Staff Shortage in Public Libraries in Karnataka.

Despite the fervor of the National Library Week, libraries in Karnataka remain understaffed. National Library Week’s closing ceremony was held at the Vijaynagar Central Library today with the main emphasis on felicitating those who have made great contributions in the development of public libraries around Karnataka. The function was inaugurated by the MLA ( Member […]

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National Bamboo Mission: Government’s Great Initiative

India fairly has around five percent of bamboo market in the world The National Bamboo Mission (NBM), approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA), launched on April 25, 2018, focused on promoting the conservation of bamboo and increasing its growth by adopting area-based, regionally differentiated strategy to increase its cultivation in India. It […]

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World Development Report’s Promise to Education

1300 villages in India, nearly 24% of teachers were absent during unannounced visits Bengaluru, Nov 19, 2018: The World Development Report 2018 (WDR 2018) was published in February 2018 which is the 40th in the series , introduced a new agenda on ‘Learning to realize education’s promise’, which is the first ever promise that has […]

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Urbanisation making wildlife homeless

Bengaluru, Oct. 11, 2018 : Man-animal conflict is becoming a grave issue as animals are continuously moving out of their habitats to the cities, hunting for prey. In 2018, Karnataka has had instances of 143 leopards entering the cities. Extreme urbanisation, poaching and even farming in wildlife zones are big threats to wildlife. According to […]

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National Health Mission Does not Offer Peritoneal Dialysis

The Program struggles in covering peritoneal dialysis for its patients. Bengaluru, Sept. 11, 2018: The National Health Mission rolled out a dialysis program for the poor in 2016 known as the ‘The Pradhan Mantri National Dialysis Program’ which covers only one kind of dialysis that is Haemodialysis (HD) and not Peritoneal dialysis (PD) because it is […]

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Patients Suffering from Lack of Beds in NIMHANS

Lament of the people against the lack of management in NIMHANS   Bengaluru, Aug. 23, 2018: The Emergency Care ward for Neurosurgery and Neurosciences at the National Institute of Mental Health & Neuro Sciences lacks beds, which is causing a lot of trouble to attend to patients. According to the nurse in charge Kavitha D., […]

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