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The Indian Genome Sequencing Initiative for SARS CoV 2

Dr Renu Swarup Secretary Department of Biotechnology, Govt of India A major impetus in biomedical science, beyond curiosity alone, is to find solutions for problems and to better face challenges. The biggest challenge before all of us – people, government,... Continue Reading →

Fighting the Invisible Enemy: MoD’s Response to Covid-19 Surge

The surge of Covid-19 cases during the last 2-3 weeks has resulted in once in a century crisis.  Sensing the emergency situation, the whole Governmentmachinery immediately swung into action by mobilizing all possible resources. Along with the efforts put together... Continue Reading →

Liquid Medical Oxygen: Explainer

We know 65% of human body is oxygen. Yes, oxygen is vital for respiration, the process that transfers energy from glucose to cells. In fact, every cell in our body requires oxygen. When we breathe air in, oxygen molecules enter the lungs and... Continue Reading →

Union Budget 2021: Roadmap for smooth progression of tourism

This year’s Union budget has been one of the best we have seen in several years. Crisp and transparent, with no lengthy technicalities and undecipherable jargons, no roundabout and shenanigans, this budget has ticked all the right boxes with little... Continue Reading →

The Case for Rapid Vaccination of India — and the Rest of the World

Publicly available data on the progression of the COVID-19 pandemic, caused by the SARS-CoV-2 virus, indicates that the number of infections in India peaked sometime in September 2020, and has been consistently declining ever since. From a maximum of 97,655... Continue Reading →

YEAR END REVIEW 2020: DEPARTMENT OF SPORTS

First anniversary of Fit India Movement celebrated;Prime Minister holds Fit India Dialogue, launches Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols WHO lauds the Campaign “Fitness Ka Dose Aadha Ghanta Roz" Setting up of 1000 Khelo India Centres announced20 new disciplines are now eligible... Continue Reading →

YEAR END REVIEW 2020: MINISTRY OF HOME AFFAIRS

INTRODUCTION The outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic and concerns over its rapid spread to Indian shores started dominating the activities of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) since early this year. Detail of MHA activities on COVID-19 can be seen at... Continue Reading →

YEAR END REVIEW 2020- MINISTRY OF NEW AND RENEWABLE ENERGY

Renewable Energy Sector in India keep Growing Despite Challenges Posed by COVID-19 Pandemic Installed RECapacity reaches over 89.63 GW in October, 2020 PM-KUSUM Scaled up to achieve Enhanced Solar Capacity of 30.8 GW by 2022 with revised Financial Support of... Continue Reading →

Year End Review 2020- Ministry of Coal

Coal Sector Reforms introduced ease of doing business while retaining transparencyCommercial coal mine auctions: 19 blocks successfully auctioned in November 2020Ministry along with stakeholders is actively pursuing to achieve Import SubstitutionProgressing towards 1 Billion Tonne Coal ProductionFirst Mile Connectivity: Ease... Continue Reading →

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