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Congress opens door for all 26.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Suspended, sacked workers would get reentry in the party. Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Congress would give reentry to its suspended or sacked workers. Party workers and functionaries who have been suspended or sacked due to various reasons would have to submit a written application to entry co-ordination committee for getting reentry in Congress. Those workers and functionaries can also apply who had been expelled from the party for six years. This decision was taken at a meeting held at State Congress Headquarters under the chairmanship of coordination committee convener Indrajit Kumar Patel. Meanwhile, with Kamal Nath at the helm of affairs in the state the party workers are enthused and hope the party can perform well in the year-end elections as it has won few recent by-polls. Party cadres believe the Congress can come back to power because the people of the state desperately want a change. Whether it is on social indices like IMR, MMR, malnutrition and education, or crimes against women, Dalits ...
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State Economy 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
According to the Annual Economic Survey of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2018-19 per capita income rose Rs.90,998 as compared to Rs.82,941 in 2017-18. Despite an increase of 9.71 per cent it remained much behind the All India average of Rs.1,26 lakh. In many fields the Madhya Pradesh is behind the other states. The national average of people living below the poverty line is 21.92 per cent but in Madhya Pradesh it is at high rate at 31.62 per cent. The infant death rate in the state is 47 per thousand which highest of India. The national average is 33 per thousand. The death of women at delivery in the state is 173 per lakh while the national average 130 death. The 52.4 per cent women in the state are suffering from anemia. In agriculture the state received National Krishi Karman Award for many years in continuation. The food production increased by four per cent. The state is having almost all the crops as bumper crops. But the wages of agricultural labourers are lowest in India at 210 rupees. The state ...
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Nutrition Challenges 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The programme of nutrition is aimed at the fighting and eradicating the biggest health problem of the country. It is a outcome of the poverty in the poorer sections of the society mostly living in the slums. But another biggest challenge in the programme is massive corruption in it. The mid-day meal programme the school is also part of the programme. But the tragedy is that like P.D.S public distribution system, it is seeped in corruption. The P.D.S grains are mixed with dirt and also sold out in market. So is the case of nutrition programme, here also nutrition food items are sold in market. In Madhya Pradesh the distribution contractors sold the nutritious food items of crores of rupees in Mumbai. The Women and Child Welfare Ministry is carrying out the programme. The malnutrition will persist because the nutrition food items are not reaching at proper persons. The needy persons are deprived of it by the corrupt persons. In mid-day meal programme the common complicit is that rations do not the reach ...
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Health Checkup of Girls 25.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh Governor Mrs. Anandiben Patel has drawn the attention of the Government and society towards the health problem of the girls. Addressing the students and staff of Bhopal MLB Girls College, she said that apart from ensuring quality education on every college, yearly health checkup of girls should be conducted, particularly a blood test to check haemoglobin count so that they may be protected from malnutrition. Our meals should include all kinds of nutrient, lack of proper food intake can lead to several diseases. Haemoglobin is common but very serious diseases causing so many other ailment infections in general health conditions. It is assessed that most of the women suffer from blood shortage in the body, leading to general weakness and prone to many diseases and infections due to lack of immunity against the diseases. The Governor has said that women are coming forwards on all walk of life with efficiency, courage and abilities. They must be in good health. Their number is ...
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People sensitised on importance of safe and healthy food habits 25.1.2020 The Assam Tribune
People sensitised on importance of safe and healthy food habits
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Modi must worry about India's malnutrition crisis 24.1.2020 Rediff: Business
'With the largest number of malnourished people on the planet, India is poised to be a nation that significantly under-performs as an economy.'
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Self-help groups in rural Odisha are helping women avoid malnutrition and unwanted pregnancies 15.1.2020 Scroll.in
The activities are conducted under the Swabhimaan programme, part of the Odisha Livelihoods Mission.
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Infant deaths in Kota were not sudden. JK Lon Hospital has always been understaffed and ill-equipped 14.1.2020 Scroll.in
The average occupancy of the hospital is 220%, meaning that at least two patients share each bed.
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"Poverty and income inequality up in 25 states and UTs": NITI Aayog 14.1.2020 Manipur: E-Pao
"Poverty and income inequality up in 25 states and UTs": NITI Aayog
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State Economy 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
According to the Annual Economic Survey of Madhya Pradesh for the year 2018-19 per capita income rose Rs.90,998 as compared to Rs.82,941 in 2017-18. Despite an increase of 9.71 per cent it remained much behind the All India average of Rs.1,26 lakh. In many fields the Madhya Pradesh is behind the other states. The national average of people living below the poverty line is 21.92 per cent but in Madhya Pradesh it is at high rate at 31.62 per cent. The infant death rate in the state is 47 per thousand which highest of India. The national average is 33 per thousand. The death of women at delivery in the state is 173 per lakh while the national average 130 death. The 52.4 per cent women in the state are suffering from anemia. In agriculture the state received National Krishi Karman Award for many years in continuation. The food production increased by four per cent. The state is having almost all the crops as bumper crops. But the wages of agricultural labourers are lowest in India at 210 rupees. The state ...
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Global hunger continues to rise, new UN report 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Rome, New evidence continues to signal that the number of hungry people in the world is growing, reaching 821 million in 2017 or one in every nine people, according to The State of Food Security and Nutrition in the World 2018 report said on Wednesday. Limited progress is also being made in addressing the multiple forms of malnutrition, ranging from child stunting to adult obesity, putting the health of hundreds of millions of people at risk. Hunger has been on the rise over the past three years, returning to levels from a decade ago. This reversal in progress sends a clear warning that more must be done and urgently if the Sustainable Development Goal of Zero Hunger is to be achieved by 2030. The situation is worsening in South America and most regions of Africa, while the decreasing trend in undernourishment that characterized Asia seems to be slowing down significantly. The annual UN report found that climate variability affecting rainfall patterns and agricultural seasons, and climate extremes ...
