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Upasana Kamineni as launches URLife’s post-COVID19 rehabilitation program care


January 2021: Founder of URLife.co.in & Vice Chairperson-CSR, Apollo Hospitals Group, Upasana Kamineni has launched a new rehabilitation program addressing the current pressing need for post-COVID19 care, as part of the larger URLife platform. Highlighting the various symptoms and health issues that people may face post-experiencing COVID-19; focuses on how one can take care of them both mentally and physically. The program includes daily live sessions ...

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Aarogya Setu was downloaded nearly 17 Crore times


Newdelhi:2/1/21:Major e-Governance programmes and activities are undertaken by MeitY ( Ministry of Electronics & IT) during 2020, including the support given during the pandemic, are as follows: Aarogya Setu, a contact tracing app, has been downloaded 16.71 crore times (Android, iOS, and KaiOS) and has successfully predicted a large number of potential COVID-19 hotspots. MyGov platform reached over 1.45 crore ...

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IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad announces launch of Grand Challenge for strengthening the COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN) system


Newdelhi:23/12/20;Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) along with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) has announced the launching of “CoWIN”, a Grand Challenge for strengthening the COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network (CoWIN) system, a digitalised platform to be used to effectively roll out and scale up the mechanism for COVID Vaccine Distribution System, nationally. Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad ...

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PM dedicates two future-ready Ayurveda institutions to the nation on Ayurveda Day


Newdelhi:13/11/20:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi dedicated two future-ready Ayurveda institutions to the nation on the 5th Ayurveda Day today via video conferencing. These are the Institute of Teaching & Research in Ayurveda (ITRA), Jamnagar, and the National Institute of Ayurveda (NIA), Jaipur. Both the Institutes are premier institutions of Ayurveda in the country. The former has been conferred the status of an Institution of National ...

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World’s first scientoon book “Bye Bye Corona”on Coronavirus released


New Delhi:29/10/20:   Cartoons are most effective at communicating with human beings. They not only tickle us but are also capable of delivering tough messages in a simple, subtle, and riveting manner. The human mind is hard wired to take their messages on board ahead of other forms of communication. A ‘scientoon’ is a cartoon communication based on science. Scientoons are ...

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Dr Harsh Vardhan Launches DST initiative SERB – POWER

The Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Science & Technology and Earth Sciences, Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches a women-specific scheme titled “SERB-POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research)”, through video-conferencing, in New Delhi on October 29, 2020.
The Secretary, Department of Science and Technology, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma and other dignitaries are also seen.

New Delhi:29/10/20: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare today launched a Scheme titled “SERB-POWER (Promoting Opportunities for Women in Exploratory Research)”, designed exclusively for women scientists, in a function today on an e-platform.The Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a Statutory body of the Department of Science and Technology (DST), ...

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Dr Harsh Vardhan shares his Personal Cell Number to alleviate problems of his constituents during Sunday Samvaad-5


New Delhi:11/10/20: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare responded to a volley of questions fielded by his social media interactors on the fifth episode of Sunday Samvaad. Sternly squashing rumours and removing popular misconceptions regarding COVID, the Health Minister gave detailed information on the role of Ayurveda in the fight against COVID, ICMR’s upcoming study on cases ...

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India’s 60% Daily New Recoveries come from 5 States


Newdelhi:11/9/20: India has been continuously reporting a high number of recoveries. A total of 70,880 recoveries have been registered in the last 24 hours in the country. Maharashtra has alone contributed more than 14,000 and Andhra Pradesh has contributed more than 10,000 to the single-day recoveries. With this, the total number of recoveries has touched 35,42,663 taking the Recovery Rate to 77.65%. 60% of the ...

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India records nearly 5 crore Total Tests


New Delhi:7/9/20: India is one of the few countries that have reported very high numbers of daily testing. The daily testing capacity has crossed 11.70 lakh. India’s cumulative tests are nearly 5 crores (4,95,51,507) as on date. 7,20,362 tests were conducted in the last 24 hours. As a result of the country-wide ramped up testing, 1,33,33,904 tests were conducted in the last two weeks ...

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Dr. Harsh Vardhan announces the successful completion of first Pan India 1000 Genome sequencing of SARS- CoV-2


New Delhi:1/8/20: Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science & Technology, Health & Family Welfare, and Earth Sciences announced the successful completion of PAN-India 1000 Genome sequencing of SARS- CoV-2 here today. He took a meeting with Department of Biotechnology (DBT) and reviewed the COVID-19 activities of DBT, Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC), and DBT-Autonomous Institutions (AIs). During the meeting, Dr. Harsh ...

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