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Alternate infrastructure: key to reducing carbon foot prints

Oct 21, 2016 12:43 PM According to Ashok Khosla of Development Alternatives the model of development post-1990s economic liberalisation, is leading to vast environmental degradation.

Scaling up mental health services; Making it happen through mann-kaksh

Oct 20, 2016 10:22 AM Mental health of a population is very closely linked with the overall development of the society, writes Rahul Shidhaye.

BRICS countries need an economy of entrepreneurs!

Oct 18, 2016 07:35 AM E-market platforms in all the BRICS countries could enable MSMEs to access local and global clientele, writes Mazher Hussain.

Newlyweds host blood stem cell recruitment drive

Sep 19, 2016 07:10 AM Contrary to the pomp and show, a newly-wed couple celebrated their wedding by supporting a humanitarian cause.

Statement on SC verdict for closure of sterilization camps in India

Sep 17, 2016 12:15 PM This judgement has the potential to shape India’s family planning program into a programme of national significance, writes Poonam Muttreja, Executive Director, The Population Foundation of India.

Kalki, an Indian Transgender artist seeks crowdfunding for a cause

Sep 03, 2016 12:53 PM Kalki primarily aims at representing different perspectives as well as the discrimination faced by the transgender community in society.

Armed with a brush, a dalit fights paralysis with miniature art

Jul 27, 2016 01:25 PM A dalit man from southern Rajasthan got a new lease of life both economic and social after a fatal accident left him crippled for life.

Do our health systems promote gender equality?

Jul 27, 2016 08:25 AM Gender gaps still plague all the efforts put into strengthening health systems, write Madhu Deshmukh and Ravi Verma.

Virtual Classrooms supplement nursing education in Bihar

Jul 18, 2016 12:34 PM Bihar is a pioneer in using Virtual Classrooms for strengthening nursing institutions in the state.

Panchayat manages its own safe water supply in fluoride affected village in Bihar

Jul 12, 2016 07:00 AM Khaira villagers support PHED to set up two mini water supply plants and a Water Vending Machine (also called as water ATM) to avoid consumption of fluoride contaminated groundwater.

HRIS streamlines staff management across health facilities in Bihar

Jul 04, 2016 11:05 AM The Human Resource Information System (HRIS) helps in rationalising health staff deployment and cope with the challenges of a large population, tiered government health facilities and budgetary constraints in the state.

Public Private Partnership in Bihar provides high quality health services at low cost

Jun 17, 2016 07:45 AM State-of-the-art dialysis centres showcase how partnerships between the Government and the private sector can be an alternative model for affordable and efficient health care.

Making villages open defecation free in Bihar: A matter of effort and will

Jun 13, 2016 01:25 PM Even for a small village like Rampur in Bihar, which houses about 35 families, it takes multi-pronged efforts to achieve ODF status.

Special Cells for Women bring relief to victims of gender-based violence in Patna

Jun 13, 2016 10:13 AM Working alongside the police, Special Cells for Women inside police stations offer support to a large number of women harassed by violent husbands or other family members

Social audits help improve Anganwadi services in Bihar's villages

Jun 10, 2016 09:35 AM Communities take on an active role to scrutinise records and give feedback on the government run Anganwadi Centres that provide health services to women and children.

Empowering women spurs change at the grassroots in rural Bihar

Jun 10, 2016 09:14 AM Gram Varta or Village Dialogue spreads awareness among women on health, nutrition, water, sanitation and hygiene.

In Bihar, Skills Labs help nurses and doctors learn and serve better

Jun 09, 2016 08:50 AM Two Skills Labs in Bhagalpur and Muzaffarpur districts of Bihar conduct RMNCH+A prescribed six-day training programmes for improving the skills of nurses and doctors in maternal and child health

Communities find knowledge through community radio

Jun 09, 2016 08:00 AM The radio station at KVK Barh has generated considerable awareness among people on issues like seasonal diseases, safe childbirth and the importance of using toilets.

Rogi Kalyan Samitis help Bihar health care facilities become patient friendly

Jun 08, 2016 10:25 AM Set up to ensure patient welfare, Rogi Kalyan Samitis are responsible for proper functioning and management of government health care facilities in Bihar.

Skill development in the Fisheries Sector: A critical need!

Apr 29, 2016 10:26 AM With a coastline of 7,517 km, fishing is a major industry in India, employing over 14 million people.

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