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Modi govt aims to revamp public health scheme, lower costs after criticism: Report

India’s health ministry has trimmed its cost estimates for extending its main public health programme by 25% after criticism from a federal think-tank over inefficiency and slow progress, according to government documents seen by Reuters. The new estimate of $25 billion for a three-year extension of the flagship health programme, down from an initial figure of about $33 billion, comes as Prime Minister Narendra Modi pushes a multi-pronged agenda to revamp health services. Planned reforms include streamlining spending and bureaucracy, slashing prices of life-saving drugs and medical devices, and nudging companies…

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Swaraj India Blames Kejriwal and Modi Governments for Delhi Smog

Terming the smog situation in Delhi an environmental emergency, the Swaraj India party on Sunday accused the Delhi and central governments of failing to tackle pollution. “Be it the Municipal Corporations of Delhi, the Delhi government or the Centre, none of the authorities have done justice to the tasks assigned to them, which would have led to control over pollution,” said Swaraj India President Yogendra Yadav. “As the toxic smog continues to loom over the national capital, Swaraj India expresses deep concern over the collective failure of the Delhi and…

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international Yoga Day: “Yoga isn’t always a spiritual hobby”, says PM Modi

taking on those linking yoga to Hindu religion, high Minister Narendra Modi stated on Tuesday that yoga changed into no spiritual pastime and people ought to embrace it for higher mental and bodily fitness.Addressing over 30,000 yoga fans at ‘metropolis stunning’ Chandigarh’s Capitol complex, Modi also said that the UN-declared global Day of Yoga had come to be the most important worldwide mass movement.The rain gods, who had given a scare simply hours ahead of the yoga event, stored away at some stage in the nearly one hour session on…

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worldwide Yoga Day: PM Narendra Modi Says Yoga Can manage Diabetes

Yoga is not only a shape of exercising, it’s far more than that. If adopted as a way of life, it permit you to in severa approaches to live healthy, preserve a test on numerous illnesses and be healthful. Addressing a gathering of yoga fans in Chandigarh on worldwide Yoga Day, prime Minister Narendra Modi highlighted the factor that yoga can manage diabetes if now not remove it. He similarly delivered that a public motion ought to be commenced via yoga to address the problem of diabetes in our us…

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Ayurveda should be recognized as a way of lifestyles: PM Modi

The sixth world Ayurveda Congress (WAC) and Arogya Expo turned into held lately in New Delhi with the aim of integrating Ayurveda with the mainstream public fitness device and additionally propagating it globally as a safe and cost-efficient fitness care alternative. The event become organized by using the AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) department below the Union fitness and own family Welfare Ministry, in collaboration with the world Ayurveda foundation (WAF) and the Delhi authorities. It was graced by top Minister Narendra Modi who pressured on…

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