Shuchi misses January deadline, too

Shuchi scheme is a government scheme meant for supplying sanitary napkins to adolescent girls at school level.  Schools are not being supplied with sanitary napkins under Shuchi Scheme in January as promised by Health and Family welfare department of Government of Karnataka. B.S. Suma, principal of Jyothy Kendra Vidhyala, Kanakpura Road said that none of […]

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No help for animals

Animal lovers in Bangalore are upset over the delay in restarting of the 24/7 animal helpline.  Activist groups like CJ Memorial Trust have requested the government to restart the helpline, as it was of help to animal lovers. They have started an online petition for the revival of the helpline. According to the petition, the […]

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Trans persons overlooked in HIV Surveillance

There is no specific HIV sero-surveillance facility for the transgender community in Bangalore; government officials say that there are no immediate plans to establish one.  Currently, there is no HIV sero-surveillance center for transgender people in Bangalore, despite the Karnataka State Policy on Transgender (2017) mandating the establishment of such centers by the government.   […]

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