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  • NCDC, Indian Potash Limited jointly contribute 11 crore towards PM CARES Fund to tackle the Covid-19 threat

    On the appeal of the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) and Indian Potash Limited have jointly contributed a sum of 11 crore towards the PM CARES Fund  to tackle the Covid-19 threat. NCDC Managing Director Sundeep Kumar Nayak presented the cheque of the amount to Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar […]

    Centre asks States, UTs to strictly implement lockdown measures amidst Coronavirus outbreak

    Centre has asked States and Union Territories to strictlyimplement lockdown measures in the letter and spirit. In a letter to StateChief Secretaries and UT administrators, Home Secretary Ajay Bhalla said, ithas been noticed that some States and UTs are allowing exceptions beyond whathas been permitted under the lockdown. He said, this amounts to violation ofthe […]

    Dr Harsh Vardhan reviews action, preparedness on Novel Coronavirus with Indian Medical Association

    Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan today reviewed the action taken and preparedness on Novel Coronavirus with Indian Medical Association at a high level meeting through video conferencing in New Delhi. During the meeting, he reviewed the preparedness and concerns of medical staff across the country related to COVID-19. They were informed about the current […]

    PM Modi discusses domestic, international aspects of COVID-19 pandemic with Kuwaiti counterpart

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Kuwait counterpart Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah today discussed the domestic and international aspects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The two leaders agreed that their officials will be in regular contact to exchange information and explore avenues of cooperation and mutual support during the health crisis. Prime Minister Modi, who […]

    Railways to modify 20,000 coaches to prepare over 3 lakh isolation beds

    Briefing media in New Delhi, Joint Secretary in Health and Family Welfare, Lav Agarwal said Railway is preparing more than three lakh isolation beds for which work has been started to modify 20 thousand coaches. He said, five thousand coaches are being modified which will provide 80 thousand isolation beds. Mr. Aggarwal said, government is regulating […]

    No shortage of medicines to combat COVID-19 outbreak: Chemical & Fertilizers Ministry

    Government today said that there is no shortage of medicines in the country to combat COVID-19 outbreak. Chemical and Fertilizers Ministry said, the Department of Pharmaceuticals is continuously monitoring the production of medicines since the outbreak of Coronavirus in China. It said, all efforts are made to ensure production of drugs and medical devices during […]

    Over 21,000 relief camps set up in various States and UTs to feed migrants, poor

    Joint Secretary in the Home Ministry Punya Salila Shrivastav said, over 21 thousand relief camps set up in various States and Union Territories. The camps will provide shelter to over 6 lakh people during the lockdown in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak. Briefing media in New Delhi yesterday, she said, facilities have been set up […]

    ICAR asks famers, workers to follow precautions and safety measures to prevent spread of COVID-19

    In the wake of COVID-19 spread, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, ICAR has asked famers and workers to follow precautions and safety measures to prevent the spread of disease. ICAR has issued advisory for farmers during harvesting and threshing of Rabi crops. Agriculture Ministry asked workers to follow safety measures and social distancing at each […]

    NPPA revises ceiling price of 883 scheduled formulations

    National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority, NPPA has revised the ceiling price of 883 scheduled formulations. The Authority in its meeting today noted with satisfaction that the supply disruption of active pharmaceutical ingredients caused by COVID-19 outbreak is returning to normalcy. It said, no unusual price fluctuations in price of inputs for medicines, amid COVID-19 outbreak has […]

    India calls for creating global framework for further enhancing access to medicines to fight COVID-19 pandemic

    The Trade and Investment Ministers of the G20 and guest countries have decided to keep their markets open, and ensure smooth and continued operation of vital medical supplies and logistics networks. A statement issued at the end of the meeting, said that emergency measures designed to tackle COVID-19, if deemed necessary, must be targeted, proportionate, […]