Category : Social Issues

Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2020

➢ Union Cabinet has approved the Surrogacy(Regulation) Bill, 2020.➢ The amended bill is reformed version of the

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Three-language formula: History and Analysis

Tamil Nadu has objected to the three-language formula advocated in the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020

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Kangaroo mother care (KMC)

Kangaroo mother care (KMC)It is the intervention where...

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Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill

➢ The Union Cabinet approved the Assisted Reproductive Technology Regulation Bill, 2020➢ Aim: To monitor medical procedures...

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Covid and food security

 Covid-19 and the ensuing global economic crisis have demonstrated that the world is unprepared for food security. The...

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NEP drops Mandarin from language list

 The National Education Policy (NEP) has dropped Mandarin (Chinese) from its list of foreign languages that can be taught in schools.

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Neo-natal Deaths

➢ According to UNICEF, in India (2018), under 5 Mortality Rate is 39 deaths per 1000 live births.➢ Infant Mortality Rate...

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Nutrition and Union Budget

➢ There was reference made to the unprecedented scale of developments under the NationalNutrition Mission in the 2020 Budget...

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Gender Gap in Science Education

➢ February 11 was the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, established by the United Nations to promote equal access...

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Amendments to Medical Termination of Pregnancy(MTP) Act...

➢ Union Cabinet’s approval of the amended MTP Bill 2020 which included changes demanded by women’s groups and courts,...

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Most missing women from Maharashtra, M.P.

➢ A study by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).➢ In 2019, the Supreme Court had directed the NCRB to analyze the data...

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National Immunization Day observed in India

➢ On January 19, 2020, the National Immunization Day (NID) was observed all over India as apart of Pulse Polio Programme,...

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