Nrhm

  • BJP MLA named ambassador for 'Save the girl child' campaign July 18, 2014

    BJP MLA Diya Kumari was on Friday named the brand ambassador for 'Save the girl child' campaign run by the state medical and health department under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM). An MoU to this effect was signed by her along with Health Minister Rajendra Singh Rathore in the presence...
  • NRHM scam: SC refuses to grant bail to exUP minister Babu Singh Kushwaha July 17, 2014

    The Supreme Court refused to grant bail to former UP cabinet minister Babu Singh Kushwaha in the multicrore National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam om Thursday. A bench of justices Ranjana Prakash Desai and N V Ramana refused to entertain his plea, saying the allegations against him are very grave and...
  • Assam: CM Gogoi urges NRHM to prevent spread of Japanese Encephalitis July 10, 2014

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Thursday urged the National Rural Health Mission to take measures to prevent spread of Japanese Encephalitis An official release said that Gogoi asked the NRHM Managing Director (InCharge of Assam) Gautam Ganguly for a vaccination drive to check the disease across various districts...
  • Government unlikely to substantially hike plan outlay in 201415 June 8, 2014

    New Delhi: The new government is unlikely to substantially enhance the Plan expenditure for 201415 in the Budget to be unveiled next month because it needs to keep fiscal deficit in check. The plan expenditure, or GBS (gross budgetary support), is the government spending on social sector schemes such as Bharat...
  • Uttarakhand government indulging in politics of vendetta by recommending CBI probe into NRHM scam: BJP April 28, 2014

    BJP on Monday said that the Uttarakhand government is indulging in politics of vendetta by recommending a CBI probe into the multicrore NRHM scam in the state at a time when the Lok Sabha polls are at the peak. Chief Minister Harish Rawat's recommendation of a CBI probe into alleged irregularities...
  • Harish Rawat recommends CBI probe into NRHM scam April 25, 2014

    Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat has recommended a CBI probe into the NRHM scam running into crores of rupees, in the state. The recommendation to this effect was made on Thursday, official sources said on Friday. The scam pertains to large scale irregularities in the distribution of medicines worth over Rs...
  • NRHM scam: HC rejects bail plea of exUP minister, another accused February 10, 2014

    The Allahabad High Court on Monday rejected the bail plea of former Uttar Pradesh minister Babu Singh Kushwaha and another accused in the multicrore NRHM scam. They are facing trial before a CBI court for alleged irregularities in the implementation of the scheme during the previous Mayawati government in the state. Justice...
  • CBI court defers hearing in five NRHM cases till February 21 February 8, 2014

    Hearing in five cases related to the multicrore National Rural Health Mission scam could not be taken up in CBI court on Friday. The court deferred hearing in all five cases as no judge was appointed to hear the cases. Hearing in four cases will be held on February 24, while the...
  • Life expectancy increased by 5 years in the past decade, claims UPA January 27, 2014

    As the second term of the United Progressive Alliance nears its end, a data released by the government shows that the health indicators across the country have shown significant improvements in the last 10 years. According to a Press Information Bureau release, life expectancy across India has increased by 5 years...
  • Haryana: 2 doctors arrested for sex determination test January 17, 2014

    Chandigarh: Two doctors, including a woman, were arrested by police on Friday after health department officials found them conducting sex determination tests on pregnant women in Haryana's Yamunanagar district. Both doctors, Nirmal Singh and Anu, escaped from their private hospital on Radaur road near Yamunanagar after health officials raided the premises....
  • Records related to NRHM scam missing from Muzaffarnagar: CBI September 5, 2013

    Muzaffarnagar: The Central Bureau of Investigation has lodged an FIR complaining that some records related to the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam here have gone missing. The CBI has found that some records related to the purchase of medicine in the district hospital between 2008 and 2011 are missing, Chief...
  • Centre refuses to release NRHM funds to Uttar Pradesh August 18, 2013

    Various programmes under the National Rural Health Mission are likely to be affected in Uttar Pradesh as the Centre has refused to release funds to the state for 201314, citing nonfulfillment of certain conditions. According to Union Healthy Ministry officials, the state could not claim its share of funds last year...
  • News briefs: JaipurMathura Superfast Train to ply Till Oct 1 August 5, 2013

    The JaipurMathuraJaipur superfast special train service started from Sunday. North Western Railway chief public relation officer Tarun Jain said train number 02404 JaipurMathura departs from Jaipur at3.20 pmand reaches Mathura at8.20 pm. Similarly, train 02403 MathuraJaipur superfast special departs from Mathura at8.25 amand reaches Jaipur at12.50 pm. These trains will...
  • Wife, brother of jailed former BSP leader Kushwaha join SP July 13, 2013

    Lucknow: In a dramatic development, Uttar Pradesh's ruling Samajwadi Party (SP) on Saturday inducted the wife and brother of former Bahujan Samaj Party leader and minister Babu Singh Kushwaha, arrested in the NRHM scam, into the party. While the SP chief Mulayam Singh Yadav was supposed to address a press meet...
  • Maharashtra healthcare woes: Over 1 lakh children dead in 4 yrs February 8, 2013

