Toll Free National Drug Helpline Launched
... Helpline was launched by the Minister for Social Justice Empowerment, Smt. meira
Kumar in Delhi today on occasion of International Day Against Drug Abuse an... information for a holistic planning for drug abuse prevention.
Kumar said that the Ministry has also set up a National Centre for Drug Abu...
Poor Sanitation Causes 3.1 Million Child Deaths In Asia
...it when they ease themselves. "No wonder, they become repositories of a variety of water-borne ailments."
Social Justice and Empowerment Minister meira
Kumar said she wanted to make it mandatory for authorities at schools and educational institutions to provide toilets for girls.
The President Gives Away National Disability Awards
On the occasion, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Smt. meira
Kumar said that the Government had for the first time formulated a comprehe..., she disclosed.
Congratulating the winners of national awards, Smt. meira
Kumar said that the Government’s efforts would be to focus on empowerment o...
Disabilities Related Conference to be Inaugurated
... Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Smt. meira
Kumar will inaugurate a two-day conference (14-15 September) of Welfare Secretaries of States/ UTs, here, tomorrow.// The meeting has been called to r...
Meira Kumar Suggests Monitoring Systems To Check Drug Abuse
... Expressing serious concern over growing problems due to use of drugs in northeastern states, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment meira
Kumar today suggested effective monitoring // and reporting systems in the region to check it.
There is a need to establish effective drug use mo...
James Thomson receives 2008 Massry Prize honoring stem cell researchers
...king discovery made a decade ago of human embryonic stem (ES) cells and his subsequent work in developing induced pluripotent stem (iPS) cells.
and Shaul G. Massry Foundation established the Massry Prize in 1996 to recognize outstanding contributions to the biomedical sciences and the advancem...