'Decision has been taken keeping the wellbeing of our young medical students in mind,' the Union health minister said.
He said that the country is conducting about one million tests per day which is way ahead of the target.
By producing its own testing kits, India will be able to meet its target of conducting one lakh tests per day by the end of next month.
Coronavirus India Roundup April 21: 47 more deaths, rapid testing kits faulty, 813 containment zones in Mumbai
According to the Health Ministry, 3,260 people have recovered overall with an encouraging 705 patients declared cured just yesterday.
JP Nadda asks BJP state chiefs not to hold Holi celebrations amid coronavirus outbreak as 28 cases reported across country
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan had earlier confirmed that the country now had 28 confirmed cases of coronavirus
Narendra Modi to inaugurate 5th India International Science Festival in Kolkata today; PM to address IISF gathering via video
IISF is an annual event organised jointly by science and technology-related ministries and departments of Indian government, Vijnana Bharati (Vibha), which is being held in Kolkata this year
Dr Harsh Vardhan urged the states to increase spending on health to 8% of their state budget to raise the national health spending to 2.5% of GDP by 2025.
'Aaj Se Thoda Kam': Harsh Vardhan urges Indians to eliminate foods high in fat, sugar and salt ahead of festive season
'Promise yourself that you shall reduce the intake of foods high in fat, sugar, and salt', said health minister Harsh Vardhan ahead of Dussehra.
Venkaiah Naidu visits Arun Jaitley at AIIMS, says former finance minister is stable, responding to treatment
Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday visited the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), where former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley is admitted, and was informed by doctors that the BJP leader is responding to treatment.
Bill to provide National Exit Test for entrance to postgraduate medical courses introduced in Lok Sabha
A bill that proposes National Exit Test, a common final year MBBS examination introduced in Lok Sabha. The National Medical Commission Bill, 2019 was introduced by Health and Family Welfare Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan. The bill provides for the setting up of a medical commission in place of the Medical Council of India.
Durga Temple vandalised: Amit Shah reprimands Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik over Chandni Chowk communal flare up
Post meeting with Amit Shah, Delhi Police Commissioner Amulya Patnaik said he briefed the home minister on the current situation in Hauz Qazi area of the national capital.
Bihar encephalitis deaths: Harsh Vardhan constitutes high-level multi-disciplinary team to monitor patients, find cause of viral disease
Union Health Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan on Monday said one more high-level multi-disciplinary team has been sent to Bihar for immediately undertaking the necessary groundwork to set up a state-of-the-art multi-disciplinary research centre at Muzaffarpur.
Admiral DK Joshi joins viral fitness challenge; nominates Kiren Rijiju, Piyush Goyal, Jayant Singh and Harsh Vardhan
In the first tweet by the Lt. Governor, the video shows him scuba diving in the Andaman and Nicobar islands, with the caption Visit Andamans to upgrade your Fitness the Fun way, endorsing the state's tourism.
Dr Harsh Vardhan said NAL had proposed to get Mark 2 version of the aircraft certified initially for military and subsequently for the civilian version.
Aeroplanes existed in India 7,000 years ago, the Indian Science Congress was told in a controversial lecture that examined ancient aviation technology in the Vedas.
Dr Harsh Vardhan wants to regulate commercial surrogacy in India.
Bukhari chose not to invite Prime Minister Modi (who is alleged to have played a role in the 2002 Gujarat riots but has been exonerated by a court of law) to the event, he has sent out invites to several BJP leaders.
In this day and age it is impossible to say that someone who is smoking is unaware of the damage they are doing to their lungs.
Dr Harsh Vardhan's personal website notes in his views on education, "So-called 'sex education' to be banned. Yoga to be made compulsory."
Dr Harsh Vardhan's morality argument that takes away the emphasis from condoms is dangerous and scary.