    Mumbai: It's called a 'bamboolance' by locals a makeshift ambulance in Nandurbar district in Maharashtra. For ailing villagers, it's the only mode to reach the nearest primary health centre which is a good 25 kilometers away. Poor healthcare and child malnutrition continue to plague large parts of rural Maharashtra....
  • UP govt cracks whip, freezes jobs under NRHM scheme October 14, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has cracked the whip in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM), freezing the appointments of over 15,000 health personnel, including doctors, under the scheme. Health Minister Ahmad Hasan froze the appointments following complaints of anomalies in appointments and allegations of irregularities against Chief Medical Officers...
  • UP: Probe ordered into 'abduction' of Gonda CMO October 11, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government has ordered a highlevel inquiry into the alleged abduction of the chief medical officer (CMO) of Gonda SP Singh by Minister of State for Revenue and Rehabilitation. "A twomember committee led by Additional Director Health has been set up to look into the matter and...
  • UP Minister tries to abduct Chief Medical Officer October 10, 2012

    New Delhi: In a bizarre case of kidnapping which shows why hooliganism is still a major challenge in Uttar Pradesh, a Samajwadi Party Minister allegedly abducted the Chief Medical Officer of Gonda in an attempt to force his friends names into the list of contractual doctors under the National Rural...
  • UP deputy CMO death: CBI files closure report September 28, 2012

    Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed its closure report in the Uttar Pradesh deputy chief medical officer Dr YS Sachan death case in the Lucknow bench of Allahabad High Court on Friday. The CBI has concluded that Dr Sachan's death is a case of suicide based on the forensic...
  • UP deputy CMO death: CBI to file closure report September 28, 2012

    Lucknow/New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is expected to file its closure report in the YS Sachan death case in the Allahabad High Court on Friday. Sources say that the CBI has called it a case of suicide based on the forensic report. Sachan, the former deputy Chief Medical...
  • UP Dy CMO YS Sachan committed suicide: CBI September 26, 2012

    Lucknow/ New Delhi: The mysterious death of Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr YS Sachan was a case of suicide and the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is set to file a closure report on it. Sources say the CBI is convinced that Sachan, who was found dead inside...
  • NRHM scam: CBI files new cases, conducts raids August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Thursday registered new cases in the National Rural Health Mission scam (NRHM) scam of Uttar Pradesh. The FIRs are based on the following allegations irregularity of Rs 2.4 crore in purchase of medicines, misappropriation of Rs 12.5 lakhs meant for district hospitals, fraudulent receipts...
  • NRHM scam: CBI conducts search operations in UP, Guj August 30, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday conducted search operations at six places across Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat in connection with the National Rural Health Mission scam after registering four new cases. CBI sources said the new cases registered are against unknown employees of Director General of Family Welfare office of Uttar...
  • 'Kushwaha wanted to put bribe money into college' August 26, 2012

    New Delhi: National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam accused Babu Singh Kushwaha was apparently planning to invest the alleged bribe money received by him into an engineering college and had set up two trusts for the purpose, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) sources have claimed. Kushwaha, who is in judicial...
  • NRHM scam: Lucknow court flays CBI's oral report August 23, 2012

    Lucknow: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday faced flak from the Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court after it submitted an oral report in the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) scam. Rejecting its report, the court directed the investigative agency to file a written status report within 24...
  • J&K to get 90 pc central funds under NRHM: Azad June 24, 2012

    Jammu: Announcing an increase in central funds for the state under NRHM from 85 to 90 per cent, Union Health and Family Welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Saturday offered special incentives to doctors serving in rural areas in Jammu and Kashmir. Under the National Rural Health Mission,...
  • J&K to get 90 pc central funds under NRHM: Azad June 23, 2012

    Jammu: Announcing an increase in central funds for the state under NRHM from 85 to 90 per cent, Union Health and Family Welfare minister Ghulam Nabi Azad on Satureday offered special incentives to doctors serving in rural areas in Jammu and Kashmir. Under the National Rural Health Mission, the share of...
  • NRHM scam: 20 doctors suspended in UP June 9, 2012

    Lucknow: The Uttar Pradesh government on Saturday suspended 20 senior health officials after their names cropped up in an ongoing CBI probe into embezzlement of over Rs 10,000 crore of the National Rural Health Mission fund. "The government has suspended 20...
  • Nurse Udasi Sahu makes NRHM a success in Odisha June 5, 2012

    Keonjhar: While the National Rural Health Mission is under scrutiny in Uttar Pradesh, Odisha seems to have a success story. Udasi Sahu, 43, in Keonjhar district is helping provide healthcare to a population of 5,000. For Guramani Mahanta, Udasi Sahu is no less than a saviour. The 27yearold mothertobe was...
  • NRHM scam: My husband is innocent, says Anant Mishra's wife June 2, 2012

    The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday conducted raids in three places in Uttar Pradesh in connection with the NRHM scam. The raids were conducted at the residential premises of former UP health minister Anant Mishra in Lucknow and Kanpur. ...