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Policy Buzz

Accountability Initiative Staff

16 May 2023

Keep up-to-date with all that is happening in welfare policy with this curated selection of news – Policy Buzz – published every fortnight.

Policy News

Health and Nutrition

  • Poshan Bhi, Padhai Bhi scheme launched by the Ministry of Women and Child Development. 
  • SAKSHAM (Stimulating Advanced Knowledge for Sustainable Health Management), a Learning Management Information System (LMIS) launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
  • COVID-19 is now an established and ongoing health issue which no longer constitutes a public health emergency of international concern stated WHO.


Other News

  • Bhopal became the first city in India to track progress towards meeting Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • The Supreme Court issued directions to ensure effective implementation of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013, or the PoSH Act.
  • The Supreme Court stated that High Courts do not have power to direct changes in Scheduled Tribes list.
  • Is an End to Child Marriage within Reach? Latest trends and future prospects’ 2023 update released by UNICEF.

Also Read: At A Glance: Himachal Pradesh Budget 2023-24

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