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Home Minister reassures more steps to boost medical tourism like triple entry in e-Medical Visa cases

127th Founder's Day Celebrations of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital

Its music to ears of stakeholders in Medical Tourism and reassuring to people looking at medical value travel to India, as Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh  said the Government is promoting the emergence of India as a medical destination to the world. Addressing the 127th Founder’s Day Celebrations of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital on 13 April 2018, the Minister highlighted that Union ...

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Global 2018 Partners’ Forum to galvanise global action for women children and adolescent health in New Delhi from 12-13 December 2018

A delegation of Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (PMNCH) including the Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, J.P. Nadda calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and present the logo for the 2018 Partners’ Forum, in New Delhi on April 11, 2018.

“Convergence between Ministries, States and stakeholders is critical to achievements of shared goals for health of women, children and adolescents.”  This was stated by J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare at the curtain raiser event for the 2018 Partners’ Forum, a global event which will provide a unique platform for learning and exchange between countries on ...

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PM reviews preparations for launch of Ayushman Bharat

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi reviewing the progress of preparations towards the launch of “Ayushman Bharat” - the National Health Protection Scheme announced in the recent Union Budget, in New Delhi on March 05, 2018.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Ayushman Bharat – the National Health Protection Scheme stands in league of big reforms including the likes of demonetisation and GST, in line with the vision of a New India. One month after the announcement in the Union Budget 2018-19 was presented Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 6 March 2018 reviewed the progress of preparations towards the launch ...

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Ayurveda and Yoga can counter NCDs effectively: Naik

The Minister of State for AYUSH (Independent Charge), Shripad Yesso Naik addressing at the inauguration of the Pre- NCD Congress Workshop, at Chandigarh on November 03, 2017.

The Indian traditional medicine system and Yoga can play a prominent role in checking Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs). This was stated by Shripad Naik, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH at the pre-event workshop of the first World Non Communicable Diseases Congress 2017 in Chandigarh today. The Minister said the Government has already started an All India Institute of Ayurveda ...

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India top improver, rises to top 100 in World Bank’s doing Business Report, 2018

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley addressing a press conference on India'’s ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report 2018, in New Delhi on October 31, 2017.The Secretary, DIPP, Ramesh Abhishek, the Principal Director General, Press Information Bureau,  A.P. Frank Noronha and other dignitaries are also seen.

India has leapt 30 ranks over its rank of 130 in the Doing Business Report 2017, according to the the World Bank, released the Doing Business (DB) Report, 2018 on 31 st 2017. In an communique, the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) announced that India ranks 100 among 190 countries assessed by the Doing Business Team. This edition of the ...

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Government fixes ceiling prices of Knee Implants; People of India to save Rs.1500 crore p.a.

Ananth Kumar announcing the decision of Modi Sarkar to put a price cap on implants used in Knee Surgeries after it had capped the cost of stents earlier to ensure affordable healthcare for all

“Walking the talk of Prime Minister, Narendra Modi’s speech on Independence Day 2017, the Government has fixed the ceiling prices of orthopaedic implants used in knee surgeries from today”, informed Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananthkumar, while addressing the media here in New Delhi on 16 August 2017. Based on the numbers of about 1 to ...

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Medical Value Travel segment in India to scale past $10 billion by 2020

India can very well emerge as the medical service provider to the world

  The medical value travel (MVT) industry has emerged as one of the fastest growing segments of Indian tourism industry. According to a FICCI-IMS report, more than 500,000 foreign patients seek treatment in India each year, making it a key medical tourism destination in Asia. However, coordinated efforts are required by key stakeholders to turn India into “The Healthcare Service ...

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India’s flag carrier-Air India finally up for disinvestment

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi arrives Delhi after successful visit to Portugal, USA and Netherlands, in New Delhi on June 28, 2017. The same day has come the historic in-principle approval to disinvestment in Air India.

In a far reaching pro-reform measure the Modi Government has finally taken a leap ahead in its pro-reforms initiative and put forth India’s flag carrier-Air India and five of its subsidiaries finally up for disinvestment. “The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has given its approval to fourth tranche recommendations of NITI Aayog on ...

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India eye one million cruise arrivals at its five ports; exempts biometric till 2020

Recently- River cruise on Ganga appeared on Conde Nast Traveller’s six must do cruise experiences

Cruise Tourism is one of the fastest growing components of the leisure industry worldwide and can be a major growth driver for the Indian economy by generating huge employment opportunities believes The Minister of Shipping and  Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. Speaking at at the National Workshop on Action Plan for Development of Cruise Tourism in India, in New Delhi ...

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Delhi-NCR to get its second International Airport @ Jewar in Greater Noida 

The Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju Pusapati announcing the second International Airport in NCR at Jewar, U.P., in New Delhi on June 24, 2017. The Minister of State for Civil Aviation, Jayant Sinha and the Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, R.N. Choubey are also seen.

The Government of India has granted in-principle approval for a greenfield airport at Jewar in Greater Noida in view of the rapidly growing flying requirements of the NCR region. “Air traffic in the NCR region is growing very fast. From the current level of 62 million passengers per annum, it is expected to reach upto 91 MPPA by 2020 and ...

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India Tourism to rev up overseas offices; presence in conventional and new markets

Glimpse of Award winning India Tourism pavilion at ITB Berlin 2016

Fourteen overseas offices of India tourism had often been a subject of debate. More often than not these overseas offices are debated for all odd reason ranging from inability of India Tourism to appoint experienced officers to head them to opaque nature of conduct of the said offices that otherwise are to promote India overseas in strategic markets and assist ...

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India targets to earmark upto 2.5% GDP to provide affordable and quality healthcare to people

Narendra Modi addressing the audience of doctors and students of Tata Memorial Centre, via video conferencing, after releasing the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, in New Delhi on May 25, 2017.

Releasing the Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre, at his residence in New Delhi Prime Minister Narendra Modi hailed invaluable contribution of Tata family towards humanitarian services and social responsibilities, particularly in the field of cancer cure, care and research. Addressing the audience of doctors and students of Tata Memorial Centre via video conferencing,  Modi said, “इस किताब ...

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