Topic: Mission Indradhanush
Even as the Covid vaccine remains the hot topic of conversation, officials say efforts are on to regain lost ground in the routine immunisation drive.
Effective counselling has resulted in women in 20 states being better informed of the side effects of various modes of modern contraception than before.
Johns Hopkins report lauds India for achieving global target of 90% coverage for 3 of 5 vaccines required to cut deaths of children under 5 years of age.
Ex-IAS officer C.K. Mishra says India's experience in rolling out Universal Immunisation Programme will help in designing strategy for distribution of Covid-19 vaccine once ready.
Since 2016, PSBs’ performance has only gone downhill despite Banks Board Bureau’s mandate to reinvent them for greater efficiency, among others.
Pakistan must reduce non-productive expenditures like defence. The country's political economy has been overdetermined by the imperative of 'national security'.
Aim is to ensure not just disengagement of troops, but overall de-escalation. Govt in favour of solving tensions through talks as it wants peace with all neighbours including China.
Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.