Mental health Current Affairs, GK & News
The Principal Scientific Advisor to Government of India recently launched a mobile application to promote the mental wellbeing of the people of India. It is called the MANAS App. About the MANAS App MANAS stands for Mental Health and Normalcy Augmentation System. It is a comprehensive and national digital wellbeing platform. The MANAS integrates indigenous ..
The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare issued guidelines to manage mental illness during COVID-19 pandemic. The guidelines will help protect vulnerable patients and frontline health care workers. This is being done to reduce risk of COVID-19 exposure and protect patients against psychiatric disorders. Highlights The guidelines were issued based on the recommendation of Indian ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
Every year, the World Mental Health Day is celebrated on October 10. The day was first initiated by World Federation for Mental Health. The day is marked by several International organisations spread all over the world. In some countries like Australia, the day is a part of Mental Health Week. Highlights According to WHO, mental ..
Category: Important Days & Events Current Affairs
On September 24, 2020, Fit India Dialogue was held virtually. PM Modi addressed the dialogue and released the “Age appropriate Fitness Protocols” marking the first anniversary of Fit India Movement. Highlights During the dialogue, the prime minister interacted with actor Milind Soman, cricketer Virat Kohli. They shared their fitness experiences with the Prime Minister. According ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Minister of State for Human Resources Development, Secretaries of the Department of Higher Education and the School Education and Literacy will launch the mental health awareness initiative, Manodarpan, as part of the Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyan of the Prime Minister. This initiative has the objective of providing psycho-social support to the students for their mental ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs