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The government had worked on healthcare projects for mental wellbeing of the citizens, along with Indian Council of Medical Research and the World Health Organisation in 2016. Many of these might come to fruition before the end of this year. 25 projects, by researchers from across the country, on suicide prevention, alcohol abuse, depression...
Samhita Social Ventures and Villgro with support from GIZ (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit) have launched Incubator Marketplace, an online portal, which will help companies and incubators identify and connect with each other.
The central government released India’s third wildlife action plan, to chalk out India’s strategy for wildlife conservation in the next fifteen years. The first wildlife action plan was unveiled in 1983 and the second in 2002.
Dr. Subhadra Anand, CEO, Save The Children India, talks about the challenges faced in the education sector and in the provision of quality education to all children. She emphasised the importance of collaboration with other organisations with the same vision. "Without working with other organisations, it is impossible to increase your reach and impact",...
NFHS-4 states that throughout the country, children within the age of 12-23 months have been fully immunised for BCG, measles and 3 doses of polio each. There was an increase in the coverage of vaccines for DPT by 18%, from the last health survey.
According to the Indian Council of Medical Research, India is likely to have more than 17.3 lakh new cases of cancer and over 8.8 lakh deaths due to the disease by 2020.
India also is gearing up to electrify all its vehicles by the year 2030, to reduce its carbon emissions. Auto giants of India like Ashok Leyland, Hyundai, Tesla and engine maker Cummins are planning ahead to make the most out of this task.