Accredited hospitals: A source of increasing medical tourism

India ranks tenth in the list of 46 countries that attract medical tourists from across the world. Quality healthcare, treatment, doctors and service under the Joint Commission International (JCI) and National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH) accreditation in Indian hospitals has been encouraging medical tourism in India. A report released by the […]

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Skill India placement rate remains low in the state

Only 32 percent of the trained individuals have been placed till now; quality of skills imparted remains a challenge. The placement rate under the Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY), a scheme under Skill India Mission, stood at 32 percent in Karnataka, lower than the national average of 43 percent. According to an official from […]

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Economic growth, a priority for Gujarat election

Opposition political parties attacking Gujarat Model of BJP for campaign. Parties such as Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP),  Indian National Congress (INC) and  Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) are focusing on the economic development of the state for the Gujarat elections. Anshul Avijit, national spokesperson of the INC said, “Our main agenda is economic development.” He added […]

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Mera ration app fails to cater to its users

Mera ration app, an app to help customers navigate their ration needs, is facing many technical issues The app has many technical issues. Experts and users say that the app often has no display, does not open,  has problems accessing the internet, and has problems with its database. A fair price shop owner said, “The […]

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Banks all geared up to launch India’s first retail digital currency

Banks are working on facilitating inter-banking transactions to aid the new digital currency. Banks are in the process of updating their systems to facilitate transactions in the new digital currency. The banks have focused on enabling this system to current account holders like business people first, as their transaction volume is large. Pooja Chawla, Deputy […]

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Karnataka’s first own Tiger Census Report postponed indefinitely

The Karnataka Forest Department’s tiger census has been postponed indefinitely as the department waits for the All India Tiger Estimation Reports of 2022 by the National Tiger Conservation Authority. Karnataka Forest Department’s Tiger Census report which was due around Aug. 9, 2022, has been pushed back indefinitely as department officials say they are awaiting  for […]

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