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  • Plastic carry bag makers seek relaxation from ban

    Plastic carry bag makers seek relaxation from ban

    The plastic carry bag manufacturers association stressed that high thickness plastic bags are recyclable and do not adversely affect the environment.

    July 19, 2019
  • Online food orders cannot be delivered in Punjab without hygiene rating: Minister

    Online food orders cannot be delivered in Punjab without hygiene rating: Minister

    Punjab Health Minister Brahm Mohindra directed online food ordering and delivery companies to display the hygiene rating of all Food Business Operators (FBO) registered/affiliated with them.

    May 30, 2019
  • After dengue outbreak, Punjab health minister blasts departments

    After dengue outbreak, Punjab health minister blasts departments

    "The careless approach of most of government departments in not discharging their administrative duty for curbing the outbreak of dengue has resulted in the present situation," Mohindra said.

    November 5, 2018
  • Infighting AAP MLAs face potshots in Assembly

    Infighting AAP MLAs face potshots in Assembly

    Cleared divided between two Opposing groups, the main Opposition in the Punjab Assembly, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday faced embarrassing moments during the on-going session with the rival parties taking potshots at AAP over lack of unity in the 20-member legislature party. With the eight member group led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira refusing to...

    August 28, 2018
  • Minister warns adulterators of food Items

    Minister warns adulterators of food Items

    With huge quantities of adulterated dairy products getting recovered from across the state, Punjab’s health and family minister, Brahm Mohindra, on Sunday warned those indulging in making spurious and adulterated milk and milk products in the state. He ordered the District Health Officers and Assistant Food Commissioners to take stern action against the culprits under...

    August 20, 2018
  • Now drug clinics at all Punjab community health centres

    Now drug clinics at all Punjab community health centres

    To provide health care services and treatment to drug dependent persons at the village level, the Punjab government is setting up ‘Outpatient Opioid Assisted Treatment’ (OOAT) clinics in community health centres (CHC) of state. The health and family welfare minister, Brahm Mohindra said after witnessing spectacular response of ‘Outpatient Opioid Assisted Treatment’ (OOAT) Clinics’ across...

    July 17, 2018
  • Punjab govt orders doctors to treat drug addiction cases on priority

    Punjab govt orders doctors to treat drug addiction cases on priority

    Following spate of drug-related deaths, Punjab health and family welfare department has issued strict instructions to all civil surgeons to give priority to the cases of drug addiction. Disclosing this, health and family welfare minister Brahm Mohindra said civil surgeons have been made duty-bound to admit the patient suffering from addiction and start the treatment...

    July 7, 2018
  • Punjab Health Dept gets 124 pc hike in blood donations

    Punjab Health Dept gets 124 pc hike in blood donations

    In a first, the Punjab Health Department has achieved the 124 per cent of the set target in blood donation. On the occasion of ‘World Blood Donors Day’ on Thursday, Punjab Health and Family Welfare minister Brahm Mohindra stated that under the Punjab Blood Transfusion Council, a target was set to collect 1,80,000 units of...

    June 15, 2018
  • Only 2 districts in Punjab achieved over 50 pc MR vaccine target

    Only 2 districts in Punjab achieved over 50 pc MR vaccine target

    Even as the Punjab government is set to achieve hundred per cent target of Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination by 2020, only two districts out of 22 have achieved over 50 per cent target. The two districts are Ropar and Pathankot have yet achieved the target of 65 per cent and 55 per cent, respectively, in a...

    June 8, 2018
  • MR campaign: Nearly 55 pc children vaccinated in Punjab

    MR campaign: Nearly 55 pc children vaccinated in Punjab

    The state Health Department in Punjab has vaccinated around 39 Lakh children against a target of 70 Lakh, under its ongoing Measles Rubella (MR) vaccine campaign. In a Press statement on Tuesday, the Health and Family Welfare minister Brahm Mohindra said that it was a herculean task for the department to drive home the very...

    May 29, 2018
  • MoUs for ‘Ayushman Bharat’ signed, Punjab backs out

    MoUs for ‘Ayushman Bharat’ signed, Punjab backs out

    Even as four north Indian states, including Himachal Pradesh, and one Union Territory signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Centre for implementation of ‘Ayushman Bharat’, a flagship scheme of Modi government, in the presence of Union health and family welfare minister, JP Nadda here on Monday, Punjab chose to back out. “We have some reservations....

    May 15, 2018
  • Anti-development campaign affecting MR Vaccination: Brahm Mohindra

    Anti-development campaign affecting MR Vaccination: Brahm Mohindra

    The Punjab Health and Family Welfare minister Brahm Mohindra on Thursday apprehended the anti-development campaigns at the behest of some private run hospitals for affecting the state government’s Measles-Rubella (MR) campaign. The minister said that he will look into the matter to identify the establishment of any such group that was creating the propaganda against...

    May 11, 2018
  • 13 pc hike in Budget to upgrade state’s healthcare system: Mohindra

    13 pc hike in Budget to upgrade state’s healthcare system: Mohindra

    As the Punjab government has allocated a budget of Rs 4,015 for health care services in the state, the Health and Family Welfare Minister Brahm Mohindra on Sunday said that the substantial 13 percent hike in the health budget will provide the quality and affordable health services to the citizens of Punjab. Terming the budget...

    March 25, 2018
  • Meeting held to finalise draft policy

    Meeting held to finalise draft policy

    The third meeting of the Cabinet sub-committee of a group of ministers held on Friday to finalise the draft policy of unauthorized colonies. The meeting was chaired by Punjab health minister Brahm Mohindra during which the group of minister unanimously approved the draft policy. “It will now going to be presented before the Punjab Cabinet...

    March 16, 2018
  • Docs oppose govt’s cadre merger plan

    Docs oppose govt’s cadre merger plan

    The Punjab government seems to be at loggerheads as a large number of doctors working in state’s rural areas apparently not supporting the government’s move to merge them with the strength of the state Health Department in an attempt to meet the staff shortage. However, the Cabinet sub-committee headed by Health minister Brahm Mohindra is...

    January 13, 2018
  • 121 cancer cases detected in Punjab in 6 months

    121 cancer cases detected in Punjab in 6 months

    After checking over one lakh people under cancer screening programme, the Punjab government’s Health Department has found 121 positive cases of cancer in the past six months. In a statement issued on Friday the state Health Department disclosed that these patients have been referred to the tertiary care at empanelled hospitals of the state so far. Health...

    October 13, 2017
  • Regulation is important for democracy to survive: Vice President Naidu

    Regulation is important for democracy to survive: Vice President Naidu

    Vice President Venkaiah Naidu today asserted that democracy can survive only if there are regulations in place, as freedom too comes with its own limitations. Naidu, who was here to inaugurate the 15th edition of the Indian School of Business (ISB) Leadership Summit 2017, said that no one can hurt anyone’s feeling or create social...

    September 22, 2017

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