#OrganDonation: Maharashtra best state in the field of deceased organ donation

The state of Maharashtra received an award for being the best state in the field of deceased organ donation at the ‘10th Indian Organ Donation Day’ ceremony, organised by National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO) at Vigyan Bhawan, Delhi on Saturday, November 30

#OrganDonation: Maharashtra best state in the field of deceased organ donationSurekha Joshi, an organ transplant coordinator from Maharashtra, received an award for the best organ transplant coordinator in India. She has been working for the cause of organ donation since 1997. She initially would counsel people about eye donation and eventually entered into the field of organ donation. She was also the recipient of the […]

Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray pays a visit to Lata Mangeshkar

A day after being sworn in as the Maharashtra Chief Minister, Uddhav Thackeray visited legendary singer Lata Mangeshkar at a city hospital on Friday, November 29

Maha CM Uddhav Thackeray pays a visit to Lata MangeshkarOn Friday evening, Uddhav Thackeray visited veteran singer Lata Mangeshkar to check in on her health. He asked her about her health and spoke with the family members present at the hospital. The meeting comes a day after the Shiv Sena chief was sworn-in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra under Maha Vikas Aghadi of […]

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Restore patients’ faith in PHCs in rural and tribal areas’

Primary Health Centres (PHCs) are the real temples of our villages. Unfortunately, the saddest part is our government has not bothered to maintain the sanctity of these temples. This may sound harsh, but the state has left the poor to survive on their own

#HealthyMaharashtra: ‘Restore patients’ faith in PHCs in rural and tribal areas’Our PHCs are in an utter state of neglect despite being the backbone of healthcare system in the state. How can Maharashtra be healthy if its backbone is weak? If you look at today’s scenario, 90% of the doctors are in big cities, even those from rural areas, whereas 80% of the people live in […]

CM Fadnavis assumes charge, signs first cheque under CM Relief Fund

The temporary President’s Rule in the state of Maharashtra had plunged the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund into a crisis. It was abruptly stopped due to the political deadlock in the state. Now the appointment of  Devendra Fadnavis as the chief minister of Maharashtra. The CM Relief Fund has resumed operations

CM Fadnavis assumes charge, signs first cheque under CM Relief FundOn Monday, November 25, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assumed charge of his office After assuming charge, Devendra Fadnavis signed the first cheque of his second tenure which has been given to a patient in need. The Chief Minister Relief Fund was suspended due to the president’s rule in Maharashtra Amid the political crises in […]

‘It’s time to establish Aarogya Swaraj in Maharashtra’

Maharashtra, as the name itself suggests, is ‘Mahan Rashtra’ – a great state. However, despite being the economic engine of India, the poor and needy are devoid of basic medical care. A state with diseased population can never grow, prosper and advance. The dream of Healthy Maharashtra can only be achieved through ‘Aarogya Swaraj’ (आरोग्य स्वराज)

‘It’s time to establish Aarogya Swaraj in Maharashtra’Illnesses bring enormous suffering to the poor, not just physically but also as a huge financial burden. What we should ideally aim at is a Maharashtra that is not dependent on doctors, hospitals and drug companies. The principle of Aarogya Swaraj will lead us to this. Identifying potential risk factors of rampant death and diseases, […]

Good News: Maharashtra’s CM Relief fund to start again

Until the government is formed in Maharashtra, the state insurance scheme Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana department is set to be the nodal authority for approvals to disburse aid under the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for medical treatment of economically poor patients. From tomorrow (November 21) applications will be received at the MPJAY offices in Worli

Good News: Maharashtra’s CM Relief fund to start againThe poor and needy will now receive monetary assistance through the scheme of Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana department. The forms will now have to be submitted to the offices of the Mahatma Jyotiba Phule Jan Arogya Yojana in Worli. As per a press release issued by the Governor’s office: ‘Forms for financial assistance […]

CM relief fund to reopen, assures Devendra Fadnavis after meeting Maha governor

The temporary closure of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office has led to many repercussions.  As many needy patients have been affected by this the former Chief Minister of Maharashtra reached out the Governor of Maharashtra, Bhagat Singh Koshyari. He has urged the governor to take charge of the CM Medical Relief Fund and restart is as soon as possible

CM relief fund to reopen, assures Devendra Fadnavis after meeting Maha governorOn Friday, November 15, for the second consecutive day poor and needy people seeking financial assistance from Chief Minister Relief Fund, descended on the doorsteps of Mantralaya. But, they too were turned down as the Chief Minister Relief Fund has been temporarily suspended due to presidential rule in Maharashtra. Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis took […]

Maha: CM Medical Relief Fund shut, now who will help patients?

Due to the on-going deadlock between political parties in Maharashtra, the President’s rule came into effect in the state on Tuesday, November 12. This has led to many repercussions, one of which is the temporary closure of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office. This has affected several patients in the state who desperately need this aid to help treat certain diseases. Many patients have come from far-off places, but they have been left disappointed

Maha: CM Medical Relief Fund shut, now who will help patients?On Friday, November 15, for the second consecutive day poor and needy people seeking financial assistance from Chief Minister Relief Fund, descended on the doorsteps of Mantralaya. But, they too were turned down as the Chief Minister Relief Fund has been temporarily suspended due to presidential rule in Maharashtra. This temporary shutdown will have a […]

Chief Minister Relief Fund remains suspended due to President’s rule in Maha

Due to the on-going deadlock between political parties in Maharashtra, the President’s rule came into effect in the state on Tuesday, November 12. This has led to many repercussions, one of which is the temporary closure of the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office

Chief Minister Relief Fund remains suspended due to President’s rule in MahaOn Thursday morning, many people had gathered outside the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office at the Mantralaya. This is a usual sight at the Mantralaya, but something was different about today. People were in for a rude shock on outside the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund office at the Mantralaya. A notice has been put out […]

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut discharged from Lilavati Hospital

After a successful angioplasty procedure which occurred on Monday, November 11, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has made a safe recovery. He was discharged from Lilavati Hospital on Wednesday (Nov. 13) afternoon

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut discharged from Lilavati HospitalHe was admitted to Lilavati Hospital on Monday, November 11, amidst the political crisis in Maharashtra. The sudden hospitalisation has come at the height of the government formation efforts underway by the Shiv Sena. Sanjay Raut had complained of uneasiness on Monday. The angiography revealed that they were two blockages in his arteries, an angioplasty […]