Welfare

Local bodies in TN to form animal birth control monitoring panels

A few days ago, several stray dogs were allegedly captured by a non-recognised NGO on the pretext of implementing ABC and were killed.

published on : 7th December 2022

UNICEF announces cash aid for Afghanistan's poor families

More than 4.6 million people have received similar cash aid according to a report from The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

published on : 5th December 2022

Stalin flags off welfare fund for document writers

An official release said an announcement in this regard was made in the budget for 2007-08 and a GO for executing this was issued on October 28, 2010. 

published on : 3rd December 2022

Rs 2.3K cr allocated for crop insurance subsidy; Dec 31 enrollment deadline

According to a press statement issued on Thursday, the state has allocated Rs 2,339 crore for crop insurance subsidy to help farmers in case of a natural disaster.

published on : 2nd December 2022

Delhi: Empowering Resident Welfare Associations as mini-councillors delusional, says URJA chief

The move is politically significant as RWAs hold sway in the city’s planned, authorised areas, especially in DDA colonies.

published on : 1st December 2022

Probe into sexual assault leads to rescue of two children from firecracker unit

The official further said the rescued boys and parents were given counselling not to work again and was handed over to the parents after their assurance to keep a check on them.

published on : 25th November 2022

Suicide prevention book sets target: Cut mortality by 10 per cent

Cases on the rise across the country, especially post Covid-19; Mental health to be part of curriculum in schools, colleges

published on : 23rd November 2022

Chennai: ‘99% of homeless unorganised sector not enrolled with board’

Around 96% of the respondents belonged to Scheduled Castes and most were located in the Royapuram zone and neighbouring areas.

published on : 22nd November 2022

Promote surgeons, implement pay scale immediately: Health minister to officials

In three weeks of the trial run of the scheme, post launch on October 21, a total of 4,76,753 people across the state have been benefitted from it so far.

published on : 17th November 2022

MCD Elections: Delhi residents associations release ‘people’s manifesto’ with focus on environment

Among the goals for MCD, the manifesto calls for better ward-level waste management, making 80 per cent of the city’s roads conducive to pedestrians, cyclists and for non-motorised transport.

published on : 16th November 2022

Meet the Srinagar doctors behind 'Apparel for Poor'

A bunch of doctors and MBBS students based in Srinagar reach out to the needy every winter, collecting warm clothes to help them tide over the harsh weather conditions in the Valley.

published on : 13th November 2022

Adi Dravidar and Tribal Welfare: Madras HC unhappy over 'functioning' of officials

The State-level scrutiny committee takes its own time, in some cases more than 20 years to complete the enquiry, the court noted.

published on : 12th November 2022

Extend insurance cover to senior citizens: Elder groups

The two organisations have given three suggestions to improve the quality of life of the elderly, who often do not have access to a pension or medical insurance.

published on : 8th November 2022

Tribal students protest transfer of popular headmaster in Telangana

The students, some of whom were crying inconsolably, also pleaded with their beloved ‘guru’ not to leave their school.

published on : 8th November 2022

Tamil Nadu: Single plot issued to two beneficiaries under free land scheme, says Annur residents

G Sarojini, a beneficiary from Kalipalayam, started constructing a house in 2018 after getting a financial assistance of Rs 50,000 under the Tamil Nadu Slum Clearance Board. 

published on : 4th November 2022

14-yr-old tribal boy hangs self in Telangana

Meanwhile, the students said that Shailender’s younger brother and about six more students from their thanda were studying in Class 6 in the same school. 

published on : 3rd November 2022

State govt’s 'Kerala Savaari' struggles to stay afloat

Since its launch, Kerala Savaari conducted around 600 rides, and the number of cancellations due to the unavailability of riders are more than 10,000. 

published on : 31st October 2022

Puducherry's Alice gifts hundreds of downtrodden kids share of wonderland

Alice is proud mother to over 100 children who were either on the streets or kids of migrant labourers or orphans or victims of sexual abuse.

published on : 30th October 2022

Telangana: Immunisation schedule in disarray as PCV vax shortage continues

The vaccine plays a major role in decreasing the child mortality rate by preventing Pneumococcal diseases including pneumonia, brain or blood infection.

published on : 24th October 2022

Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare Nivas pays surprise visit to health clinic in Vijayawada

Commissioner of Health and Family Welfare J Nivas said that the state government is taking all the measures to provide medical facilities to rural areas.

published on : 22nd October 2022
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