Linking Labour with Security: the MAiN Plan

Linking Labour with Security: the MAiN Plan

Hundreds of migrant workers in the states of Delhi and Kerala have been linked to a special Government portal that will give them access to various government services across the country, thanks to an initiative by the Jesuit Conference of India, and more will follow. The campaign started by the Migrant Assistance and Information Network […]

Health Card link to ‘Digital Healthcare’

Health Card link to ‘Digital Healthcare’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi this week launched the Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission to provide people with a digital health ID, which will contain their health records. The nationwide roll-out of the Digital Health ID card coincides with the celebration of the third anniversary of Ayushman Bharat Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB PM-JAY) by the […]

New Coordinators for CCBI

New Coordinators for CCBI

The  87th Executive committee of the Conference of Catholic Bishops of India (CCBI), culminated with the appointment of  coordinators for the education, health, social service and media apostolate. The decision was taken during the conference’s 87th executive committee meeting held September 21-22. Salesian Father Joseph Manipadam, currently the coordinator for Education and Culture of Don […]

Patna Archdiocese Floods relief to the Distressed

Patna Archdiocese Floods relief to the Distressed

As Bihar, India’s third largest state, reels under the twin misfortunes of post covid-19 instability and the onslaught of floods caused by heavy monsoons, the Christian communities and the laity, religious congregations and social action centres in Patna Archdiocese are on a relentless mission of relief to the affected. According to conservative estimates, 53 persons […]

Workshop to Benefit Insecure Bihar farmers

Workshop to Benefit Insecure Bihar farmers

Farmers on Bihar are facing losses and failed crops, primarily because of climate change. This leads to increasing poverty and exodus of farmers to other places in search of employment. In such a scenario, it is most important that government departments, farmer societies, and civil society organisations dialogue and collaborate on strategies that address the […]

Indian Government’s bid to go Driver-less?

Indian Government’s bid to go Driver-less?

Since the beginning of humankind, the urge to evolve and develop has been innate to the humans. In the 21st century, the Indian Government is determined to make a mark in the field of Autonomous vehicles and Unmanned Aerial Vehicles ( UAV ). What are Autonomous Vehicles? An autonomous vehicle is one that is capable […]

Telangana Revvs up to Boost Artificial Intelligence

Telangana Revvs up to Boost Artificial Intelligence

Telangana State is aiming to become the Artificial Intelligence hub of India and the world, according to several sources. AI is the next stop As part of “2020 Year of AI” initiative, the Government of Telangana launched the Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) in collaboration with NASSCOM. The National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) […]

Insure Your Yak against Climate Change

Insure Your Yak against Climate Change

Yak owners of the country from Sikkim to Ladakh and beyond have a reason to celebrate. For the first time in Indian insurance history , the iconic Himalayan herbivores have been accorded recognition with an insurance policy. Thanks to the National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) . Long suffering yak owners can now get get financial […]

Arrested for inciting killing of birds!

Arrested for inciting killing of birds!

Following a virtual social media storm, Police in Assam have arrested three officials in connection with the killing of more than 250 cattle egrets by the Tangla Municipal Board in Assam’s Udalguri district. The heart of the matter is a ‘direction’ by the Municipal Board to villagers to lop of bamboo groves that were the […]

Bosco joins hands for Seva to lakhs !

Bosco joins hands for Seva to lakhs !

It never ceases to amaze, how a tiny community works like yeast in the dough to give rise to nutritious and flavoursome bread! The Salesians of Don Bosco and  their collaborators have managed to reach out with relief  to thousands of people in Southern India and elsewhere during the Covid-19 pandemic. The tribal communities in […]

One in 10 Indians will soon develop Cancer

One in 10 Indians will soon develop Cancer

Every Indian family will have at least one family member with cancer. Bleak times ahead, says WHO. But India loves its khaini, tumbakoo, and areca nut … One in 10 Indians will develop cancer during their lifetime, and one in 15 Indians will die of cancer, according to a latest World Health Organization (WHO) report. […]

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