The health minister gave examples of Rajasthan that has 65 per cent VAT and J&K which has 40 per cent VAT.
Dr Harsh Vardhan, who inaugurated the Japanese Encephalitis (JE) vaccination camp at Muzaffarpur said 100 per cent immunisation of children was topmost priority of govt.
The minister has called for new taxation points for the politically-influential bidi industry to ensure that it is properly regulated and does not thrive on the exploitation of bidi rollers.
Harsh Vardhan, said the Health Ministry will soon start a campaign on road traffic safety.
Trouble erupted as Azad reached the polling booth carrying a voter slip which did not carry his photograph.
Cost of drugs — Rs 1.2 crore per month — will be borne by institute.
The allegations against the minister could be damaging for the ruling Congress in Kashmir before the elections.
One cancer institute to be opened in Gujarat
The last case of polio was reported from West Bengal in January 2011.
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday announced a tertiary cancer hospital,worth Rs 45 crore,for Hoshiarpur the most backward district of Punjab.
Mir is agriculture minister on the Congress quota in the coalition government.
A day after Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad accused Pakistan of indulging in smuggling of drugs into Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir to destroy generations,former professor of Amritsars Guru Nanak Dev University, Ranvinder Singh Sandhu,on Thursday claimed only 5.2 per cent of the population in the state consumed heroin that comes from Pakistan
Union Health Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday accused Pakistan of indulging in smuggling of drugs into Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir to destroy generations
30 AIIMS doctors among 70 applicants for the post of Director.
Gandhi’s visit to Doda and Kishtwar areas has been cancelled following inclement weather conditions in the belt.