Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers Current Affairs, GK & News

Data Governance Quality Index released by NITI Aayog: Key Facts

The NITI Aayog and Development Monitoring and Evaluation Office (DMEO) recently conducted the Data Governance Quality Index Survey. According to the survey, the Department of Fertilizers that works under Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers was ranked third. The department scored 4.11 out of 5 on Data Quality Index. Around 65 departments and ministries were surveyed. ..




‘India Pharma 2020’ & ‘India Medical Device 2020 Conference & Exhibition’ held in Gujarat

The Department of Pharmaceuticals (Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers) in collaboration with Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) is organising ‘India Pharma 2020’ & ‘India Medical Device 2020 Conference & Exhibition’ at Gandhi Nagar, Gujarat. The theme of the event, which is to be held from March 5th to 7th is: “India Pharma: Meeting Challenges of ..


Janaushadhi Week celebrated from March 1 to 7

Janaushadhi Week is being celebrated across the country from March 1 to March 7 2020 and Jan Aushadi Diwas on March 7. During this week, several activities like health check-up Camp, free doctor consultation, free medicine distribution were organised at various Janaushadhi Kendras. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana is an initiative by Department of Pharmaceuticals, ..


Suvidha Napkins

Sanitary napkins are an essential part of women’s hygiene needs. However, unfortunately, many women in India, lack access to sanitary napkins and are forced to use other substitutes. Why? These substitutes, mainly old clothes, are unsanitary and pose a major health risk to the women using them. The women are forced to use unhygienic aids ..


NPPA Slashes Prices of 9 Non-Scheduled Cancer Drugs

The National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) has slashed the prices of 9 non-scheduled cancer drugs by up to 87 per cent as part of its efforts to bring down drugs prices. The move is expected to curb profiteering on these vital drugs and to make cancer cure affordable for patients and their families. National Pharmaceutical Pricing ..