French index says India worst for retirement now

Why in News ? In a global retirement index of 43 countries, India has ranked the lowest. The index by French asset management company Natixis Global, ranks countries on the basis of four factors The material means to live comfortably in retirement. Access to quality financial services to help preserve savings value and maximize income. Access… Read More French index says India worst for retirement now

Health Ministry set for 2nd round of National Deworming initiative to tackle Worm Infections in children

Why in News? Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is all geared up for its 2nd  round of National Deworming Day (NDD) 2017 on 10thAugust in 33 States/UTs followed by mop-up activities on 17th August targeting 31 crore children. About the Program The NDD program has been launched in 2015 as WHO estimates that 220 million… Read More Health Ministry set for 2nd round of National Deworming initiative to tackle Worm Infections in children

Bloomberg Billionaire Index reveals the rise of inequality in India

Why in the news The data released by the Bloomberg Billionaire Index reveals statistics about the rise of inequality in India. What is the data shows ? It showed that the top 20 industrialists in India added a staggering $50 billion to their combined wealth in the first seven months this year, Taking their total… Read More Bloomberg Billionaire Index reveals the rise of inequality in India

Ministry of Health releases Operational Guidelines for Planning and Implementation of Family Participatory Care

In news Ministry of Health and Family Welfare recently released Operational Guidelines for Planning and Implementation of Family Participatory Care (FPC) for improving newborn health. Details of the guidelines The guidelines will serve as a guiding document for those intending to introduce FPC in their facility as an integral part of facility based newborn care.… Read More Ministry of Health releases Operational Guidelines for Planning and Implementation of Family Participatory Care