National

Lancet: Madhya Pradesh districts most vulnerable to COVID-19 effects

According to a study in The Lancet journal, districts in Madhya Pradesh may be the most vulnerable to the outcomes of COVID-19 pandemic, followed by those in Bihar and Telangana. The study assessed several key indicators like housing, hygiene and health system in these states. Vulnerability here means the risk of consequences of infection, including spread, morbidity, mortality and social and economic effects of the coronavirus.

Friday, 17 July 2020
Health & Lifestyle

MP to launch Roko-Toko for those not wearing masks

Madhya Pradesh is going to run a Roko-Toko (stop and campaign) for those who do not wear masks. This initiative would involve select voluntary organisations providing masks to people who do not wear masks in public places and charging an amount of Rs.20 per mask. This is to implement the mandatory wearing of masks in the public places to curb the spread of COVID-19.

Monday, 13 July 2020
Environment

Modi inaugurates Asia’s largest solar power plant

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated Asia’s largest solar power plant in Madhya Pradesh’s Rewa District. It is one of the largest single-site solar power plants in the country and the world. The project has 3 solar generating units of 250 MW each located in a 500-hectare plot of land inside a solar park with a total area of 1500-hectares.

Friday, 10 July 2020

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