Bangalore: First City to train staff under Skill India

125 of 145 railway cleaning staff have received training under the Pradan Mantri Skill India Initiative in Bangalore. Neetu Saini Bangalore, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 Bangalore becomes the first city to train the railway cleaning staff under Pradhan Mantri Skill India Initiative. The Knight Frank India Ltd working with the Indian Railway Station Development Corporation […]

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Swachh Bharat Mission failed to meet its deadline

PM Modi’s declaration of open defecation free India, proves to be fallacious as India is still not free, as per the panchayat reports of Belagavi By Surbhi Shah The Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) failed to meet its deadline in Belagavi district as 81 per cent of the households do not have toilets, Rural Development and […]

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Shortage of Child Rights Staff in Karnataka

Out of 12 vacancies only six child rights staffers have been recruited this year in Karnataka. By Neetu Saini With the increase in the number of child abuse cases, Karnataka State Commission for Protection of Child Rights (KSCPCR) is facing shortage of staff which is affecting the proceedings of the cases ultimately causing delay in […]

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Neglected castes in Karnataka wail for recognition

Different caste groups in Karnataka are fighting for the rights to avail income and caste certificate. Sheikh Saquib Vijayan, from Saurashtra caste has applied fifteen times for income and caste certificate in Nada Kacheri. He needs the Secondary School Leaving Certificate (SSLC) for his children who are studying in Mathas International School. However, he is […]

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Shortage of Suchi kits in Government Schools

Karnataka government’s menstrual hygiene initiative is yet to attain its objective of providing free sanitary napkins to  girls at schools. Neetu Saini Schools in Mudhol have raised concerns about the shortage of Suchi kits provided to them by the Educational block. Out of the 13 packets of sanitary napkins each female student should be receiving […]

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Empty vaccine warehouses a dilemma for state

Tetanus still prevalent in Karnataka with rising cases and empty vaccine warehouses By Surbhi Shah Bengaluru: Tetanus cases are on the rise as Karnataka is low on vaccine stocks. There is a 60.71 per cent increase of tetanus cases as against last year in the state as per the National Health Profile 2019 report. “There […]

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