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English Release 1-September 2014
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  • President's Secretariat
  • Extracts from speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the 14th convocation of University of Jammu
  • President calls upon Universities to create the right environment for promoting entrepreneurship
  • President of India’s message on the eve of National Day of Vietnam
  • Vice President's Secretariat
  • PROBATIONERS OF IP&TAFS CALL ON VICE PRESIDENT
  • Vice President Meets Differently Abled Children from UMEED
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • Text of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s remarks at the Joint Press Briefing with Shri Shinzo Abe, the Prime Minister of Japan at Tokyo,Japan
  • Factsheet: India and Japan - Partners for Common Development
  • Remarks by Prime Minister at the Joint Press Briefing with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe of Japan
  • Tokyo Declaration for India - Japan Special Strategic and Global Partnership
  • Text of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s keynote address at the luncheon hosted by Nippon Kiedanren – the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Japan-India Business Cooperation Committee
  • Text of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s address during his visit to Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo, Japan
  • PM’s keynote address at the luncheon hosted by Nippon Kiedanren – the Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and the Japan-India Business Cooperation Committee
  • PM visits Taimei Elementary School in Tokyo
  • Election Commission
  • Bye- Election to the Council of States from Madhya Pradesh
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Conditions for Import of Onion
  • Min of Commerce & Industry
  • Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2004-05=100), July, 2014
  • Min of Defence
  • Student Interaction Drive by IAF – Guardians of the SKY-II
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Auction for Sale (Re-Issue) of Government Stocks
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • 816 passengers being tracked for Ebola Virus Disease
  • Transparency assured in upcoming government organ transplantation network
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • Home Minister Denies Reports of Bilateral Talks with PAK Counterpart in Kathmandu
  • Min of Human Resource Development
  • 54th Foundation day of NCERT Celebrated with Focus on Gender Inclusion
  • Min of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
  • Dr. Jitendra Singh meets Canadian Minister and President of Treasury Board, Mr. Tony Clement
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister calls upon the Oil Marketing Companies to contribute to the welfare of the society in large measure
  • Diesel Under-Recovery decreased to Rs 0.08/litre for the fortnight commencing 01.09.2014
  • Min of Road Transport & Highways
  • “Road Traffic Act” to replace Motor Vehicles Act- 1988, says Gadkari

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Cabinet10-September, 2009 14:50 IST
Annual Health Survey under National Rural Health Mission for preparing District Health Profiles – Creation of an SAG Level post ( Project Director)
The National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) was launched by the Government of India in April 2005, with a view to bringing about dramatic improvement in the health system and the health status of the people, especially those who live in the rural areas of the country. The Mission seeks to provide universal access to equitable, affordable and quality health care which is accountable and at the same time responsive to the needs of the people. The NRHM also aims to achieve the goals set out under the National Health Policy and the Millennium Development Goals during the Mission period.

Accurate, relevant and up-to-date information is essential for the health service providers at all levels so that they can initiate action on the gaps in the system based on evidence and information. Recognising the need for an information base, one of the core strategies of NRHM is “Strengthening capacities for data collection, assessment and review for evidence based planning, monitoring and supervision”. As a step in this direction, the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, in collaboration with the Registrar General of India (RGI), Ministry of Home Affairs, is launching an Annual Health Survey in the erstwhile Empowered Action Group States ( Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattishgarh, Uttarakhand, Uttar Pradesh, Orissa and Rajasthan) and Assam. This survey aims to provide feedback on the impact of the schemes under NRHM in reduction of Total Fertility Rate (TFR), Infant Mortality Rate (IMR) at the district level and the Maternal Mortality Ratio (MMR) at the regional level by estimating these rates on an annual basis for around 284 districts in these States. The field work for the survey would be undertaken by private agencies and supervised by the officers of the Registrar General of India, where several posts have been created to monitor the work of the field agencies. The field work for the survey would commence during 2009-10 and the first set of results is likely to start flowing during 2010-11. Based on the experience of this exercise, a decision will be taken on future expansion of the survey to other parts of the country.

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