Karnataka Health Scheme not Really Affordable

The Arogya Bhagya Yojane Health Scheme not a very helpful tool for the people of Karnataka State. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 31, 2019. Arogya Bhagya Yojane, the state level health scheme for Karnataka is not totally free for the people. The health insurance program follows the ideology of ‘Treatment first and payment next’. But […]

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Will Electric Buses take over?

Concession Aims to Introduce Electric Buses By SA Gayatri Bangalore, Jan. 24, 2019. The National Institute of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog scheme has issued a model concession agreement for Public-Private Partnership (PPP) aimed at the operation and maintenance of electric buses in cities across India, hopefully at some point in 2019. This model concession agreement […]

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Lack of Funds for Eco-Clubs in Schools

National Green Corps suffering from lack of money is leading to problems for the eco-clubs in Government schools. By Surbhi Jain Bengaluru, Jan. 17, 2019: National Green Corps (NGC) is a national school programme of the Ministry of Environment Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC), which was launched in 2001 to establish a National Green Army in […]

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Fraudulent Practices by Panchayat Leaves Residents Homeless

Residents of the Hirebevennur village need to pay a high price in order to have a house constructed. By Ajay Ramanathan Bengaluru, Nov.23, 2018. The residents of the Hirebevanur village, located in the Indi taluk of Karnataka’s Bijapur district, alleging that the village panchayat charges an unfairly high price for the construction of a house. […]

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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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No Condom Vending Machines in the City

  The city continues to move with no condoms vending machines. Bangalore, Sept. 17, 2018: The number of AIDS/HIV cases has gradually increased in the city over the past year. The awareness program by the Karnataka State Aids Prevention Society (KSAPS) includes the monitoring of sex workers and their health check. The society provides free condoms […]

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