Harsh Vardhan on Wednesday interacted with the health ministers and principal secretaries/additional chief secretaries of eight states/UT in the presence of Union Minister of State for Health, Ashwini Kumar Choubey.
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COVID-19 vaccine will be provided free of cost across the country: Harsh Vardhan
Vardhan on Friday chaired a high-level meeting to review preparedness at session sites across the country for Covid-19 vaccination trial run on Saturday.
Don’t believe in rumours against vaccine: Health Minister Harsh Vardhan
The Oxford-AstraZenaca vaccine has been recommended by the expert panel tasked with vetting Covid-19 vaccine proposals and has been forwarded to the Drug Controller General of India for approval.
Aim to cover 25 cr with Covid-19 vaccine by July: Harsh Vardhan
The Minister said that a high-level committee under Niti Aayog Member, Health, V.K. Paul is drawing up the entire process.
Not believing in act of God, Covid-19 vaccine expected in early 2021: Harsh Vardhan
Harsh Vardhan’s response came in a reply to a Member of Parliament who alleged that the government is waiting for the act of God in fight against the disease which on Monday inched closer to 55 lakh-mark in India
‘Irresponsible behaviour’ of people behind Covid-19 spike: Harsh Vardhan
In his reply on a special discussion on Covid-19 in the lower house of Parliament, he said the pandemic is spreading rapidly because of such behaviour.
Coronavirus vaccine to be available by ‘start of next year’: Harsh Vardhan
Coronavirus vaccine update: Two indigenous vaccines by Zydus Cadila and Bharat Biotech have completed phase 1. Serum Institute of India (SII) has again commenced the trials after getting clearance from the Drug Controller General of India.
Lockdown prevented up to 29 lakh Covid-19 cases: Harsh Vardhan
Allying public fears, he said that 92 per cent of coronavirus cases in India had reported mild symptoms. Oxygen was required to be given to the patients in only 5.8 per cent cases, and critical care in 1.7 per cent cases.
Government launches National Clean Air Programme to cut pollutants by 2024
New Delhi: Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Dr Harsh Vardhan on Thursday launched the National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) aiming to reduce toxic particulate matter by 2024, taking 2017 as the base year. With 2019 as its first year, the NCAP is a mid-term, five-year action plan[Read More…]
Harsh Vardhan stresses on Green Good Deeds to strengthen biodiversity
New Delhi, Emphasising that the Green Skill Development Programme will go a long way in reaping demographic dividends for the country, Union Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday stressed on the need for societal awareness programmes like Green Good Deeds to strengthen biodiversity. While releasing the 6th National Report to[Read More…]
India to be top two scientific nations in world by 2030: Harsh Vardhan
Kolkata: Union Minister for Science and Technology and Environment Harsh Vardhan on Monday said India is firmly on its course to become one of the top two scientifically advanced nations in the world by 2030. The minister said the country has made significant progress in the fields of nano technology,[Read More…]
No one can beat Modi in 2019 polls: Harsh Vardhan
Kolkata, Sep 14 (IANS) Union Minister and senior BJP leader Harsh Vardhan on Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi was politically invincible and there was no one to throw a challenge to him in next year’s general elections. “There is no one who can beat Narendra Modi… I do not think[Read More…]
World Elephant Day: Six new elephant corridors to protect natural nomads
Expressing concern over the increasing number of elephant deaths in India, an international organisation involved in the preservation and protection of these animals globally has stressed the urgent need for a comprehensive policy change in the country to arrest the rapid fall in elephant population. Speaking to IANS, Azzedine Downes, President and CEO of International Fund For Animal[Read More…]