Anganwadi workers Current Affairs - 2020

Birth rate, death rate & IMR data released by Registrar General of India

On May 10, 2020, the Registrar General of India released data on the national birth rate, death rate and infant mortality rate for the year 2018. The data complied on these statistics is called as the Sample Registration System. Key findings According to the data released, the national birth rate stood at 20, death rate Read More…

“Nigah” Scheme to be launched by Himachal Pradesh Government

The Himachal Pradesh Government is to launch a new programme called “Nigah”. The programme aims at educating family members that are coming from other parts of the country. Highlights The Nigah Programme is to deploy ASHA, anganwadi and health workers to create awareness about maintaining social distancing during home quarantine. Under the programme the health Read More…

Chief Minister COVID-19 Yoddha Kalyan Yojana: 1 lakh Anganwadi workers benefitted

The State Government of Madhya Pradesh recently launched the Chief Minister COVID-19 Yoddha Kalyan Yojana. Under the scheme, around 1 lakh Anganwadi workers are to be benefitted. Highlights Under the scheme, the Anganwadi workers are to get special health insurance of Rs 50 lakhs. The collectors of the districts in the state are to list Read More…

COVID-19: “Sahyog” Mobile application launched by Survey of India

The Survey of India has launched a mobile application called “Sahyog” to collect information about COVID-19 specific data sets through community engagement. Highlights The application will help to increase response activities of the GoI towards the pandemic. The data collected through the Sahyog application will be used to enhance other applications such as “Arogya Setu” Read More…

Combating HIV

India has made significant progress in the fight against HIV/AIDS in recent years. The following steps have been initiated by the government to strengthen the fight against HIV: A 360-degree multimedia campaign along with mass media supported by outdoor media such as hoardings, bus panels, information kiosks, folk performances and exhibition vans to create awareness Read More…

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