Finance Minister confers awards on IES Officers under Research Promotion Scheme

Finance Minister confers awards on IES O...

Speaking on the occasion the finance minister said that it was a joyous opportunity that the MoU was seeing the light of the day.

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, today graced the occasion of signing of MoU between Department of Economic Affairs and National Buildings Construction Corporation Ltd for construction of housing project for Indian Economic Service Officers. Ministry of Urban Development has allotted 3519 square metre of land on Deen Dayal Upadhyay Marg, New Delhi, for construction of 90 dwelling units for IES Officers.

Driving force behind undertaking the housing project is acute shortage of houses under Government General Pool Accommodation, particularly for junior-level officers. Project Management Consultancy for the project has been awarded to NBCC, for which the MOU has been signed.

The Finance Minister also conferred awards to IES officers, winners under the Research Promotion Scheme. Speaking on the occasion the finance minister said that it was a joyous opportunity that the MoU was seeing the light of the day.

Congratulating the winners under the Research Promotion Scheme, the Finance Minister said that he hoped this continues every year so that the interest in scholarship is alive and going.


PostedOn: 23 Feb 2018 Total Views: 121




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