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PM Modi launches Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana: All you need to know

5 hrs ago
Launched with an aim to help the poor and the economically deprived, the scheme will be available for 10.74 crore beneficiary families and about 50 crore Indian citizens. This scheme will strengthen the healthcare services in India. Around 13000 hospitals in the country have been coordinated for the implementation of the scheme.

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Health Ministry ties-up with Dell, Tata Trusts to provide technology solution for NSD programme

2 days ago
To bring healthcare technology transformation in Comprehensive Primary Health Care NCD programme under the Ayushman Bharat, the Health Ministry is working with Dell as technology partner and the Tata Trusts as deployment partner. Dell developed the technology platform, while the Tata Trusts provided the implementation support of the NCD programme.

Ministry of Home Affairs, ISRO sign MoU to modernise Emergency Response

2 days ago
The Integrated Control Room for Emergency Response will address strategic level monitoring, situation awareness, command and control, preparedness and response in the diverse internal security situation and disaster related emergencies.

Union Government launches India’s first National Registry of Sexual Offenders

3 days ago
India has launched a National Registry of Sexual Offenders, which will have the profiles of first time offenders as well as repeat offenders. The database would include names, photographs, residential address, DNA samples, fingerprints, Aadhaar and PAN numbers of convicted sexual offenders.

President Ram Nath Kovind signs Ordinance banning Instant Triple Talaq practice

3 days ago
Now, the ordinance will be placed before the Parliament and the bill would still need to be passed by the Rajya Sabha as the Supreme Court had held that "re-promulgation of ordinances is a fraud on the constitution" and hence not allowed. It cannot become a "parallel source of legislation”.

Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna launched for unemployed insured persons

3 days ago
The Employee's State Insurance has approved a scheme named ‘Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna’ for Insured Persons covered under the Employees’ State Insurance Act, 1948. The decision was taken by the ESI Corporation during its 175th meeting, which was held in New Delhi.

Assam NRC: Supreme Court orders resumption of filing of claims from September 25

Sep 19, 2018
A bench comprising Justices Ranjan Gogoi amd R F Nariman said the process of filing claims and objections by the people who have been left out will commence on September 25, 2018 and will remain open for the next 60 days. The apex court granted this second opportunity to the citizens keeping in mind the "magnitude" of the issue.

Union Cabinet approves benefit package for ASHAs, ASHA facilitators

Sep 19, 2018
The Union Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved ASHA Benefit Package with effect from October 2018. Under the package, the amount of routine and recurring incentives for ASHAs will be increased from Rs1000 per month to Rs 2000 per month.

Top Cabinet Approvals: 19 September 2018

Sep 19, 2018
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved enhancement of honorarium to Anganwadi Workers/Anganwadi Helpers (AWWs/AWHs) and performance linked incentive to AWHs under the Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) Scheme with a total cost of Rs 10649.41 crore for the period from October 2018 to March 2020.

Government modifies operational guidelines for Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana

Sep 19, 2018
The State Governments will now have to pay 12 percent interest for the delay in release of State share of subsidy beyond three months of prescribed cut-off date submission by insurance companies.

Home Ministry launches ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for grant of security clearance to private firms

Sep 19, 2018
The introduction of ‘e-Sahaj’ portal is expected to make the process of security clearance much faster, transparent and easy to monitor. The various functionaries would be able to access the application and documents online and take timely decisions.

President launches logo, web portal for commemoration of 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi

Sep 19, 2018
The 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi is observed in the form of two year long celebrations from October 2, 2018 to October 2, 2020 across the country and all over the globe.

Government organises All India Pension Adalat for pensioners’ welfare

Sep 18, 2018
The All India Pension Adalat is one of the largest exercises for pensioners’ welfare ever undertaken by the Government as part of good governance dedicated to central government pensioners. On the occasion, all the central government ministries would be conducting their respective pension adalats.

Supreme Court lifts ban on Saridon, 3 other FDCs

Sep 18, 2018
The Supreme Court of India has allowed the sale of popular painkiller Saridon and three other banned fixed-dose combinations (FDCs) in medical stores across the country. The Fixed Dose Combination drugs are two or more drugs combined in a fixed ratio into a single dosage form.

India’s first ‘smart fence’ pilot project inaugurated

Sep 17, 2018
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated the country's first ‘smart fence’ pilot project along the India-Pakistan International Border in Jammu and Kashmir. The smart fence pilot project is expected to be a massive boon for monitoring security situations in border areas.

Union Power Ministry launches Chiller Star Labelling Program to improve energy efficiency

Sep 17, 2018
Through the chiller star labelling Program, it is estimated that more than 500 million units of electricity would be saved in 2019 along with Green House Gases (GHG) reduction of 0.5 million-ton equivalent of CO2.

National AIDS Control Organisation releases HIV Estimations 2017 Report

Sep 17, 2018
The HIV Estimations 2017 report is 14th in the series of HIV Estimations launched earlier under the National AIDS Control Programme (NACP). The first round of HIV estimation was done in 1998, while the latest round was done in 2015.

Government to convert 1.5 lakh primary health centers into wellness centers

Sep 16, 2018
Union Health Minister JP Nadda has said that 1.5 lakh Primary Health Centres (PHCs) and sub-centres will be converted into wellness centers by 2022. The wellness centres will facilitate screening of every individual aged 30 or above for blood pressure, diabetes, tuberculosis, breast cancer and leprosy among others.

Supreme Court modifies its order on dowry harassment; scraps Family Welfare Committees

Sep 14, 2018
A three judges’ bench led by the Chief Justice Dipak Misra withdrew the earlier direction issued in Rajesh Sharma case which stated that complaints under Section 498A of the IPC should be scrutinised by Family Welfare Committees before any legal action by police.

Ministry of Steel presents secondary steel sector awards to 26 mini steel companies

Sep 13, 2018
In a first, the Ministry of Steel gave away secondary steel sector awards to 26 mini steel companies at a function in New Delhi. The awards have been instituted in order to encourage the secondary steel sector, as it plays a key role as a growth engine for the national economy.

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