HEALTH MINISTRY REVIEWS THE PREPAREDNESS ON WEST NILE FEVER

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2019-03-20 HEALTH MINISTRY REVIEWS THE PREPAREDNESS ON WEST NILE FEVER. Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Ministry of Health and Family Welfare Health Ministry reviews the preparedness on West Nile Fever. Posted On: 19 MAR 2019 6:34PM by PIB Delhi The Ministry of Health…

ON THE LEARNING CURVE: TRANSFORMING EDUCATION OUTCOMES IN INDIA

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-20 ON THE LEARNING CURVE: TRANSFORMING EDUCATION OUTCOMES IN INDIA Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Education and related issues Among the lakhs of employees on the payrolls of State governments in India, the education department, unarguably, has the largest share of employees. Besides frontline service providers (teachers), there are…

DISEMPOWERING GRAM SABHAS

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-20 DISEMPOWERING GRAM SABHAS Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Rights & Welfare of STs, SCs, and OBCs – Schemes & their Performance, Mechanisms, Laws Institutions and Bodies The FRA was enacted to recognise the pre-existing rights of forest-dwellers. Since 1980, through the Forest Conservation Act (FCA), the Ministry of…

INDIA REACHES OUT TO MOZAMBIQUE

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-20 INDIA REACHES OUT TO MOZAMBIQUE Relevant for: International Relations | Topic: India – Africa Helping hand:Navy officials unloading relief material from INS Sujata at Port Beira in Mozambique.Special Arrangement The Indian Navy had launched a Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief (HADR) operation in coordination with local officials to evacuate…

INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON DISASTER RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE TO BEGIN TOMORROW

Source : www.pib.nic.in Date : 2019-03-19 INTERNATIONAL WORKSHOP ON DISASTER RESILIENT INFRASTRUCTURE TO BEGIN TOMORROW Relevant for: Environment | Topic: Disaster and disaster management Ministry of Home Affairs International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure to begin tomorrow Posted On: 18 MAR 2019 10:51AM by PIB Delhi An International Workshop on Disaster Resilient Infrastructure (IWDRI) will…

INDIA ON THE BRINK OF A DRY EYE DISEASE EPIDEMIC, SAYS STUDY

Source : www.thehindu.com Date : 2019-03-19 INDIA ON THE BRINK OF A DRY EYE DISEASE EPIDEMIC, SAYS STUDY Relevant for: Developmental Issues | Topic: Health & Sanitation and related issues Early diagnosis and treatment is crucial. For the first time, a large-scale, hospital-based study in India involving over 14.5 lakh patients had found the incidence…