The centre govt will procure 50 lakh vials of Remdesivir to maintain it as a strategic stock for the emergency requirement
GN Bureau | May 29, 2021
In the last few months, the country had gone through a major struggle to procure Remdesivir in an attempt to save lives. Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya has informed that now the country has enough supply of Remdesivir and now the supply is much more than the demand. Therefore, the government has decided to discontinue the central allocation of Remdesivir to states. He has directed the National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Agency and CDSCO to continuously monitor the availability of Remdesivir in the country.
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To reduce the gap between citizens and authorities BMC will continue its ward war room approach which has now come to be known as the Mumbai Model for addressing health or disaster related issues that may arise in future. Additional Municipal Commissioner (Health, MCGM) Suresh Kakani has sa
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On average, a truck in India covers 50,000-60,000 km a year, compared to over 300,000 km in advanced nations such as the United States. One of the key reasons is delays due to random stoppages for physical checking of vehicles and verification of documents.
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The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), a cross-disability advocacy organisation, in collaboration with Azim Premji Foundation, has announce