Monday, February 18, 2013

Issue of Non-Communicable Diseases (NCDs)

  • non-infectious and non-transmissible among people 
Leads to
  • morbidity(diseased state of individual) and premature deaths 
  • most common in low and middle income countries

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

AgustaWestland choppers issue

  • Earlier Mi-17 cargo helicopters were used for VVIP deployment.
  • Indian Air Force has sought the AgustaWestland choppers as a replacement
  • The Comptroller and Auditor General "it was a waste of resources"

Friday, February 8, 2013

Rashtriya Bal Swaasthya Karyakram

  • Also known as Child Health Screening and Early Intervention Services
  • Under The Ministry of Health & Family Welfare 
  • Part of the National Rural Health Mission(NRHM)


Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Solar Fencing

  • Non-Lethal Solar Powered Perimeter Security System. 
  • Operate as Psychological and Physical Barrier. 
  • The System will alert any kind of intrusion through an audio alarm system that can be in the vicinity of more than 500 meters, within a second. 

Monday, February 4, 2013

Direct Benefits Transfer (DBT)

What is DBT??
direct benefits transfer is a government scheme that aims :
entitlements and benefits to the people can be transferred directly to them through biometric based Aadhaar linked Bank Account.

India - Ukraine

Delegation-level talks between the visiting Ukrainian President and Indian PM in december 2012

  • Defence cooperation
  • R&D joint production model


  • caused by virus
  • mainly affects child below age of 5 yrs
  • virus enters through mouth