Asha Worker
Opinion  /  Published 19.10.21

GHI: When power does not empower

This Vijaya Dashami, the prime minister, Narendra Modi, said his government aims to make India the strongest military power globally on its own strength. In the preceding weeks, two reports and data s...
By Jaideep Hardikar

India  /  Published 19.05.21

Allowance for Odisha Asha workers

Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced that all the accredited social health activist (Asha) workers, who are in charge of Covid isolation centres in the state, will be given a one-t...
By Our Correspondent in Bhubaneswar

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.21

Workers in a war of vaccination

India is witnessing one of the largest public vaccination initiatives, that of the two drugs against Covid-19. The responsibility to make sure that nobody is left behind will be borne by the bureaucra...
By Avantika Shrivastava, Prakriti Singh

Calcutta  /  Published 25.09.20

Relief for hawkers, civic volunteers, Asha team

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday announced a one-time financial assistance for hawkers ahead of the festive season and also a salary hike for civic volunteers and Asha workers. She also ann...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 09.04.20

Asha workers: Frontline fight

Bulbuli Dey, an accredited social health activist (Asha) at Doomdooma first referral unit hospital in Tinsukia district of Upper Assam, is leading by example in the fight against Covid-19.The 40-year-...
By Manoj Kumar Ojha in Doomdooma

India  /  Published 29.11.19

Newborn deaths in UP trigger blame game

A sample survey’s discovery of a newborn mortality rate in parts of Uttar Pradesh that is 10 times the state average has begun a blame game, with bureaucrats blaming grassroots health workers who ar...
By Piyush Srivastava in Lucknow


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