Separate regulator for alternative medicine streams planned

A separate regulator for alternative medicine streams like Ayurveda, Siddha, Homeopathy and Unani is being planned by the government under a new health policy to be unveiled shortly.

AYUSH Ministry asks for enhanced budgetary allocation

Amid reports that a massive health budget cut is likely, the Ministry of AYUSH has asked the Finance Ministry to hike its budgetary allocation substantially for 2015-16 in view of its emerging importance.

Meghalaya tribal chiefs demand special budgetary allocation

Tribal chiefs of Meghalaya on Wednesday sought special budgetary allocation from the Centre and the state government.

BJD blockade against cut in rail allocation for Odisha

Protesting Railway Ministry`s recent cut in budgetary allocation for Odisha, BJD organised a blockade at East Coast Railway headquarters.

Union Budget 2012: Measly spending on major social sectors

The education sector, which was the focus of the previous Plan, has fared no better as the first Budget after the Right to Education Act effectively came into force has forked out a meagre outlay to the RTE vehicle, Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA).