May 7, 2013
TheKnowledge@ Wharton (K@W) Web site of March 21 gives an incisive as well as revealing account of the state of philanthropy in India. It is well worth visiting by every netizen and member...
New Delhi, April 12
The Finance Ministry has asked all banks to get ready for the nationwide roll out of transfer of LPG subsidy through the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) programme.
Visakhapatnam, March 24
The State Government is thinking of bringing every one in the State under the Arogya Sri health insurance programme so that diseases that need expensive treatment for long periods...
Kolkata, March 8
After the opening of hugely popular fair price medicine shops, the West Bengal government plans to open similar diagnostic centres where services will be offered for as low as Rs 500.
Manila, Feb 15
In a notable charitable initiative, an NRI doctor has offered to provide free paediatric cardiac services for 50 needy Filipino children in the next two years.Padma Shri Dr Moopen, Chairman...
January 30, 2013
Sustaining the PDS through decentralised grain storage obviates the need for complex infrastructure for logistics.
Hyderabad, Jan. 8
Mobile banking transactions could lead to pilferages
Bhubaneswar, Jan 4
The Odisha government in a notification today clamped a ban on the manufacture, sale and use of gutkha and panmasala containing tobacco or nicotine.
“The manufacture, storage, sale and di...
Washington, May 9
Former World Bank economist Prabhu Pingali has been appointed by Cornell University to lead the effort to help reduce poverty and malnutrition in India, a project established through a $25-million...
Bhopal, May 7
Clinton Foundation CEO Dr Ira Magaziner called on Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan here and assured cooperation to the state in malnutrition and maternal as well as infant moral...
Kochi, March 28
Muthoot Finance Ltd has announced the launch of a pension scheme for the group employees under the National Pension System (NPS). The employees’ contribution to the scheme will be linked...
March 8, 2013
The distinction between personal and corporate philanthropy has not been clearly understood.
New Delhi, Feb. 22
Rs 5 crore disbursed ; AP tops in number of beneficiaries »
New Delhi, Jan. 31
Expected to boost accountability, transparency
New Delhi, Jan. 28
Dependence on the public distribution system (PDS) for buying essential commodities has gone up in recent times, according to the results of the latest household consumption survey...
Cuttack, Jan 8
The Orissa High Court has asked the state government to submit a copy of the comprehensive notification that was issued last week banning the sale and manufacture of gutkha in the state.A D...
Chandwa (Jharkhand), Dec 30
All districts in Jharkhand would be covered in the Direct Cash Transfer programme by middle of next year, Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said on Sunday. “Now Hazaribagh, Ramgarh, Sareikela-Kh...