From now onwards, bamboo will be treated as a grass and not a tree, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Tuesday. Addressing a gathering of tribals in Mandla town of Madhya Pradesh to mark the National Panchayati Raj Day, Modi said since tribals had to face punitive action for felling bamboo, the government had decided to categorise it as a grass. “Due to insufficient availability of bamboo, the country imports it. But if farmers grow bamboo on the fence of their ... Read More »
Monthly Archives: April 2018
Dubai goes Eco-friendly !
More than 1 million Tons of Carbon Dioxide will be abated by 2030 and 1.7 TWh of electricity will be saved by the same year in Dubai – according to the new targets revealed by Dubai’s Etihad Energy Services Company, Etihad ESCO, at the 4th annual RetrofitTech Dubai Summit & Awards. The event highlighted the growing investments being made and ... Read More »
Tech Integrated Healthcare
With the introduction of Health2.0 in the mid-2000s and the germination of digital healthcare startups, the sector has undergone new milestones in last 5 years. About 90 percent of the startups evaluated in 2015 were working on preventive healthcare and monitoring solutions, revealed an InnAccel’s report. The demand for healthcare has been increasing at twice the rate of the national economy. The government aims ... Read More »
India’s 1st successful 3D Brain Surgery
Recently, surgeons in the Neurology department of the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) hospital in New Delhi, had to wear 3D glasses when they entered the theatre. No, we are not talking about a movie theatre, but an operation theatre and the surgeons were wearing the 3D glasses for a medical operation like no other. The doctors conducted ... Read More »
All Medical Colleges to start PG Courses- Health Ministry
The Union health ministry has mooted a proposal to amend the Medical Council of India (MCI) Regulation to make it mandatory for all the medical colleges both government and private in the country to compulsorily start post graduate medical courses from the academic year 2020-21. According to the amendments to be made to the Post Graduate Medical Education Regulations, 2000 ... Read More »
Healthier communities in over 5000 villages
For over 100 years now, TVS Motor Company has been working for the well-being of its people and communities. Srinivasan Services Trust (SST), the social arm of TVS Motor Company, works in over 5000 villages in India, across 5 states, for inclusive development. Among the various trust areas, healthcare is occupying an important place in its agenda. In rural areas, ... Read More »
Data Science-a new beginning !
Data science is the next wave of innovation with the potential to transform every stage of new drug discovery and development process. Leveraging advanced data analytics represents a significant opportunity for the pharma industry. In this bio-economy, data science is rapidly expanding as the raw material of business and economic output on par with the capital and labour. We stand ... Read More »