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National Rural Health Mission is an Indian Government program.In January 09, a better management of health-related initiatives has been recommended by the second Common Review Mission.

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First State Maharashtra State e-Governance Awards Distribution Function, Organised by Directorate of IT
On the auspicious occasion of Maharashtra Day on 1st May, 2014, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Shri Prithviraj Chavan gave away the First State eGovernance Awards to the best eGovernance Projects in Maharashtra State in an event at Sahyadri Guest House, Mumbai. The award winners received a trophy and certificate of appreciation by Shri Prithviraj Chavan, Hon

National Safe Motherhood Day: National Awards to Health Providers
India has seen considerable progress in bringing down the number of women dying due to childbirth related causes. India has reduced MMR significantly from 437 per one lakh live births in 1999 to 212 now

Inauguration of Assam Tele Radiology Project of NRHM, Assam in PPP Model with HealthFore Technologies Limited
The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), Assam together with the Department of Health and Family Welfare, Government of Assam launched first of its kind Tele Radiology Project in public health sector of India in a public private partnership model with HealthFore Technologies Limited

Health Minister Ravindra Reddy makes critical remarks on the functioning of State Government
Charges state government for failing drastically medical facilities

Prime Minister's speech on 66th Independence Day
Prime Minister's Red Fort speech on Independence Day

Manmohan Singh proposes launch of integrated National Health Mission
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has indicated that his government plans to launch an integrated National Health Mission and also pep up the National Urban Health Mission (NUHM).

Manmohan Singh calls for developing medical education standards
Asserting that the quality of medical education is a major concern, Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Saturday said a credible regulatory and institutional mechanism must be put in place to help develop standards in medical education.

NRHM scam: CBI raids residence of former UP health minister
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) today carried out searches at the residential premises of former Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Anant Mishra in Lucknow and Kanpur in connection with the National Rural Health Mission (NHRM) scam.

SP hits back at Mayawati, calls her tenure rule of rampant corruption
The ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) in Uttar Pradesh (UP) on Saturday lashed out at former Chief Minister Mayawati for what it termed as a rule of rampant corruption.

Congress hails UP CM Akhilesh's plan to probe scams during Mayawati's rule
Congress Party on Wednesday welcomed Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav's plan of probing the scams, which took place during his predecessor Mayawati's tenure.

Kochi floating hospital a hit with locals
The floating hospital, built by the state government under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), is proving to be a big boon for locals.

India looking for economic reforms, says Narayanasamy
Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO), V. Narayanasamy, on Friday played down Chief Economic Advisor Kaushik Basu's remark that reforms are unlikely before the 2014 elections, saying India is looking forward in spite of the economic breakdown in the whole world.

India accords great importance to equitable health care: Azad
Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad has said the Government of India accords great importance to ensuring equitable health care to all its citizens.

Primary health centres, a boon for people in remote areas of Kashmir Valley
Over the past couple of months, residents in Jammu-Kashmir's Gandherbal District have experienced a significant improvement in the overall healthcare after the local administration took apt measures to rectify prevailing drawbacks resulting in revamping of the Primary Health Centres (PHCs) with latest amenities.

Major advancements made for empowerment of women: Economic Survey
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said some major advancements have been made for the empowerment of women over the years.

Manmohan Singh congratulates poll-bound Goa for hosting national games
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has congratulated the authorities in Goa for being chosen to host the 36th National Games.

Centre for health outlay to be increased to 2.5 percent of GDP by end of 12th Plan
A meeting chaired by the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has cleared a proposal to increase the health outlay to 2.5 percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by the end of the Twelvth Plan.

Congress accuses Mayawati Government of hushing NRHM scam
Congress Party has accused the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) Government in Uttar Pradesh of trying to hide the truth in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam.

CBI conducts fresh raids in 23 places in Uttar Pradesh
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) conducted fresh raids at 23 places across Uttar Pradesh on Saturday in connection with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam.

Manmohan Singh expresses satisfaction with no polio case in India
Expressing satisfaction over India completing one year without reporting a single new case of polio, Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said this had become possible because the coordination between the Central and State governments.

NRHM scam: CBI launches raids in 22 UP districts
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is conducting raids in 22 districts of Uttar Pradesh in connection with the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. So far, it has registred cases against four people.

BJP takes potshots at Rahul Gandhi for tearing manifesto in UP election rally
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday hit out at Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi for tearing away the manifesto of a political during his public meeting in Uttar Pradesh, and termed the entire episode to be undemocratic.

Montek Ahluwalia justifies Centre's package for different states
Responding to Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's disappointment with the Centre's annual economic package for her state, Planning Commission Deputy Chairman Montek Singh Ahluwalia today said the plan assistance is distributed to different states according to the Gadgil-Mukherjee formula, and emphasized that the weaker states needing more support get a much larger percentage.

UPA Govt. has taken decisive steps on corruption: PM (Update)
A confident Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said the Congress-led UPA Government at the Centre has taken decisive on corruption like none before.

Manipur provides medical facilities to local health authorities
In a bid to enhance the medical facilities in Manipur, state health authorities recently distributed ambulances and first aid kits among various local health institutions.

Doctors strike in Rajasthan claims 51 lives
Atleast 51 deaths have been reported from various parts of Rajasthan, as the doctors strike entered its sixth day in the state.

UP Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi says Mayawati has a phobia about Rahul Gandhi
The president of the Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress party, Rita Bahuguna Joshi, has claimed that state Chief Minister Mayawati has a phobia of Rahul Gandhi, as he has the potential to remove her from office and power.

'Mayawati has phobia of Rahul Gandhi': Rita Bahuguna Joshi
Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Rita Bahuguna Joshi on Sunday criticised Mayawati saying the chief minister has the phobia of Rahul Gandhi, as he has emerged as a major threat to her rule.

Up the rocky path to good health

Azad introduces various projects on senior citizens day
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad today introduced various projects to mark the occasion of International Day of Older Persons in New Delhi.

Modeling, the new buzzword among northeast youth
With peace and normalcy gradually returning to the northeast, young boys and girls are looking forward to a better life and taking up modeling as a full time career.

Black holes in the model of 'Resurgent Bihar'
Since the beginning of his second term in office, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his administration have taken pains to promote the image of a 'Resurgent Bihar'.

Former Lucknow CMO AK Shukla arrested on embezzlement charge
Former chief medical officer Dr AK Shukla was arrested from Trauma Centre in Lucknow today in connection with embezzlement of National Rural Health Mission funds.

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