Harsh Vardhan

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan launches next-generation DNA sequencing facility in Hyderabad

The Minister also laid the foundation stone for a new skill training and lecture hall complex on the occasion.

published on : 21st July 2019

Minister Harsh Vardhan confirms introduction of National Medical Commission Bill in Lok Sabha

Under the new NMC Bill, medical colleges will no longer have to renew their permission once it has been granted to them. 

published on : 21st July 2019

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launch three-day vector awareness campaign launched 

A three-day drive to raise awareness on vector-borne diseases such as malaria and dengue and the means to combat the menace has been launched in south Delhi, officials said on Thursday.

published on : 19th July 2019

Smooth trading relationship is in mutual interest of India, US: Indian ambassador to US

Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the trade tension between both countries is a minor issue and both countries are taking the cooperation forward to a large extent.

published on : 17th July 2019

Bill to ban commercial surrogacy reintroduced in Lok Sabha

The bill was passed by Lok Sabha in December, 2018 but lapsed as it could not get nod from Parliament.

published on : 15th July 2019

2,896 scientist posts lying vacant in 70 institutes under Ministry of Science and Technology: Government tells Lok Sabha

According to the information shared by Vardhan, 70 institutes under the Ministry of S&T have 2,896 vacant posts of scientists.

published on : 13th July 2019

Temple desecration: Communal tensions flare up in Old Delhi, three held

Police, paramilitary personnel deployed in large numbers; shops open briefly before closing again; members of Hindu fringe groups raise slogans against Muslims.

published on : 3rd July 2019

Central team rushes to Assam as 22 people die of Japanese Encephalitis

The Central team on Monday met senior officials of the state’s health department and suggested measures to contain the outbreak of the vector-borne disease.

published on : 1st July 2019

Harsh Vardhan bans 'unhealthy' snacks including biscuits in his ministry

The new health minister, a doctor himself, has ordered that only healthy snacks will be served during meetings.

published on : 29th June 2019

Only healthy snacks, no more biscuits to be served in health ministry

Healthy snacks like lahiya channa, khajoor (dates), bhuna channa (roasted channa), badam (almond) and akhrot (walnuts) will be served in the official meetings in the department

published on : 29th June 2019

G20 Summit: Harsh Vardhan to address Joint session of Health, Finance Ministers 

India will be stressing on the significance for generating domestic resources, while using external aid strategically towards achieving Universal Health Coverage. 

published on : 27th June 2019

Muzaffarpur court orders inquiry in case against Union health minister over AES deaths

Tamanna Hashmi, a social activist, filed the case, accusing the Union health minister and state health minister of negligence over the deaths of more than 120 children due to AES in Muzaffarpur.

published on : 24th June 2019

Site, design of 100-bed special unit in Muzaffarpur finalised: Harsh Vardhan

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan on Sunday announced that the site and design of a 100-bed Paediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) in Muzaffarpur district were finalised.

published on : 24th June 2019

Services back on after minor fire at Delhi's RML hospital

Emergency services that were shifted to the trauma centre were later shifted back to the ground floor.

published on : 23rd June 2019
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