Step up campaign for organ donation: Vice President @29th Conference of Indian Society of Organ Transplantation

29th Conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation Society

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu called for stepping up the campaign for organ donation in a big way to meet the huge demand due to rising number of end organ failures of kidney, liver, heart, lung and pancreas. Addressing the 29th annual conference of the Indian Society of Organ Transplantation in Hyderabad on 5th October 2018, Naidu pointed out ...

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The Ashok wins National Tourism Award for providing best facilities for differently- abled Guest”

National Tourism Award for for The Ashok under Best Hotel Based Meeting Venue being conferred on Ravneet Kaur, CMD, ITDC and Piyush Tiwari, Director (Commercial & Marketing), ITDC on 27 September 2018. The Ashok also won National Tourism award under the category “Hotel providing best facilities for differently abled guests”

The Ashok, New Delhi, a flagship property of India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC), a PSU under administrative control of Ministry of Tourism was conferred two National Tourism Awards for the year 2016-17 in a function held on eve of World Tourism Day 2018 i.e. 27 September 2018  at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The Ashok, city’s foremost Luxurious Heritage property won ...

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New India’s biggest health welfare scheme – Ayushman Bharat unveiled by PM Modi @Ranchi, Jharkahnd

Narendra Modi in Ranchi, Jharkahnd on September 23, 2018

India took a giant leap towards providing accessible and affordable healthcare to the common man with the launch of Ayushman Bharat – Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 23rd September, 2018 at Ranchi, Jharkhand. Under the vision of Ayushman Bharat, Pradhan Mantri Jan Aarogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY) shall be implemented so that each and every vulnerable ...

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Health Ministry partners with Dell and Tata Trusts for nationwide IT based healthcare program on NCD’s

MoHFW MoU exchange ceremony with the Tata Trusts and Dell

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, on 20 September 2018  exchanged the MoUs with the Tata Trusts and Dell to provide a technological platform fornationwide prevention, control, screening and management program of Non Communicable Diseases (NCDs). Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfarepresided over the ceremony and also released the user manual for NCD application under Comprehensive Primary ...

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Swachchta hi Sewa: New Health Ministry initiative with private hospitals


Encouraged by the achievements of Kayakalp Scheme, National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) has decided to consider assessment of healthcare facilities in the private sector on the lines of parameters of Kayakalp Scheme. This is also an initiative as part of the Swachchta hi Sewa cleanliness and sanitation campaign being undertaken across various parts of the country. ...

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No place for complacency as India revs up its fight to mark ‘End of AIDS’ by 2030

World AIDS Day 2017

The National AIDS Control Organisation (NACO) released the report HIV Estimations 2017 at a function, on 15 September 2018. The HIV Estimations 2017 is the 14th round in the series of HIV Estimations under National AIDS Control Programme (NACP). NACO undertakes HIV estimations biennially in collaboration with the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) – National Institute of Medical Statistics ...

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‘Increased use of tobacco is one of the main causes for increase of cancer in India’

Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has expressed concern over the increasing cancer cases in the county and called for establishing more affordable cancer treatment centres to provide preventive, curative and palliative care programmes. He was interacting with the Scientists, Staff & Faculty members of Bhabha Atomic Research Centre & Homi Bhabha Cancer Hospital & Research Centre in Vishakhapattanam, ...

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CSIR’s new patented Clot buster, PEGylated Streptokinase set to revolutionise the treatment of Strokes

CSIR-IMTECH and Epygen Biotech Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai

A new Clot buster, PEGylated Streptokinase – a Novel Biological Entity developed by Dr. Girish Sahni, DG, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR and his team of inventors at CSIR-Institute of Microbial Technology (CSIR-IMTECH), Chandigarh is all set to revolutionise the treatment of ischemic strokes. Ischemic stroke is a condition caused by a dysfunction in the supply of blood to the brain ...

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WCD enlightens UN Experts on prevention, protection and rehabilitation aspects of India’s Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018

International Women’s Day at Rashtrapati Bhavan

UN human rights experts had recently aired a few doubts on the  Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018  passed in the Lok Sabha last week. According to the latest updates,  the UN human rights experts have expressed arguments over the measures contained in the Trafficking of persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 2018 stating that it is ...

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Under Accessible India Campaign (AIC)- DEPwD to audit accessibility features in 70 Railway Stations to help make Indian Railways universally accessible

Indian Railways - DEPwD- MSJ&E

Accessible India Campaign (AIC) under the aegis of Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD) Ministry of SJ&E is a flagship campaign launched on 3rdDecember 2015 by the Prime Minister, with the vision to create a barrier-free environment for the ease of Persons with Disabilities (PwDs). Implementation of the Campaign was based on making three essential aspects of daily living ...

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India’s first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children launched on eve of World Day against Trafficking in Persons

Ministry of Women and Child Development

Its will now be easy to help children in need as India’s first 24-hour, free, emergency phone service for children launched on eve of World Day against Trafficking in Persons. In fact, The Ministry of Women and Child Development has launched a contest, Childline1098, inviting people to share images of the Childline 1098 logo that they spot at unique locations and send it ...

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Process for Beneficiary Identification and Issuance of e-card under PMRSSM to begin; Use of Aadhaar in Ayushman Bharat – Desirable and not “Must”

Ayushman Bharat benefits and Aadhar

PMRSSM is to target about 10.74 crore poor, deprived rural families and identified occupational category of urban workers’ families as per the latest Socio-Economic Caste Census (SECC) data, both rural and urban. While Process for Beneficiary Identification and Issuance of e-card under PMRSSM is all set to begin, some newspapers have reported recently that the use of Aadhaar Card will be a “must” to ...

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