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Centre launches national action plan for rabies elimination by 2030

Posted on : Sep 28, 2021

The Centre on the occasion of World Rabies Day on Tuesday launched a national action plan NAPRE for the elimination of dog mediated rabies by 2030. Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya and Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister Parshottam Rupala unveiled the National Action Plan for dog Mediated Rabies Elimination by 2030 (NAPRE). "The Ministers urged all the States and UTs to make Rabies a notifiable Disease," an official statement said. The two Union ministers also launched the Joint Inter-Ministerial Declaration Support Statement for the elimination of dog mediated rabies from India by 2030 through the One Health Approach. The Union Health Minister also spoke on the human cost extracted by the disease. Drawing from his own experience of contracting a zoonotic disease while treating an animal, Mandaviya acknowledged that most victims of the disease are those who are in the most productive years of their life. Zoonotic diseases like Rabies claims the lives of people in th

ICRA, CARE raise growth forecast on decent Q1

Posted on : Sep 28, 2021

ICRA has revised its projection of the real GDP growth in 2021-22 to 9% from 8.5% while Care has raised its forecast to 9-9.2% from 8.8-9% earlier. Economists at the two agencies said the GDP outcome has been better than expected in the first quarter and prospects for the second half of the year are brightening.

NFRA asks ICAI to reconsider structure of its accounting standards proposal

Posted on : Sep 28, 2021

Standards are for firms that are not required to follow Indian Accounting Standards. Most of these would be private, with very small net worth or turnover or indebtedness, according to NFRA

‘India, US need to work jointly in reforming global health architecture’

Posted on : Sep 28, 2021

Both India and the US are global partners and need to work collaboratively in reforming the global health architecture, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said on Tuesday

India seeks curbs at WTO on fishing in distant waters

Posted on : Sep 28, 2021

As per India's proposal submitted at WTO, overfishing would be self-determined by a member or by Regional Fishery Management Organisation.