Opposition leaders express concern over Yoga minister Yesso Naik's absence during Lok Sabha Question Hour
Opposition leaders, including TMC's Saugata Roy on Friday, expressed concern in the Lok Sabha over the absence of ministers when issues related to their ministries are being discussed in the House
Ayushman Bharat-Jan Arogya Yojana starts in Jammu; PM Narendra Modi to launch scheme across country on 23 September
The ambitious "Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY)" which provides poor and vulnerable families coverage for secondary and tertiary care hospitalization was launched in Jammu on Thursday.
Narendra Modi likely to announce launch of Ayushman Bharat-NHPS scheme during Independence Day address
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to announce the launch of the Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Scheme (AB-NHPS) on a pilot basis in some states tomorrow on the occasion of Independence Day
The government should focus more on creating awareness on crop insurance with farmers through training about the benefit of the scheme at Krishi Vikas Kendra and rural NGOs
Health ministry expands CGHS benefits: Move to provide free treatment in empanelled private hospitals to 45 lakh employees
The ministry of health and family welfare has made it easier for central government employees to avail CGHS benefits from private hospitals.
Beneficiaries of the Central Government Health Scheme aged 80 and above will no more need to stand in a queue for consulting doctors at CGHS dispensaries.
Cardiac stents row: ESIC told to reveal patients referred to private hospitals after RTI applicant alleges corruption
Taking a serious view of private hospitals "fleecing" patients for cardiac stents, the Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESCI) to disclose the number of patients referred by it to private hospitals for the implants and the prices paid to those hospitals.
In series of far-reaching suggestions, a high-level panel has recommended entry of private players and setting up an independent regulator in the Indian Railways among other proposals in its report submitted to the government on Friday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday voiced serious concern at the perceived "atmosphere of indifference" with regard to ex-servicemen's issues such as delay in pension and directed the authorities to pay more attention to their resolution at the earliest.