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India’s First Advanced Forensic Lab dedicated to women related cases to come up in Chandigarh

Foundation of Sakhi Suraksha Advanced DNA Forensic Laboratory was laid in the campus of Central Forensic Science Lab (CFSL), Chandigarh. It is India’s first advanced forensic lab dedicated for crimes related to women for timely deliver justice. Key Facts The advanced lab in par with international standards will contribute to address gap in forensic DNA ..

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Gender bias caused excess deaths of girls under 5: Study

According to recent study of Lancet Global Health, there have been 2,39,000 excess deaths per year of girls under age of five in India due to gender bias. Excess mortality is difference between observed and expected mortality rates in both genders. Key Findings of Study The excess mortality accounted for about 2.4 million deaths in ..

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Government to set up additional 100 One Stop Centres for women safety

Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) in its Programme Approval Board (PAB) meeting has approved setting up additional 100 One Stop Centres (OSCs) for women affected by violence. These OSCs will be set up in Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. One Stop Centres (OSC) scheme ..

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POSHAN Abhiyaan: 1st meeting of National Council on India's Nutrition Challenges held in New Delhi

The first meeting of National Council on India’s Nutrition Challenges under POSHAN Abhiyaan was held in New Delhi. It saw participation of NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Dr Rajiv Kumar, CEO Amitabh Kant and representatives of various ministries of Central and State Governments. National Council on India’s Nutritional Challenges Its mandate is to provide policy directions ..

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NITI Aayog launches Women Entrepreneurship Platform

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has launched Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) on the occasion of International Women’s day (March 8, 2018). WEP’s theme song ‘ Naari Shakti’ composed and sung by renowned singer Kailash Kher was also released. Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) Objective Build vibrant ecosystem for women across country to help ..

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