Ashwini Choubey

100 more beaches to be developed in Odisha under World Bank initiative

After taking a review of the Golden Beach at Puri, Union Minister Ashwini Choubey said around 750 tonne of marine litter have been treated and disposed off scientifically in the last three years.

published on : 8th October 2021

India has successfully phased out consumption of ozone depleting substances: Ashwini Choubey

The minister said that issues relating to minimising industrial obsolescence and adverse economic impacts should appropriately be addressed.

published on : 16th September 2021

India records highest number of forest-fire alerts in three years: Government in Parliament

MoS Environment Ashwini Choubey said 3,45,989 forest-fire alerts were sent by the Forest Survey of India using SNPP-VIIRS sensors.

published on : 30th July 2021

Brahmins can't be lured, will back party that promotes national interest: Ashwini Choubey on UP poll

He likened Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the Maurya dynasty king Chandragupta, and said Brahmins will support him in the same way as Chanakya had backed the ancient king.

published on : 20th July 2021

'Three new COVID variants reported in India': Government informs Rajya Sabha

As on March 4, 2021, a total 242 samples have tested positive for different variants in India, Minister of State for Health Ashwini Choubey said in a written reply to a Rajya Sabha query.

published on : 17th March 2021

165 lakh COVID vaccine doses procured so far at cost of Rs 350.25 crore: MoS Health Ashwini Choubey

The existing infrastructure under Universal Immunization Programme is being used and simultaneously strengthened for deployment of vaccines, including storage and transportation.

published on : 5th February 2021

No dearth of beds, ventilators for COVID patients in Centre-run hospitals: Health Ministry

There were 1,707 beds and 292 ventilators in March which have been increased to 7,403 beds and 906 ventilators in September in the Health Ministry's 13 COVID dedicated hospitals in the country.

published on : 18th September 2020

Nipah Virus: Dead bats found in Himachal Pradesh school, Ashwini Choubey​ asks people not to panic

The Minister of State for Health today said the outbreak of Nipah virus in Kerala is a "localised" occurrence amid reports of dead bats being found on the premises of a government school.

published on : 24th May 2018

Bihar, Uttar Pradesh frontrunners in Indian Politics: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey hits out at Niti Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant

Kant had earlier said that states like Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Chattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan are keeping India backward, especially on social indicators.

published on : 24th April 2018

Bhagalpur communal clashes: Union Minister Ashwini Choubey's son to move anticipatory bail plea

Arijit Shashwat has an arrest warrant on the charges of inciting communal violence in Bihar's Bhagalpur.

published on : 26th March 2018

Arrest warrant issued against Union Minister Ashwini Choubey’s son Arjit Shaswat for communal clashes in Bihar

Bihar police said on Sunday that efforts are on to arrest Arjit Shaswat, the son of Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey, and eight others accused of inciting communal violence at Nathnagar.

published on : 25th March 2018

Ashwini Choubey: Bihar's prominent Brahmin face now Minister of state

Elected to the Bihar Legislative Assembly for five consecutive terms, Ashwini Kumar Choubey is the BJP's prominent Brahmin face from the state.

published on : 3rd September 2017