Union Minister Prakash Javadekar while addressing a press conference informed that the Union Cabinet has approved extension of norms for compulsory packaging of food grains in jute bags. "The Union Cabinet has approved the extension of norms for mandatory packaging in jute materials. 100% of the food-grains and 20% of the sugar to be mandatorily packaged in diversified jute bags," said Javadekar.
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To combat COVID-19 spread in festive season, Chandigarh Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16, has started mobile van testing facility. They are sending mobile testing vans to different locations. "On an average, our each team get 100 samples on daily basis, we have five teams, working across the city. We are getting good response, as people find the option more practical and can get tested near home, otherwise they have to go hospital, which is more crowded (prone to virus)," said Medical Office, Rachna Khanna. Hospital is providing mobile Rapid Antigen Testing for COVID-19 facility across the city from last two weeks. Through this, patients get reports within half an hour.
The BJP has released its manifesto for the upcoming Bihar Assembly Election and the focus seems to be on jobs, healthcare and the education sector. The manifesto was released by Union Finance Minister..
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