Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Ayushman Bharat - Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, with which the government aims to provide health insurance for some 50 crore people, on Sunday at Ranchi. Touted by the government as the biggest health assurance scheme in the world, Ayushman Bharat aims to provide...
Jharkhand, one of the major coal producing states in the country, has been hit by a power crisis, due to a scarcity of coal for its thermal power plants. As the major thermal power plant, Tenughat Thermal Power Station (TTPS), could generate only about the half of its capacity, 420MW, the...
The digital world and e-commerce have created new avenues for tribal artisans in Jharkhand to sell handicrafts they made. A group of tribal artisans from Potka block in Jamshedpur are getting training from an NGO, Change India Foundation, in selling their products -- such as Pytkar paintings, Dorka metal works...
An urban administration body in Jharkhand’s Jamshedpur has launched “selfie with dustbin” campaign to promote cleanliness. Under the campaign by the Mango Notified Area Committee (MNAC), which administers the suburbs of Jamshedpur with a population of 224,002, best selfies will be awarded a smartphone during the Gandhi Jayanti celebrations --...
The World Bank has approved a $375 million loan for development of navigation in the River Ganga. The loan is to be used, under the Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP), for enabling commercial navigation of vessels with capacity of 1500-2000 DWT from Haldia to Varanasi stretch of the river. The...

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