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Report on Determining Methodology for Fixing National Minimum Wage

The expert committee under the Chairmanship Dr Anoop Satpathy has submitted its report on “Determining the Methodology for Fixation of the National Minimum Wage to the Government of India. The Expert committee was asked to examine and review the norms and ..

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February 4: World Cancer Day

Every year World Cancer Day is observed on February 4. The day is observed to save millions of preventable deaths each year through education, raising awareness and by pressing governments and individuals across the world to take action against the ..

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Balram Bhargava appointed as new Director General of Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR)

Balram Bhargava has been appointed the new Director General of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and Secretary of the Department of Health Research. He, at present Professor/Senior Consultant Cardiologist at AIIMS, has been appointed to the post for ..

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Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) awarded with International Kochon Prize 2017

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), the research body of the health ministry, has been awarded the International Kochon Prize 2017 for its contribution to the national programme in Tuberculosis research. The ICMR through its TB Consortium has accelerated ..

Dr. Swaminathan to assume charge of Deputy Director General of Programmes (DDP) at WHO

The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) is the apex body in India for the formulation, coordination and promotion of biomedical research. It funded by the Government of India through the Department of Health Research, Ministry of Health and Family ..

Soumya Swaminathan become first Indian to hold deputy director general post at World Health Organisation (WHO)

Dr Soumya Swaminathan has become the first Indian to hold deputy director general post for Programmes at the World Health Organisation (WHO). Currently, she is the Director General (DG) of the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). Dr Swaminathan is ..