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Many Of India's Initiatives Are Targeted At Improving Health At The Last Mile: PM Modi

Modi said in a video message to the 76th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, that India has worked in recent years to improve the availability, accessibility, and affordability of healthcare

Non-Communicable Diseases Account For The Majority Of Out-Of-Pocket Health-Care Spending: Govt 

The government has increased the scope of the NCD prevention and control plan in response to the growing burden of noncommunicable illnesses, associated morbidities, and mortalities

India Performs Well On Maternal Health Parameters

India has introduced several IT initiatives to leverage digital platforms to support health service provision for pregnant women and children

Dettol Launches New Campaign To Facilitate Children Inquisitiveness 

Children are naturally inquisitive and need to be able to explore the world even if that means getting messy, says the company

Poshan Bhi Padhai Bhi Initiative To Focus On Overall Development Of Children

With ‘Poshan bhi Padhai bhi, government has taken up the goal of strengthening the foundations of the country’s future generations. Government will target children’s development in every domain mentioned in the National Curriculum Framework

Resilience Is Needed In Food Systems: New Report

Flexible, shock-responsive, and carefully targeted social protection systems are essential for building resilience prior to a crisis and for facilitating recovery

 Jack Ma To Teach Sustainable Agriculture At Tokyo University

The Alibaba Founder will share his experience and knowledge on entrepreneurship and innovation with his students 

Plant-Based Diet Cannot Easily Provide Nutrients: FAO

If consumed as part of an appropriate diet, animal source foods can help with meeting the nutrition targets endorsed by the World Health Assembly and Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) related to reducing stunting, wasting among children under five years of age

Trouble Looms For Ancient Indian Grain That Combats Climate

In 2022, the Fisheries Department of Kerala issued an order that farmers were no longer required to devote a portion of the year to pokkali, which exacerbated a trend away from the traditional rice

World Health Day 2023: Empowering Women To Achieve Health SDG

Shaifalika Panda April 07, 2023

Irrespective of which Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) is sought to be addressed for women, it is evident that there is need to empower them across verticals

World Food Day: Here's What The Akshaya Patra Foundation Aims For

Subhadra Menon October 16, 2021

Here comes an interview with Mr Sundeep Talwar, CMO, The Akshaya Patra Foundation.

India Ready To Lead The World In Millet Production As Staple Crop: TN Governor

Governor R.N. Ravi was speaking to farmers, researchers, and students on the closing day of the International Millets Conference and Futuristic crop Expo 2023 in Coimbatore

Dharmapuri To Have Millet Festival On May 28-29

The millet festival will prioritise demonstrations of home-grown millets in order to encourage farmers to use modern mechanisation technology

Millets Shines At PM Modi's Lunch In Papua New Guinea

PM Modi's millet special lunch in Papua New Guinea included delicacies such as millet and vegetable soup, malai kofta, and Rajasthani ragi gatta curry, among others

Indian High Commission Commemorates International Year of Millets 2023 In Dhaka

According to High Commissioner Pranay Verma, India and Bangladesh have enormous potential to collaborate on millet R&D efforts

Adopt Millets: Modi In His 10-Point Action Plan At G7

The prime minister's 10-point action plan included curbing wastage of food, depoliticisation of global fertilizer supply chains and promoting millets