Health Scheme
West Bengal  /  Published 19.02.21

Medical teachers’ sit-in for pay hike, promotion

Nearly 150 teachers attached to the JNM Hospital and College of Medicine, Kalyani, staged a day-long sit-in in front of the principal’s chamber on Thursday, demanding their inclusion in the West...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kalyani

Calcutta  /  Published 30.12.20

Panel to look into Swasthya Sathi rates

The state government on Tuesday formed a committee to look into, among other things, whether the rates under the Swasthya Sathi insurance scheme could be increased as demanded by private hospitals. &n...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.09.20

Odisha scheme for sanitation workers

A wild boar was hacked to death by residents of a village in Odisha’s Kendrapara district after it attacked two persons, an official said, reports  PTI. “The animal had entered into ...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 10.06.20

Govt action against CGHS hospitals refusing treatment

Action would be initiated against all CGHS empanelled hospitals designated as Covid and non-Covid facilities for denying treatment to coronavirus infected patients and to those suffering from other di...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 09.06.19

Whose health scheme is better? Arvind Kejriwal and Centre spar

Union health minister Harsh Vardhan on Saturday described a network of state government-funded primary healthcare clinics in Delhi as an “utter flop”, intensifying a duel with Delhi chief minister...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

North East  /  Published 07.12.19

Healthcare plea to private hospitals

The Mizoram government on Saturday appealed to all private hospitals to implement the state healthcare scheme. Speaking to reporters here on Saturday, state health secretary H. Lalengmawia said the go...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.01.20

Ayushman fails to save boy

Monday’s death of a 12-year-old boy from a poor home, whose family has alleged he did not get treatment for a rare congenital heart defect despite having a card of the Centre’s flagship health sch...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.02.19

Bengal to include 1 crore extra people in health scheme

The Mamata Banerjee government has opted out of a central scheme to pay doles to farmers and decided to extend the ambit of the state’s health plan to include around 1 crore more beneficiaries.The t...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 09.10.18

High-rated tenders delay health scheme

The expectation of the people in Meghalaya to avail benefit from the health insurance scheme of the Centre — Ayushman Bharat — and the state under the Megha Health Insurance Scheme (MHIS) will tak...
By Rining Lyngdoh


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