National Urban Health Mission


The proposed National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) aims to address the public health care needs of urban population. Addressing the needs of public health care services for urban population would involve revamping/creation/upgradation of primary, secondary and tertiary health care service delivery system in urban areas. This will be done by investing in … [Read more...]

Nutrition: Challenges In India


Highlights Maternal and Child Under-nutrition is the underlying cause of more than one third of the mortality of children under five years. One fifth of maternal mortality can be averted by addressing maternal stunting and iron deficiency anemia. One fifth of neonatal mortality can be prevented by ensuring the universal practice of early initiation … [Read more...]

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Transformative Impact Of JNNURM


JNNURM has been instrumental in rejuvenating the urban space in the country. Post independence, JNNURM has been the country’s first national flagship programme of this nature and size for the urban sector. It is for the first time that the central government is providing assistance of this kind for what is classified as a State subject as per the … [Read more...]

Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission (JNNURM)

Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission

Year of Launch: December 2005. The mission was launched for a period of seven years. Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation Budget:  In the first phase, the government had planned to spend about Rs 81,000 crore, of which Rs 42,000 crore was to come from the Centre. The Jawaharlal Nehru National Urban Renewal Mission … [Read more...]

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