Hospitals across India set up many free health check-ups every year. Health activists often run campaigns on ways to screen diseases such as breast cancer and cervical cancer. Despite such efforts, awareness about many diseases remains low. Uptake of necessary treatment is also therefore poor. On the other hand, mortality rates in India for life threatening diseases are high. World …Read More »
On November 8, 2016, the Indian government announced that currency notes of ₹500 and ₹1,000 would no longer be valid as legal tender from the following day. The government and the Reserve Bank of India additionally imposed restrictions on cash withdrawals from ATMs and bank accounts and on the exchange and deposit of invalid notes for a period of time. …Read More »
It has been hectic over the last couple of weeks in New Delhi after the 2018 budget was presented following up on the Economic Survey.
While the former didn’t seem to pay too much attention to it, it was heartening to see a novel dimension in economic surveys with a discussion on the abysmal rates of R&D (research and development) spending …Read More »