Keyword : Mental Health

Mental health is a human right & needs affirmative action

Terming that mental health is an important human right, justice Cyriac Joseph, acting chairperson of national human rights commission (NHRC) said that the rehabilitation of mentally-ill patients, a

“A mentally ill patient has the same right of freedom as any Indian”

In March, parliament passed the Mental Health Care Bill, which among other things decriminalises suicide and bans the use of electric shocks for children. To understand the new law, Archana Mis

Automation replacing workforce; fighting malnutrition; new mental health law

At Raymond Limited’s modern textile facility in Vapi, whenever a supervisor has to check up on the looms, he doesn’t go walking around the factory floor asking the workers. He just look

Corona warrior to PM: Curb media’s negativity

 Respected Narendra Modi ji,   Let me take this opportunity to compliment the Government of India for managing the Covid crisis diligently. Being a novel virus with

“Practise ‘mental distancing’ to keep calm amid epidemic”

Half way through the year 2020, it has been a tough time all around the world: Covid-19 epidemic, loss of lives, economic hardships and also numerous other problems – natural disasters an

Mumbai to draft policy for homeless

On the occasion of World Homeless Day, BMC has announced that it is formulating a policy for the urban homeless for which it will start a survey soon. The policy will include efforts to provide tem

Budget 2022 and mental health: Good start, but a long way to go

The Union Budget 2022-23 was introduced on February 1, near the end of the third wave of COVID-19 –and two years since the beginning of the pandemic and the mania brought with it. The pandemi

Visionary Talk: Sanjay Pandey, Mumbai Police Commissioner with Kailashnath Adhikari, MD, Governance Now


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