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The Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) unveiled its new logo and certificate identity at a first-of-its-kind film industry interaction between eminent industry leaders and CBFC board members held in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The new logo and certificate identity designed by Rohit Devgun was revealed by Prasoon Joshi, Chairman, CBFC.
New logo and certificate identity has been created by Designer Rohit Devgun with technical support from National Securities Depository Limited (NSDL).
This new design is futuristic in its approach and is in sync with new digital world.
It is also interactive in its design sensibility.
About National Securities Depository Limited
NSDL is an Indian central securities depository based in Mumbai and is one of the largest Depositories in World.
It was established in August 1996 and since then it has established a state-of-the-art infrastructure that handles most of the securities (such as Stocks, Shares, money, property etc.) held and settled in dematerialized (Demat or electronic form) form in Indian capital market.
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved establishment of 75 additional Government Medical Colleges by 2021-22. These colleges will be attached with existing district/referral hospitals under Phase-III of the ongoing Centrally Sponsored scheme. These wew medical colleges will be set up in under-served areas having no medical college with at least 200 bedded District Hospital. Moreover, preference will be given to aspirational districts and district hospital having 300 beds.
Benefits of establishment of new Medical Colleges
It will lead to increase in availability of qualified health professionals, improve tertiary care in public health sector by utilizing existing infrastructure of districts hospitals and promote affordable medical education in the country. It will lead to addition of at least 15,700 MBBS seats in the country.
Government as part of ‘AyushmanBharat’ has announced two path breaking initiatives that address health holistically, impacting primary, secondary andtertiary care system as well as prevention and health promotion. Under scheme aimed at continuing focus on creation of health care infrastructure, Government earlier had approved establishment of 58 new Medical Colleges attached with existing district/referral hospitals (under Phase-I) and 24 (under Phase-II).Of this, 39 medical colleges under first phase have already started functioning, while remaining 19 will be made functional by 2020-21. Under second phase of the scheme, 18 new medical colleges were approved.