Tuesday, July 03, 2018

1-2 July 2018

● 1 July : National Doctors' Day

● 1 July : 1st GST Day

● 1 July : Krishi Din ( Maharashtra )

● 2 July : World Sports Jounalists Day

● MCX Launches ‘ Cotton Mission ’ For Maharashtra Farmers

● NTPC Ranked 25th In India’s Great Place To Work List

● World Bank To Provide Up To $480M To Aid Rohingya Refugees In Bangladesh

● Suresh Prabhu Addressed Renewable Energy Dialogue 2018 In New Delhi

● Monti Rajkhowa , The First Assamese Woman To Scale Mount Kanchenjunga

● Ravi Thapar To Be The Next Ambassador Of India To The Republic Of Costa Rica

● DISHA Week Is Being Celebrated From 25th To 29th June

● Haryana Govt Is Going To Host 2018 World Union Of Wholesale Markets

● Final Nepal-India EPG Meeting Concludes In Kathmandu , Nepal

● Asia's 1st Patent Arbitration Centre To Open In Tokyo

● Nigeria Replaces India To Become World's Largest Poor Population : Brookings Report

● Abu Dhabi ‘ Smartest City ’ In Middle East : Study

● The 9th Heads Of Mission Conference Is Being Held In New Delhi

● Irrfan Khan Has Been Honoured With Icon Award At London Indian Film Festival 2018

● Richa Chadha Won The Outstanding Achievement Award At London Indian Film Festival 2018

● NTPC Ranked 25th In India’s Great Place To Work List

● Australia Beat India To Win Men's Hockey Champions Trophy 2018

● UP Launches ‘ Commercial Tax At Your Door Steps ' Scheme On GST Day

● Journalist Rajat Sharma Is New DDCA President

● PAN-Aadhaar Linking Deadline Extended Till March 31, 2019 : CBDT Order

● Jharkhand To Set Up Country's 1st Khadi Mall

● Odisha , RIMES Sign MoU For Effective Disaster Management

● Bhitarkanika National Park Becomes Largest Habitat Of Endangered Estuarine Crocodiles

● Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador Elected Mexico's President

● Vijay Srinivas Appointed Director & GM Of United India Insurance

● Rahul Dravid , 5th Indian To Be Inducted Into ICC Hall Of Fame

● Lee Chong Wei Wins Malaysian Open Badminton Singles Title

● Sathyasri Sharmila From Tamil Nadu Becomes First Transgender Lawyer Of India

● Money In Swiss Banks : India Moves To 73rd Place , UK Remains On Top

● Income Tax Department Launches Instant e-PAN Card Service

● Indian American Seema Nanda Appointed CEO Of Democratic National Committee ( DNC ) Of US

● TBN Radhakrishnan Appointed New Chief Justice Of Hyderabad Court

● 1st Meeting Of The Cauvery Water Management Board Will Be Held In New Delhi

● Manish Sisodia & Dalai Lama Launched The ‘ Happiness Curriculum ’ In The Delhi Govt Schools

● 42nd Session Of The World Heritage Committee Of UNESCO At Manama In Bahrain

● Central Reserve Police Force Launches 24 Hour ‘ Madadgaar Helpline ’ In J&K.            
Prime Minister’s Safe Motherhood Campaign: Madhya Pradesh awarded for reducing maternal mortality

▪️Madhya Pradesh was awarded by Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare for reducing maternal mortality under Prime Minister’s Safe Motherhood Campaign (Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan-PMSMA).

▪️The state was awarded for registering unprecedented 48-digit decline in maternal deaths from 2014 to 2016 as per report of Registrar General of India (RGI).

✔️ Key Facts

▪️The maternal mortality rate in Madhya Pradesh was 221 in 2011-13, which has now dropped down further to just 173. This accounts to significant 22% decline in the last three years in the state.

▪️State Government’s various awareness programmes like institutional delivery, Auxiliary Nursing Midwifery (ANM), Anganwadi workers, knock-out campaigns etc.

▪️have played pivotal role in reducing maternal mortality rate and this decline will be more noticeable in the coming years.