Harsh Vardhan Current Affairs - 2020

India attends NAM Health Minister meet

On May 20, 2020, Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan attended Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) through video conference. Highlights The NAM summit was chaired by the Health Minister of Azerbaijan Ogtay Shiraliyev. India at the summit, highlighted its contribution such as medical supplies to over 123 countries. This includes 59 NAM countries as well. The minister at Read More…

Health Minister chairs the 12th Group of Minister meeting on COVID-19

On April 17, 2020, the Union Health Minister Shri Harsh Vardhan chaired the 12th Group of Minister meeting on COVID-19. The meeting was attended by External Affairs minister, home minister for state, shipping and chemical and fertilizer minister for state, member of NITI Aayog, etc. Highlights The Group of Ministers discussed actions taken so far Read More…

Health Ministry launches ‘SAANS’ campaign

Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) launched SAANS: ‘Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully’ campaign to reduce child mortality due to pneumonia. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the campaign while inaugurating the 6th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices and Innovations. About SAANS campaign Objective: To reduce child mortality due Read More…

Guinness World Record of most students assembling radio kits simultaneously created

The Guinness World Record of most students assembling radio kits simultaneously was created on the third day of 5th India International Science Festival (IISF) 2019 being held in Kolkata. This is the 2nd Guinness World Record at IISF 2019 as earlier on first day of IISF more than 1,598 students had created a Guinness World Read More…

2nd phase of LOTUS-HR launched in New Delhi

The second phase of an Indo-Dutch project called Local Treatment of Urban Sewage Streams for Healthy Reuse, or LOTUS-HR was launched at Barapullah drain in New Delhi by Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhan and the Dutch Royal couple, Netherlands King Willem-Alexander and Queen Maxima. The Dutch Royal couple is on a five-day visit Read More…