25,000 testing kits will be used to conduct free COVID-19 tests :DCM

Saturday, July 18th, 2020
ashwatha narayan

Mangaluru : Deputy Chief Minister C.N. Ashwath Narayan has said that the State government will supply 25,000 rapid antigen testing kits and sanction 15 more ambulances to Dakshina Kannada immediately to deal with COVID-19, according to Kota Srinivasa Poojary, Minister in charge of Dakshina Kannada. After holding an emergency meeting with the Deputy Chief Minister […]

Rs 22 crore for district hospital ventilators, says U T Khader

Monday, November 16th, 2015
utkhader Assembly

Bengaluru : The Finance department has set aside Rs 22.7 crore for installing ventilators in all the district hospitals, said Minister for Health and Family Welfare, U T Khader. This apart, 25 taluks will be getting ventilator facility. The minister was addressing a press conference at the Vikasa Soudha in the City on Saturday. He […]

Jayamala takes over as chief of panel on sex workers, Devadasis

Saturday, October 17th, 2015

Bengaluru : Actor-turned-politician Jayamala, a Congress MLC, on Friday officially assumed office as chairperson of a committee to study the problems of sex workers, Devadasis and sexual minorities in the State. The post ensures her the status of a minister-of-state rank and thus many facilities. The committee is under the purview of the Women and […]

Private blood banks must provide free blood to govt hospital patients : U T Khader

Friday, July 17th, 2015
ut Khader

Bengaluru : Minister for Health and Family Welfare U T Khader on Thursday said that private blood banks must supply blood free of cost to patients admitted in government hospitals, if requested. He was speaking at a meeting organised with private hospitals, blood banks and labs at the Vikasa Soudha. The meeting was called in the backdrop […]