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Efforts Made Towards The Redevelopment of Slums

India boasts of being one of the fastest developing nations in the world and very soon we are likely to be the fastest growing economies on earth. The path to development for any nation is paved with obstacles for the government as well as for its citizens. In any country with hardships, there is...
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Perks For Maids

Charity begins at home. A Mumbaikar has taken this proverb in its literal sense. An Andheri resident has provided his house help with various perks, including health insurance coverage for her and her child. “My maid is a hard working lady. She is the sole bread-winner in her family. She works to provide her child with...

Maternal Malnutrition Continues to Be A Challenging Factor

According to the Economic Survey for 2017-18 tabled in the Parliament last month, child and maternal malnutrition continues to be the most challenging risk factor for health loss in India.  The Survey noted however that there has been significant improvement in the health status of the individual as life expectancy at birth has increased...
Raddiconnect

Raddiconnect To Swachh Sustainable Solutions

“Raddiconnect. That’s what we are called”, said Rahul Nainani, the co-founder of Raddiconnect. “But the name does not justify our work considering what we have evolved our business into.” Raddiconnect with its parent brand Swachh Sustainable Solutions are in the waste management industry, providing decentralized and centralized, dry and wet waste solutions, to their customers. Nainani...

Detailed Attention To The Healthcare System

As part of the recent Budget, the Government announced two major initiatives in healthcare sector, as part of Ayushman Bharat programme. The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitely while presenting the General Budget 2018-19 in Parliament said that this was aimed at making path breaking interventions to address health holistically, in...
Mental Health Awareness

Sharmaji Ka Beta – Mental Health

Sharmaji ka beta is a sensitive guy. He is a good listener. Hence, lot of his friends and colleagues come to him to share their problems. In his family too, whenever anyone is in distress, they would approach Sharma knowing, he would not judge and help them out with logical solution. Sharma firmly believed,...

Use Of Sanitary Pads Sparse Despite Govt Schemes: Studies

Despite a slew of government schemes aimed to promote menstrual hygiene among women and adolescent girls, use of sanitary napkins is still sparse in large swathes of India, various studies show. The Menstrual Hygiene Scheme (MHS) to provide subsidized sanitary napkins was launched by the health ministry in 2011. It was aimed to reach 15...
No Smoking

Sharmaji Ka Beta – No Smoking

Sharmaji ka beta is dwelling upon different methods to quit smoking. He is trying to figure out ways which can bring self realization and determination to quit, among his smoker friends. Sharma started monitoring the government efforts regarding smoking. He wondered if the efforts were actually enough. Sharma realized, government has taken up the no smoking...

Honouring All The Graceful Survivors

In India, cancer has become one of the four leading causes of death. According to estimates from the Cancer Registry Program of ICMR, Delhi has the highest prevalence rate in India – there are currently 200,000 people in the capital with cancer with about 21,000 being added annually.  Of these, 10,000 die every year....
Quit Smoking

Sharmaji Ka Beta – Quit Smoking

Sharmaji ka beta had heard many reasons as to why people smoked or started smoking. He also came across a weird perception that people had about smokers. A colleague told him, smoking allowed him to have an easy break at work whenever he wanted. He said, if he would take a break and use...

Punjab FM urges industry to spend CSR funds on health, education

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal on Monday called upon industrial houses to spend on education, health and other sectors under their corporate social responsibility programs for uplifting the social and economic conditions of the people in the state. Badal made the appeal after inaugurating a new building at a government primary school here. The building has...

Include Lepers And Help Improve Their Lives

India has about 10 million leprosy affected people, who need daily care and support but do not receive them. Even the laws cannot help them in spite of them being good citizens of this country. There are about 7000 leprosy colonies in India where affected people have made their own settlements due to the social stigma around their disease. According...
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