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Bollywood star Akshay Kumar contributed Rs 25 crore to PM CARES Fund

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New Delhi, Mar 29: Bollywood star Akshay Kumar contributed Rs 25 crore soon after Prime minister Narendra Modi on Saturday announced the launch of a new fund to combat the COVID-19 situation. The Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations Fund or PM CARES Fund was set up following spontaneous and innumerable requests for making generous donations to ...

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979 confirmed corona-virus cases and six deaths have been reported from six states

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Newdelhi:29/3/20:As many as 106 fresh cases of COVID- 19 and six deaths have been reported from six states in the last 24 hours. Briefing reporters in New Delhi today, Joint Secretary in the Health Ministry, Lav Aggarwal said, there are 979 confirmed coronavirus cases in the country including 25 deaths till now.  He said, government has formed ten empowered groups ...

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PM Modi continues his address with various stakeholders in India’s fight against COVID-19

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Newdelhi:29/3/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi is continuing his interactions with various stakeholders in India’s fight against COVID-19. Mr Modi interacts with over 200 people on a daily basis which includes phone calls to various State Governors, Chief Ministers, and Health Ministers to get a first-hand feedback on India’s fight against the COVID-19 menace. He also telephonically reaches out to various doctors, ...

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Indian Railways gears up to provide cooked food to needy people in times of lock down.

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Newdelhi:29/3/20:Indian Railways has decided to provide bulk cooked food with paper plates to needy people from the locations where they have base kitchens of IRCTC. The list of base kitchens of IRCTC zonewise is given below: 1. South Central Railway: Vijaywada 2. Western Railway: Ahmedabad, Mumbai Central. 3. East Cost Railway: Khurdha Road 4. South Eastern Railway: Balasore 5. Northern ...

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Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare launched the National Teleconsultation Centre

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New Delhi, March 28: The Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare Dr. Harsh Vardhan launched the National Teleconsultation Centre (CoNTeC) today and also interacted with Nodal Officers of Medical Colleges of States and other AIIMS of the country and reviewed the COVID-19 preparedness. The project CoNTeC, an acronym for COVID-19 National Teleconsultation Centre, has been conceptualised by the Ministry ...

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Odisha gets Rs 179.64 Cr assistance under National Disaster Response Fund

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New Delhi:27/3/20: The High Level Committee (HLC) under the Chairmanship of Union Home Minister, Amit Shah, has approved additional Central assistance under National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to eight States including Odisha, which were affected by floods/ landslides/ cyclone/ drought during 2019. HLC approved additional Central assistance of Rs 5751.27 crore to eight States from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) subject ...

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Ministry of DoNER would provide Rs.25 crores to North Eastern States for gap funding to fight the COVID-19

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:Union Minister of State (I/C) Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh held a detailed review meeting by Video Conference, while adhering to all the guidelines of social distancing, with the Officers of Ministry of DoNER and North Eastern Council (NEC) in view of outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic and measures being taken to fight the same ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has Interacting with Radio Jockeys

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Newdelhi:27/3/20:Prime Minister Narendra Modi has observed that public broadcaster All India Radio has a particularly important role to play in stopping the flow of rumours. Interacting with Radio Jockeys, RJs through video conference today, Mr Modi requested the RJs to work towards checking the spread of rumours. Apart from spreading information about the views of experts and steps taken by the ...

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Union health Minister has urged people to not discriminate against doctors, nurses and paramedics in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak.

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Newdelhi:26/3/20:Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has urged people to not discriminate against doctors, nurses and paramedics in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. In his message, he said these people are at the front in country’s war against coronavorus. The Minister asked people to not break morale of medical staff and health workers. He said it is a blot on society ...

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Finance Minister announces Rs 1.70 Lakh Crore relief package under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

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Insurance cover of Rs 50 Lakh per health worker fighting COVID-19 to be provided under Insurance Scheme 80 crore poor people will to get 5 kg wheat or rice and 1 kg of preferred pulses for free every month for the next three months 20 crore women Jan Dhan account holders to get Rs 500 per month for next three ...

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