.2 -2.7 6.0 -3.3 2.2 1.0
Jul-17 0.6 -0.5 6.6 -2.7 0.2 9.4 1.0 6.6 2.9
Aug-17 15.4 -1.6 4.2 2.4 -0.6 2.2 0.7 8.3 4.4
Sep-17 10.4 0.1 6.3 8.1 -7.7 3.7 0.1 3.4 4.7
Oct-17 3.9 -0.4 2.8 7.5 3.0 8.6 -1.3 3.2 5.0
Nov-17 0.7 0.2 2.4 8.2 0.3 14.5 16.9 3.9 6.9
Dec-17 0.4 -2.1 1.1 6.6 3.0 0.4 17.7 4.4 3.8
Jan-18 3.8 -3.2 -1.2 11.0 -1.6 1.7 19.6 7.7 6.2
Feb-18 1.3 -2.4 -1.8 7.8 5.2 5.0 23.0 4.6 5.4
Mar-18 9.1 -1.6 0.9 1.1 3.2 4.7 13.0 6.0 4.4
Apr-18 16.0 -0.8 5.8 2.7 4.6 3.8 16.5 2.1 4.6
May-18 12.1 -2.9 -1.4 4.9 8.4 0.5 5.2 3.5 3.6

 

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Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW) — May, 2018

The All-India CPI-IW for May, 2018 increased by 1 point and pegged at 289 (two hundred and eighty nine). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 0.35 percent between April, 2018 and May, 2018 when compare with the increase of (+) 0.36 percent between the corresponding months of previous year.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Food group contributing (+) 0.68 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Rice, Groundnut Oil, Fish Fresh, Poultry (Chicken), Eggs (Hen), Mik, Pure Ghee, Chillies Green, Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage, Carrot, French Bean, Green Coriander Leaves, Palak, Potato, Radish, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. owever, this increase was checked by Wheat, Wheat Atta, Mustard Oil, Chillies Dry, Lady’s Finger, Mango (Ripe), Torai, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation based on CPI-IW stood at 3.96 percent for May, 2018 as compared to 3.97 percent for the previous month and 1.09 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at 1.66 percent against 1.33 percent of the previous month and (-) 1.63 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level, Sholapur and Bhilai reported the maximum increase of 6 points each followed by Pune, Kodarma and Godavarikhani (5 points each). Among others, 4 points increase was observed in 2 centres, 3 points in 6 centres, 2 points in 18 centres and 1 point in 15 centres. On the contrary, Chhindwara, Darjeeling, Jalandhar, Jaipur and Ghaziabad recorded a maximum decrease of 2 points each. Among others, 1 point decrease was observed in 12 centres. Rest of the 15 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 36 centres are above All-India Index and 9 centres’ indices are below national average. The indices of Mumbai, Jabalpur and Chhindwara centres remained at par with All-India Index.

The next issue of CPI-IW for the month of June, 201 will be released on Tuesday, 31st July, 2018. The same will also be available on the office website www.labourbureaunew.gov.in.

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PM to visit SantKabir Nagar on June 28, 2018

Posted On: 27 JUN 2018 12:43PM by PIB Delhi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will visit Maghar in SantKabir Nagar district of Uttar Pradesh on June 28, 2018.

The Prime Minister will offer floral tributes at SantKabir Samadhi, on the occasion of the 500th death anniversary of the great saint and poet, Kabir. He will offer Chadar at SantKabirMazaar.

The Prime Minister will visit the SantKabir Cave. He will unveil a plaque to mark the laying of Foundation Stone of Kabir Academy, which will highlight the great saint’s teachings and thought.

Later, at a public meeting in Maghar, the Prime Minister will witness a cultural programme and address the gathering.

 

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“Statistics Day” will be celebrated on 29th June, 2018

Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu will attend closing ceremony of year long celebrations of 125th birth anniversary of Professor P. C. Mahalanobis on Statistics Day.

 In recognition of the notable contributions made by Late Professor Prasanta Chandra Mahalanobis in the fields of statistics, statistical system and economic planning, Government of India in 2007, has designated 29thJune as the “Statistics Day” in the category of Special Days to be celebrated every year at the National level.

29th June, 2017 marked the beginning of the 125th year of birth of Prof. P.C. Mahalanobis. ISI has held year-round celebrations which will be culminated on 29th June, 2018.

The objective of celebration of this Day is to create public awareness about the importance of statistics in socio-economic planning and policy formulation, to acknowledge the contribution of Prof. Mahalanobis, and to pay homage to him. Every year, one particular theme of current national importance is selected for focused discussions and effortsthroughout the year aimed at bringing about improvements in the selected area. The theme selected for the Statistics Day this year is ‘‘Quality Assurance in Official Statistics’. The theme has been chosen to underscore the importance of compliance with essential parameters of quality in statistical systems and products. The Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) at Kolkata, set up by Prof. Mahalanobis in 1931, and was declared an autonomous “Institute of National Importance” through an act of Parliament in 1959,  celebrates 29th June as the “Worker Day”.

Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation and ISI are having a joint event on 29th June, 2018 at Kolkata to celebrate the Statistics Day and the closing ceremony of the 125th birth of Prof. P. C. Mahalanobis.

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu ,  Vice President of India will grace the occasion as the Chief Guest.  Other dignitaries who will participate in the event include Shri Keshari Nath Tripathi, Governor of West Bengal, Shri D. V. Sadananda Gowda,  Union Minister for Statistics & Programme Implementation, Dr. Vijay Kelkar, President, ISI and Prof. Goverdhan Mehta, Chairman, ISI Council.

On the occasion, Vice President of India will release a commemorative coin of Rs 125 and circulation coin of Rs 5 denomination as a mark of respect/homage to Prof. Mahalanobis. The winners of Prof. P.V. Sukhatme Award 2018 and Prof. C.R. Rao Award 2017, will also be felicitated for their notable contribution in the field of Statistics.

Statistics Day Celebrations will also be held throughout the country by the field offices of National Sample Survey Office, State Governments and Universities/Departments by organizing Seminars, Conferences, Debates, Quiz Programmes, Lectures, Essay Competitions, etc.

 

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Tourism Ministry celebrates International Day of Yoga on 21st June, 2018

Yoga sessions held across major tourist and iconic destinations like Qutub Minar, Taj Mahal

Posted On: 21 JUN 2018 3:04PM by PIB Delhi

The Ministry of Tourism celebrated the International Day of Yoga today, with a plethora of events across the country. In New Delhi, a Yoga session has been conducted from 6:30 AM to 8:30 AM at the Qutub Minar Complex, along with a cycle rally from 6:00 AM starting from the Purana Quila. The event was inaugurated by Smt. Meenakshi Sharma, ADG (Tourism), at the Sun Dial Lawn, Qutub Minar which saw a wide participation from public including more than 30 foreign hospitality guests.

In addition,  the Ministry through its India Tourism offices, organized Yoga sessions and Live demonstrations, across the country, at Major Tourist destinations and iconic locations like, Taj Mahal, Besant Nagar Beach Chennai, Ellora Caves Aurangabad, Sun Temple Konark, Bodhgaya, Sun Temple Konark, Ellora Caves Aurangabad, Assam, Shillong, Somnath Temple Gujarat and many more.

 

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NB/JP/Tourism/21-06-2018

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