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PM hails Asha workers'efforts to improve delivery of health & nutrition services, announces doubling incentives 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Appreciating efforts of Asha and Anganwadi workers to work together to improve the delivery of health and nutrition services and achieve the goal of reduction of malnutrition in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said if the children of the country are weak then its growth would also slow down. Interacting with the team of three As- the ASHA worker, Anganwadi worker and ANM (Auxiliary Nurse Midwife) from across the country through video conferencing, Mr Modi also announced the doubling of routine incentives given by the Union Government to ASHA workers. In addition, all ASHA workers and their helpers would be provided free insurance cover under Pradhan Mantri Jeevan Jyoti Bima Yojana and Prime Minister Suraksha Bima Yojana. The Prime Minister also announced significant increase in the honorarium given to Anganwadi workers. Those receiving Rs. 3000 so far, would now receive Rs 4,500. Similarly those receiving Rs 2,200, would now get Rs 3,500. The honorarium for Anganwadi ...
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Congress opens door for all 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
Suspended, sacked workers would get reentry in the party. Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal, Congress would give reentry to its suspended or sacked workers. Party workers and functionaries who have been suspended or sacked due to various reasons would have to submit a written application to entry co-ordination committee for getting reentry in Congress. Those workers and functionaries can also apply who had been expelled from the party for six years. This decision was taken at a meeting held at State Congress Headquarters under the chairmanship of coordination committee convener Indrajit Kumar Patel. Meanwhile, with Kamal Nath at the helm of affairs in the state the party workers are enthused and hope the party can perform well in the year-end elections as it has won few recent by-polls. Party cadres believe the Congress can come back to power because the people of the state desperately want a change. Whether it is on social indices like IMR, MMR, malnutrition and education, or crimes against women, Dalits ...
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Nutrition Challenges 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The programme of nutrition is aimed at the fighting and eradicating the biggest health problem of the country. It is a outcome of the poverty in the poorer sections of the society mostly living in the slums. But another biggest challenge in the programme is massive corruption in it. The mid-day meal programme the school is also part of the programme. But the tragedy is that like P.D.S public distribution system, it is seeped in corruption. The P.D.S grains are mixed with dirt and also sold out in market. So is the case of nutrition programme, here also nutrition food items are sold in market. In Madhya Pradesh the distribution contractors sold the nutritious food items of crores of rupees in Mumbai. The Women and Child Welfare Ministry is carrying out the programme. The malnutrition will persist because the nutrition food items are not reaching at proper persons. The needy persons are deprived of it by the corrupt persons. In mid-day meal programme the common complicit is that rations do not the reach ...
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Health Checkup of Girls 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
The Madhya Pradesh Governor Mrs. Anandiben Patel has drawn the attention of the Government and society towards the health problem of the girls. Addressing the students and staff of Bhopal MLB Girls College, she said that apart from ensuring quality education on every college, yearly health checkup of girls should be conducted, particularly a blood test to check haemoglobin count so that they may be protected from malnutrition. Our meals should include all kinds of nutrient, lack of proper food intake can lead to several diseases. Haemoglobin is common but very serious diseases causing so many other ailment infections in general health conditions. It is assessed that most of the women suffer from blood shortage in the body, leading to general weakness and prone to many diseases and infections due to lack of immunity against the diseases. The Governor has said that women are coming forwards on all walk of life with efficiency, courage and abilities. They must be in good health. Their number is ...
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Syria: Life 'living nightmare' for children in East Ghouta 11.1.2020 Central Chronicle
United Nations, Following reports that dozens of children have been killed in violence this week alone in Syria, a senior United Nations official has stressed the need for unconditional evacuations of sick and wounded children from East Ghouta and other sieged areas. “The violence shows no sign of abating,” said UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) Executive Director Henrietta H Fore in a statement on Friday. “For children who remain trapped under siege and under wanton, heavy violence across Syria, life is a living nightmare. They are struggling just to stay alive.” Violence is intensifying in several parts of Syria, and in East Ghouta alone, hundreds of children are in urgent need of medical evacuation, she said, noting that four years of siege have crumbled health and other basic services and over the past few months, malnutrition has increased five-fold. “Children, wherever they are in Syria, must have access to healthcare. The evacuation of sick and wounded children from besieged areas should be a given, ...
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Death of over 100 infants in Kota hospital points to a pan-Indian problem 10.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
To tackle this, we need to dissect socio-economic problems such as malnutrition, sanitation and immunisation.
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India Superpower 2020: Tracing the brief history of a spectacularly incorrect prediction 2.1.2020 Scroll.in - News that matters
Meanwhile, the other countries of South Asia have quietly moved past India, offering better living standards to their people than their giant neighbour.
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Bangladesh Closes Breast Milk Bank After Protests 30.12.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A Bangladesh hospital has suspended plans to give donated breast milk to babies after a backlash by Muslim clerics who said the scheme violated Islamic law.
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Unethical medical practices a huge concern: Chennai nutritionist Divya Satyaraj 28.12.2019 Citizen Matters, Chennai
Divya Satyaraj speaks to Citizen Matters on her work on health and nutrition among children, adolescents and pregnant women and the overall reforms needed in healthcare.
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