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

India strengthening the tertiary care cancer facilities

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved the scheme for strengthening the tertiary care cancer facilities under the National Program for Prevention and Control of Cancer, Diabetes, CVDs and Stroke (NPCDCS) at total cost of Rs.4,697 crore with Central Government and State share of Rs. 3,535 crore and Rs. 1,162 crore respectively. Cancer … Read more

HUDCO to Provide Long Term Soft Loans of Rs. 3000 Crore For Construction of Houses in Uttarakhand

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (M/o HUPA) will help in planning, designing and reconstruction of devastated houses in Uttarakhand by deputing a Technical Team drawn from Housing & Urban Development Corporation Ltd. (HUDCO), Building Material and Technology Promotion Council (BMTPC), Hindustan Prefab Limited (HPL). This was stated by Dr. Girija Vyas, Minister … Read more

BCCL Contributes Rs 20 Crore to Uttarakhand CM’S Relief Fund

Bharat Coking Coal Limited (BCCL) ( BCCL ), a government undertaking under the Ministry of Coal has contribution of Rs.20 Crore to “Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, Uttarakhand” for the relief, recovery and rehabilitation of the people affected from recent calamity in Uttarakhand . Shri T K Lahiry, CMD, BCCL and Shri S. Narsing Rao, Chairman, … Read more

EPFO Employees Contribute Rs. One Crore to Uttrakhand Calamity

Union Labour & Employment Minister Shri Sis Ram Ola today flagged off the material, collected by the employees and officers of the Employees Provident Fund Organisation. The seven trucks loaded with relief materials flagged off on the occasion carrying rice, atta, pulses, refined oil, sugar, potatoes, clothes, shoes and other materials to provide relief to … Read more

Moily invites proposal from Uttarakhand C M for innovation of flood effected monuments

The Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas Dr. M. Veerappa Moily has written to the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand to inviting suitable proposals regarding restoration/restructuring of the monuments affected in the recent floods in the State. He added that further necessary action in the matter would be taken thereafter. In a letter sent yesterday, the … Read more

Airports Authority of India Adopts Villages in Uttarakhand

Airports Authority of India (AAI), as a part of its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) commitment, has decided to undertake rehabilitation of communities in couple of villages which are worst affected by the massive floods in Uttarakhand. AAI recognised that after the ongoing rescue operations, a similar challenge would be there towards rebuilding and rehabilitation of … Read more

BRO’S Road Rehabilitation Programme in Uttarakhand and HP is in full Swing

A massive road rehabilitation programmetaken up by the BRO in flood affected areas of Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh has gained further momentum.BRO has pressed in to service more than 95 excavators and Bull dozers and many more are on the way. About 4000 BRO personnel and laborers are working day and night.Shri K KRazdan Chief … Read more

Kedarnath, Uttarakhand – 2013 flash floods

The Kedarnath valley, along with and other parts of the state of Uttarakhand, was hit with unprecedented flash floods on 16 and 17June 2013 almost after 80 years. The temple itself suffered some damage but was still standing. However a portion of the temple complex was washed away, and the Kedarnath town was nearly destroyed … Read more

AYUSH would grow in a big way in 2013 – 2014

The 12th Five Year Plan seeks to expand the reach of healthcare and work towards long term objective of establishing a system of Universal Health Coverage in the country. During the 12th Plan period, AYUSH system would be increasingly main-streamed using their areas of strengths in preventive and promotive healthcare, diseases and health conditions relating … Read more

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