Category Archives: Welfare Programme

Visakhapatnam Declaration

Four-day World Congress on Disaster Management concluded on Sunday with the unanimous adoption of ‘Visakhapatnam Declaration’ calling for a comprehensive action plan for a disaster-resilient society

Antibiotic resistance

Antibiotic resistance simply put is when infection-causing bacteria is not killed by an antibiotic that was effective earlier, the bacteria continue to thrive. Treatment options shrink further when multiple antibiotics […]

Welfare of acid attack victims

The Karnataka state has seen 144 acid attack victims since 2003-04. A large number have lost (some partially) their sight and are badly scarred. A majority of the victims are […]

Measures taken by the govt on road safety

Global Conference on Traffic Safety Global Conference on Traffic Safety was recently held in Brazil where the government’s commitment for road safety was highlighted as follows  

Centre notifies the mid-day meals rules

The Centre has notified the mid-day meals rules. The rules were notified by the union human resource development ministry in accordance with the provisions of the National Food Security Act […]

Mid-Day Meal Rules, 2015

  The Central Government notified ‘Mid Day Meal Rules, 2015’ on September 30th, 2015. The National Food Security Act, 2013 (NFSA, 2013) contains provisions related to welfare schemes including Mid […]