Social Issues News
Ratio of Marginalised communities in research
The Scheduled Caste(SC) and Scheduled Tribe(ST) applicants are half as likely to get selected for a Ph.D. programme at leading IITs in the country.
posted by Jawwad Kazi 13th Feb 2021
Accessible India Campaign
According to government data, less than 7% of public buses in the country were fully accessible to wheelchair users as of December 2020.
posted by Jawwad Kazi 12th Feb 2021
Maternal welfare scheme
The Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana, has crossed 1.75 crore eligible women till financial year 2020.
posted by Jawwad Kazi 5th Feb 2021
Bare Necessities Index (BNI)
According to a new â€˜Bare Necessities Indexâ€™ (BNI) in the Economic Survey 2020-21, poorer States have reduced the gap with rich States in Bare Necessities.
posted by Jawwad Kazi 30th Jan 2021
Key nutrition committees fail to meet
The governmentâ€™s three top committees on nutrition responsible for providing policy directions, have failed to meet even once since the COVID-19 pandemic broke out.
posted by Jawwad Kazi 8th Jan 2021