Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President Kovind

The President addressed the centenary celebrations of The Yoga Institute in Mumbai. Yoga is an important example of India's soft power and belongs to entire humanity, he stated. The Yoga Institute in Mumbai the oldest Yoga Institute in India and is marking 100 years since its inception

Yoga is the valuable gift which India has given to the entire humanity of the world: President KovindYoga is a body-mind activity which helps in flexibility, muscle strengthening, balance, relaxation and concentration Established in 1918 by Yogendra, a proponent of hatha yoga, the institute has been educating its students and followers from India and around the world, on ways to strike a balance between the mind and the body with the help […]

NGOs urges President for nationwide anti-tobacco campaign

The trend of consuming tobacco is increasing among youth, which is a matter of serious concern. It is very important and necessary for the public health that younger generation are saved from being ruined by tobacco addiction. Everyday 5,500 children throughout the country start consuming tobacco and become addicted before the age of 18

NGOs urges President for nationwide anti-tobacco campaignA delegation led by Om Prakash, Member of Parliament from Siwan, Bihar appealed the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind to save children and youth in the country from tobacco addiction and submitted a memorandum to launch a national level campaign for tobacco free education institutions. Om Prakash along with delegation met Kovind at Rashtrapati […]

President launches Pulse Polio programme for 2018

On the eve of National Immunization Day, the President of India launched a countrywide Pulse Polio Programme for 2018. More than 17 crore children will be given polio drops through this programme

President launches Pulse Polio programme for 2018The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, launched the Pulse Polio programme for 2018 by administering polio drops to children less than five years old, at the Rahstrapati Bhawan, in the presence of the Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare, J P Nadda and Ministers of State (Health) Ashwini Kumar Choubey and Anupriya Patel. […]

‘Obesity and malnutrition are substantial public health issues’

Today, Ram Nath Kovind, the President of India, graced and addressed the 45 th convocation of the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion, he said, it is for you to ensure that healthcare indices for the entire population reach acceptable levels during our lifetime. This is how the battle against polio, and earlier smallpox, was fought and won. Those victories must inspire us and spur us to a healthier India in all its dimensions

‘Obesity and malnutrition are substantial public health issues’Pointing out the shortage of doctors in our country, the President said that doctors need help in the form of more colleagues. And this is where we need a new regulatory system to enhance availability of doctors and medical professionals in our society. In the absence of this, the work-load on our doctors is very […]

‘10 % of Indians have one or more mental health problem’

President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the 22nd convocation of National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences (NIMHANS) in Bengaluru. He said, “We need to ensure that by 2022 at least those who are suffering from severe mental disorders have been diagnosed and have access to treatment facilities. Let us take this up as a national mission”

‘10 % of Indians have one or more mental health problem’    Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act as we cope with life. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. But, deteriorating mental health is a severe issue in the country. President Ram Nath Kovind said, […]

World Disability Day: Special Olympics medallist Gauri Gadgil receives National award

The National Awards for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities are handed out by the Divya Sanjan, Department of Social Justice and Empowerment, Ministry of Health. The awards are given in the categories of research institutes, outstanding staff, and research institutes working for luminaries. The International Day of Disabled Persons will be marked on December 03, 2017

World Disability Day: Special Olympics medallist Gauri Gadgil receives National awardThe Government of India declared National Awards for Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities today. In total, Maharashtra received 5 awards in different categories. The distribution of these awards will be done by the President Ram Nath Kovind at the Rashtrapati Bhavan on December 3, which is marked as World Disability Day. The awards are handed out […]

‘India is reeling under the issue of serious mental health epidemic’

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being. It affects how we think, feel and act as we cope with life. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. But, deteriorating mental health is a severe issue in the country. In an event on November 2, President Ram Nath Kovind stated that the country is reeling under the issue of serious mental health epidemic by pointing at the lack of mental health interventions in the country

‘India is reeling under the issue of serious mental health epidemic’Awareness regarding the mental health is the need of the hour. According to the National Mental Health Survey of 2016, nearly 14 per cent of the country’s population requires mental health interventions, tweeted President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday, November 2. We are looking at a mental epidemic that is quite serious, he added. Experts […]