Population of India will cross population of China by 2028

As per World Population Prospects – The 2012 Revision, the population of India will cross the population of China by 2028. The projected population for India in 2028 will be 1.454 billion, while that of China will be 1.452 billion. The projection of population of India by the year 2060 is not available. The Government … Read more

Bi-Cycle Expedition Delhi to Mount Abu

On Monday, 17 Feb 14, Air Marshal Sukhchain Singh VSM, Senior Maintenance Staff Officer, HQ Maintenance Command flagged off a cycle expedition by 27 Equipment Depot (ED), Air Force. Led by Sqn Ldr RRK Sinha, the Cycle Expedition Team comprised of 10 young & enthusiastic Air warriors who would pedal all the way from New … Read more

Indian Polio Virus has been completely stamped-out from the country

The President of India Shri Pranab Mukherjee today presided over the function of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to celebrate ‘India’s Victory Over Polio’, here today. The function was graced by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh, the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, the Chairperson, National Advisory … Read more

Income inequality rising in countries like India – IMF

The net worth of India’s billionaire community has soared 12-fold in 15 years – enough to eliminate absolute poverty twice over in the country, where income inequality is also on the rise, according to the IMF. Seven out of ten people in the world today live in countries where inequality has increased over the past … Read more

Women in rural India – RGGVY empowered the rural women

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Vidyutikaran Yojana(RGGVY) has made a significant difference to the lives of women in rural India. Various evaluation studies of RGGVY commissioned by Rural Electrification Corporation reveal that the programme has empowered the rural women. 75% of women surveyed in Rajasthan stated that they are able to work in the fields after electricity … Read more

Rs 3 lakh crore in 12th Plan for health sector

The appreciable developments in the healthcare sector are attributable to the strengthening of the health infrastructure in the country, and a focused approach by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The Government has increased budget outlay by 335% to Rs 3 lakh crore in 12th Plan for healthcare to achieve universal and inclusive healthcare … Read more

Mother and Child Tracking Facilitation Centre

Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad inaugurated the Mother and Child Tracking Facilitation Center at the National Institute of Health and Family Welfare, here today. Speaking at the occasion Sh Azad said that Mother and Child Tracking System (MCTS) initiative was launched under National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) in December 2009. … Read more

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