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Thursday, 23-March-2017

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9 weeks ago
In its bid to accelerate the digital transformation of Rajasthan, global networking giant Cisco announced a slew of initiatives, including video-enabled digital classrooms in women’s colleges to cover 10,000 women students over the next one year. In collaboration with the State Institute of Education Management And Training (SIEMAT), Cisco has deployed virtual classrooms across 12 institutes in the state to provide 50,000 man-hours of training through digital classrooms. “The digital classroom solutions through SIEMAT, the Cisco Networking Academy courses in 25 government ITIs and networking of ITIs in the divisional...


9 weeks ago
Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that newer developments in the agriculture sector have led to greater employment opportunities for skilled youth in various segments. These fields are agri-warehousing, cold chains, supply chains, dairy, poultry, meat, fisheries, horticulture, agricultural mechanisation and micro-irrigation, he said, giving the details. “The youth is benefiting from these opportunities. Self-employment opportunities have also increased in these fields, which require skilled youth,” a release quoted Singh as saying at the ‘National Workshop on Skill Development in Agriculture’. He said th...
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UP to evaluate health performance

15 weeks ago
Uttar Pradesh government has devised a system to evaluate performance of the districts on the basis of 34 health indicators, an official statement said. The system that was started in July this year focuses on indicators of family planning, maternal & child health, data quality of Health Management Information System and budget utilisation of National Health Mission (NHM) funding. In July, Bareilly, Baghpat, Kannauj, Moradabad, Lalitpur and Shamli were ranked as the best performing districts on health indicators while Kanpur Dehat, Ghazipur, Ballia, Meerut, Jyotiba Phule Nagar, Faizabad and Bijnor were ranked as poor performing districts, as per the statement.

Surviving maternity in India

21 weeks ago
45 thousand maternal deaths across the country is alone responsible for 15% of the worldwide death toll due to maternity, says a global report. This report was published by WHO and Lancet, yet categorizing India among progressive countries in terms of achieving MDG. Millennium Development Goal (MDG) was a call for the reduction of maternal mortality ratio by three quarters between 1990 and 2015. Started by the UN, MDG is a challenge to assess the extent of progress in the countries. The WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA, World Bank Group and the United Nations Population Division updated estimates of maternal mortality for the years 1990, 1995, 2000, 2005,2010 and 2015 studied in countries ...
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Spanking clean train

21 weeks ago
Delhi Metro launched a Swachh Metro campaign on the second anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission. The campaign lasted six days beginning October 2. The objective was to reinforce the message of cleanliness among the public and work to better the environment at all metro stations, its installations and their surroundings. All Metro staff on duty took the “Swachh Pledge” at their respective stations and depots. The launch campaign was followed by street plays at 15 major stations including Mandi House, Rajiv Chowk, Karol Bagh and Noida City Centre.  Twelve other plays will be held for the public at 12 stations. Delhil Metro is also organi...
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Rural India shows the way

22 weeks ago
·      The women of Ratanpur in Madhya Pradesh were habituated to waking up early in the morning, so they could go into the fields to defecate before others came.  One day they had an epiphany, and 10 of them resolved to build toilets near their home. They dug pits and strung up old bedsheets and sarees around each pit for privacy.  Their effort caught the attention of the local authorities who encouraged them to form a Shauch Mukt Samiti. Along with a local NGO Yuva Forum, the samiti began a campaign against defecating in the open. Their determined efforts ensured the village is largely free of open defecation but the women stil...

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