SWACCH BHARAT MISSION
Economic slowdown to hit insurance premium collections: Moody's
Despite low penetration, the ongoing economic slowdown will impact insurance premium collections over the next two to three years, global ratings agency Moody's Investors Service said.
Progress of top development schemes remains constrained in India: Study
"Progress across major development schemes in India, including educat...
Swachh Bharat Mission gets a lift from Garv’s smart, IoT-enabled toilets
Riding high on its range of IoT enabled toilets, this Faridabad-base...
Where were the women? With 'Kabir Singh' & 'Bharat', B-town set the stage for hyper masculinity in 2019
'Kabir Singh' polarised viewers with its glorification of toxic romance.
When PM Modi lauded American billionaire Ray Dalio for 'Ninja' skills
The PM had a witty repartee to the trolling that Dalio had faced after he praised the former's leadership skills on Twitter.
Advanced version of Swachh Bharat Mission expected soon
The advanced version of Swachh Bharat Mission would focus on managing sewage faecal matter, solid waste management and other basic issues that create huge environmental implications.
Govt invites public comments for mandating BS-VI norms for quadricycles
"Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited suggestions and comments for the proposed amendment of Rule 115 to mandate BS VI level emission norms for Quadricycle with effect from 1st April 2020," the ministry said. BS-VI emission norms are in line with European standards.
Ayushman CEO seeks universal health cover
He pointed out that many states had used their own resources to expand coverage of Ayushman Bharat, which now hence covers 130 million families against the originally planned 100 million families. “The states have shown strong leadership and willingness to adopt UHC as their primary health goal.
Mega reforms in medical education sector, e-cigarettes ban highlights of health ministry in 2019
In a huge step towards boosting the availability of human resources for the health sector, the ministry in 2019 initiated the process of converting 75 district hospitals into medical colleges by 2021-22 in under-served districts of the country that do not have any medical colleges.
Revamp for PM’s pet project 'Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat'
Many recommendations have been made to refashion the project into ‘high visibility’.I&B ministry and Hiren Joshi (OSD Communications & IT) in the PMO are to jointly formulate an ‘effective communication strategy’ for the programme.
PM directs reboot of ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ Programme
In a step to make ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat’ (EBSB) programme a prime campaign, all ministries set to intensify their efforts into the programme and educational instituions reinforcing the concept of ‘unity in diversity’ and ‘national integration’.
How Swachh Bharat Mission helped millions live with dignity
The progress that India made by building toilets and the impact that it has had on the lives of millions in the country and others in the wider world has not gone unnoticed.
Status check: Swachh Bharat Mission to complete 5 years on October 2
With the Swachh Bharat Mission completing five years on Oct 2, how far has rural and urban India come in increasing new toilet coverage and becoming open defecation free.
‘FedEx’ for cancer medicine, Cyca OncoSolutions wants to reduce the side effects of treatment
Can chemotherapy be directed at only the cancerous cells and not destroy the healthy ones? Nusrat Sanghamitra's entrepreneurship story may have started from a personal experience, but for her the mission to make cancer drugs safer has now transcended above and beyond.
Ayushman Bharat can open up opportunities for AI-based services: NetApp
Valluri believes AI has primarily been restricted to innovations done by startups in India, while the government agencies and other large enterprises have not used to the core of service offerings and operations. The Union Government’s AIforAll initiative has set the tone for an AI-based transformation, but it would higher adoption, he said.
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