India’s growth to reach 6.3 per cent in 2016

The United Nations today said India will see a gradual growth acceleration with its GDP expected to reach 5.9 per cent this year and 6.3 per cent in 2016. According to the United Nations World Economic Situation and Prospects 2015 report, India’s economy expanded by an estimated 5.4 per cent in 2014, an improvement from … Read more

Women would be recognised for contribution in the field of Women’s Empowerment

The Women and Child Development Minister, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi has announced that similar to the Stree Shakti Puruskars that recognise the contribution of women in various fields at the national level, an award to recognise the contribution of women at the grassroots level towards women’s issues and empowerment, will be conferred to one woman … Read more

Free drug policy for National Health Mission

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, has asked for thorough streamlining of systems in the distribution of free generic drugs to government health institutions at all levels throughout the country. The Free Drug Programme’s formal launch would be preceded by working out all logistical details with respect to procurement and distribution … Read more

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