New Delhi – The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) conducted a meeting with 17 heat wave-prone States here today to review their preparedness and mitigation measures. In view of the recent incidents of thunderstorm and lightning, preparedness measures relating to these hazards were also assessed. In the meeting conducted through video conference, Shri R. K. Jain, Member, NDMA, requested the States to run extensive public awareness campaigns in local languages


RANCHI, 8 May 2018 – In a big step to promote family based care programme, foster care and sponsorship guidelines have been notified in Jharkhand. Jharkhand is the first state in the country to have a sponsorship guideline in place. These guidelines were shared during a state level dissemination & orientation workshop organized by the Department of Women & Child Development, Government of Jharkhand and Jharkhand State Child protection Society


Sugar industry and farmers are always in the priority list of government. Union Minister for Consumer Affairs , Food and Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan said that Centre is taking various steps to help the Sugar Industry which is facing depressed market sentiments and crash in sugar prices, the liquidity position of sugar mills has been adversely affected, leading to accumulation of cane price dues of farmers which have


GUWAHAT :Two girls from Assam’s Jorhat town have set examples of parental care by donating their organs to save their father’s life. Krishnakhi Das and Prerona Das, hailing from Sonali Jayanti Nagar area of the town, donated their kidney and liver to their father Debojit Das, a police officer, who has been battling multiple organ failure for the last few years. After doctors treating the ailing cop told his family


Mumbai : Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities has established five Guinness World Records in the last four years. The Minister said that the Government has distributed equipment worth more than 600 crore rupees, benefitting more than 10 lakh Divyangjan. He said that the Government has brought in transparency in the way this equipment is distributed. The Union Minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot has said that


New Delhi : The water storage available in 91 major reservoirs of the country for the week ending on April 26, 2018 was 37.109 BCM which is 23% of total storage capacity of these reservoirs. This percentage was at 24 for the week ending on April 19, 2018. The level of water storage in the week ending on April 26, 2018 was 85% of the storage of corresponding period of


There is also a need to promote the concept of family doctor in a big way New Delhi: The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that a possible solution to address the shortage of doctors in rural areas. This could be mandatory posting of fresh MBBS graduates in rural areas before granting them their first promotion. He was addressing the inaugural session of 15th World Rural Health Conference


‘ATAL AMRIT ABHIYAN’ GUWAHATI : Vice President of India M Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday formally inaugurated the comprehensive health insurance scheme ‘Atal Amrit Abhiyan’ in Guwahati in the presence of Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, Finance, Health and Education minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and other ministers, MLAs and other invitees. The scheme, that will cover more than 90 per cent of the State’s population, will cover the cost of treatment, including


Thiruvananthapuram: kerala government doctors have been on an indefinite strike since Friday. The patients are in trouble. The kerala medical officer’s association called for agitation and might to protect against the decision to extend the op time in hospitals from 9.00 to 6.00. The protect was also triggered by the suspension Jismy at Kumaraputhoor family health centre, palakkad. The doctor had to face the actions after she refused to turn


GUWAHATI : National Register of Citizen (NRC) in Assam Multiple Families found using Using fake Legacy Data,NRC authority said today. As the process of the family tree verification for the National Register of Citizen (NRC) nearly comes to an end, the NRC authorities have reportedly found multiple people and families forging documents and submitting someone else’s legacy data. Speaking on the issue, Prateek Hajela, state coordinator of NRC said that