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Punjab’s plan for seamless wheat procurement with social distancing

April 13, 2020 2:08:06 am

To manage these efforts, the government is using IT. Starting with the arrival of wheat to its procurement by a private or government agency, the IT section of the Mandi Board will be shepherding the process.

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After the end: What drives health workers who take care of the dead

April 6, 2020 7:27:39 am

So far, Mumbai has registered, eight confirmed coronavirus death. Out of the eight, three were buried at the cemetery.

Managing a district in times of a Covid-19 crisis: No fixed work hours, no off days, and complete accountability

April 6, 2020 2:14:48 am

On a daily basis, the Deputy Commissioner of Sangrur meets over 150 persons for various works — ranging from his core team to Kirana vendors and chemist association representatives.

How a Dehradun sugar mill is transacting with farmers while countering Covid-19

April 6, 2020 2:08:25 am

Government-run Doiwala Sugar Company has eliminated the use of paper receipts and physical contact.

Chhattisgarh Health Minister: ‘It is better for govts to err on the side of caution, test as many people as we can’

April 6, 2020 5:41:28 am

We have identified separate Covid-19 facilities; 100 beds in each district. We have identified and are preparing 4,600 beds across the state in government facilities, says TS Singh Deo.

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Coronavirus Warriors: Containing Covid-19 in Kurla where population density is 50 times Wuhan’s

March 30, 2020 7:24:43 am

‘Out of 9.28 lakh population, 80 per cent here are slum dwellers. We have not even started sensitising them,’ says Dr Vikas Singh highlighting the severity of the task.

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Chinmay Tumbe interview: ‘Before announcing lockdown, assuring migrant workers would have helped’

April 6, 2020 7:43:42 pm

The migrants' health takes a huge beating in this process. The already-malnourished will suffer immensely, says Chinmay Tumbe, economist and Assistant Professor at IIM (Ahmedabad).

How Karnataka govt uses technology, data and survelliance to contain Covid-19

March 30, 2020 1:38:44 pm

A task force of 10 IAS officers with expertise in technology, medicine and healthcare is leading the charge

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Work non-stop or stay at home? For the 18 members of this Kolkata lab, the answer was tough but clear

March 30, 2020 10:02:03 pm

At the Beleghata office, the team’s workspace includes a small room next to the lab with a round table at the centre surrounded by computers, tabulation sheets, and piles of papers and reports.

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Social Innovation: Haryana govt to partner with mothers to combat drug addiction, promote sports

March 16, 2020 4:41:20 am

An App, called ‘Mothers for Sports and Fitness’, will help mothers locate the nearest govt sporting facility.

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KCR kits: How institutional deliveries rose by 22 per cent

March 16, 2020 4:26:27 am

The kit, which has a baby mattress, baby soap, oil, talcum powder, mosquito net, toys, napkins, diapers, two pairs of clothes, and two handloom sarees for the mother, is given free of cost to new mothers.

Pollution control: Jharkhand third state in India to have star ratings for industrial firms

March 16, 2020 4:23:35 am

The programme, currently being run on a pilot basis, will gather emission data from various industries in the state and rate the firms according to their compliance.

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Ranjit Chautala: ‘Power line losses have halved since 2014, we are a surplus electricity state now’

March 16, 2020 3:35:29 am

Haryana Power Minister Ranjit Chautala has decided to hold “Bijli Panchayats” to motivate consumers to pay the dues.

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Odisha Promotion Adalats: Unfairly ignored for promotion? Here’s where you appeal

March 9, 2020 4:00:29 am

Promotion Adalat has been set up by the Odisha government to reexamine cases where government employees feel they have been unjustly overlooked for a promotion. The Adalat is presided over by Odisha Chief Secretary Asit Mishra.

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Free parking, zero garbage collection fee: In Shimla, adopting a stray dog has its rewards

March 9, 2020 7:09:46 am

It launched a “Street Dog Adoption and Management Programme”, offering incentives such as garbage collection fee exemption to those who would adopt a dog from the street.

Sanjeev kumar Lohia: ‘110 railway stations are being redeveloped and modernised, will be similar to airports’

March 9, 2020 3:50:40 am

Redevelopment of stations does not mean improving its façade and lighting, rather it entails complete transformation with well-planned entry and exit points, improved road accessibility and segregated passenger movement.

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Minority welfare: Bihar govt-run coaching centres help minority students clear exams, get jobs

March 9, 2020 6:50:13 am

Since 2010, 867 candidates, including 96 girls, have joined the police; 46, including 12 girls, cleared BPSC.

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Kerala: Better soil health, market linkage, revives paddy cultivation

March 2, 2020 4:00:40 am

Paddy cultivation had turned into an unremunerative activity mainly due to increasing labour costs, low yields and poor returns from the final produce.

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Madhya Pradesh starts providing doorstep delivery of govt documents within 24 hours

March 2, 2020 3:56:24 am

The administration has engaged a local courier agency, which delivers the documents after collecting them from public service centres.

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Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi: ‘With more than 3 lakh artisans participating since 2016, Hunar Haat to go international’

March 2, 2020 3:53:11 am

This (at India Gate) was the 20th edition of Hunar Haat, there is one on right now in Ranchi. There have been more than 3 lakh participants so far.

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Improving Healthcare: Maharashtra overtakes Tamil Nadu, Telangana in organ donation, transplants

March 2, 2020 3:46:53 am

Thanks to the efforts of regional and state organ transplant organisations, 449 patients benefited in 2019.

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Himachal Pradesh: First to achieve 100% LPG coverage

February 26, 2020 11:03:44 am

On December 27, when the state government completed two years, it declared that Himachal Pradesh had become the first state in the country to have “100% LPG gas coverage”.

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West Bengal govt makes public bus services better, boosts incomes, and reduces subsidies

February 24, 2020 4:36:46 am

In 2017-18, for instance, the annual subsidy (see table) bill towards these three entities was Rs 830 crore. But this bill has been coming down and in the current financial year, it is expected to fall below the Rs 700 crore level.

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Karthik Muralidharan: ‘To an extent, both supporters and critics of Aadhaar for service delivery are correct’

February 24, 2020 12:19:52 pm

A J-PAL study in Jharkhand on the use of Aadhaar-based biometric authentication (ABBA) in PDS delivery has found that leakages were reduced but at the cost of genuine beneficiaries getting excluded.

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How the Andhra Pradesh government is overhauling school education ecosystem

February 24, 2020 4:29:42 am

Reforms include changing the medium of instruction, revamping infrastructure, and updating curriculum.