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'Science succeeds when taken to common masses,' says Harsh Vardhan

Earlier, Indian scientists did not have suitable platforms to showcase their research and developments to the world, especially the younger generation, remarked the minister.

Kailash Gahlot writes to Harsh Vardhan, seeks ministry data on Delhi’s pollution sources

Kailash Gahlot sought the information after SAFAR showed that concentration of PM 2.5 emitted from farm fires was just 2% in Delhi Saturday and increased to 9% Sunday. 


Telling Numbers: Blindness and visual impairment in India, district by district

The report found that the prevalence of blindness is highest among those who are at least 80 years old (11.6%).

Govt to step up fight against maternal, infant deaths

The ministry, along with the states, will undertake a massive publicity campaign to generate awareness about the scheme and also start a call centre for effective grievance redressal.

Need mass movement for science and technology, says Harsh Vardhan

The festival, which will be held from November 5 to November 8 in Kolkata, is specifically aimed at children. The theme for this year’s event is RISEN — research, innovation and science empowering the nation.

Pune: Focus on addressing society’s problems than just publishing papers, says Harsh Vardhan

Vardhan, who was at CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL) in Pune, said the government was open for innovative project ideas from scientists.


Eat Right India campaign to pitch for healthy food

The initiative is being helmed by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), and the ministry has enlisted cricketer Virat Kohli, actor Rajkummar Rao and actor Sakshi Tanwar to spread the message.

Explained: What is a notifiable disease?

A notifiable disease is any disease that is required by law to be reported to government authorities. The collation of information allows the authorities to monitor the disease, and provides early warning of possible outbreaks.

Harsh Vardhan: ‘MCI was plagued by corruption, led to diminishing respect for medical profession’

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan speaks to Abantika Ghosh on why the NMC Bill is a historic reform and why he thinks India is set to see a brain gain in the medical profession.

Amid AIADMK walkout, Rajya Sabha nod to National Medical Commission Bill

In 2016, the Bill was referred to a Standing Committee, the minister said, and out of its 56 recommendations “40 have been fully accepted, seven partially accepted and nine not been accepted”.

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Satish Upadhyay is the new Delhi BJP chief

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan formally handed over charge of the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to Satish Upadhyay.

Today in pics: Narendra Modi's first speech in Lok Sabha

In his first speech in the Lok Sabha, PM Narendra Modi talked about his “dreams” of ensuring the country's progress


Harsh Vardhan commemorates World No Tobacco Day

Union Minister for Health & Family Welfare, Harsh Vardhan commemorated World No Tobacco Day.