Nandurbar News

One doctor, 483 patients — a day at Dhadgaon rural hospital

Situated in Nandurbar, the northern tribal district of Maharashtra, the government hospital has had seven of eight posts for doctors vacant for a month. The only doctor left, an MD in gynaecology, is on duty for 24 hours, seven days a week.

Constituency watch Nandurbar: 62 lives lost in 2 years, but maternal deaths still not an election issue here

While the average mortality rate in Maharashtra has now dropped to 68 per 1,00,000 women, it is still around 100 per 1,00,000 in Nandurbar.


Maharashtra: As brand new toilets stay shut, ODF status for Nandurbar only on paper

According to a 2012 survey conducted by the government, 50,25,369 (45 per cent) households in Maharashtra had access to toilets. In Nandurbar, 1.7 lakh households, both below and above the poverty line, were identified as having no toilets.

Nandurbar: Communal pot simmering for 2 days now

The clashes were sparked off by an incident on Tuesday afternoon, when a group of boys was stopped from entering a school where Secondary School Certificate examinations were being held.

‘State faces 785 MW load-shedding during peak hours’

Though the government had announced that state will be free of load-shedding by the end of last year,it still imposes an average load-shedding of 785 MW during peak demand period,according to the Economic Survey of Maharashtra for 2012-13 tabled before the legislature last week.

Infant mortality high despite ambitious scheme

The ambitious Navsanjeevan Yojana of the state government to bring down infant mortality seems to have failed to yield the desired result,with the 15 tribal districts where the scheme has been implemented registering 4,000 deaths in 2012-13 as compared to 4,914 in 2011-12.


State yet to turn to Aadhaar-linked accounts to transfer LPG subsidy

Even as the government has announced LPG subsidy,they are yet to announce how they would transfer it to customers.

10-bed unit in Aundh to tackle malnutrition

Malnourished children will be given multi-vitamin,nutritional diet and health services for 21 days at Nutrition Rehabilitation Centres (NRCs) planned across the state including one at the Pune district hospital in Aundh.

Go for rabi crop,state tells farmers

The state government has advised the farmers to advance the rabi crop sowing schedule due to deficient rainfall received so far this year.

Ahmedabad police rescue missing Maharashtra boy

The city police on Tuesday rescued a boy,who had reportedly gone missing from Nandurbar in Maharashtra in February,from Ahmedabad.

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Winds of change blowing in Cong bastion Nandurbar

Nandurbar, tucked away in a corner of northern Maharashtra, shares a special bond with India’s most powerful political dynasty.