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'Asha Workers' - 15 News Result(s)

  • Asha Worker Commits Suicide, Alleges Harassment By Andhra Minister

    Asha Worker Commits Suicide, Alleges Harassment By Andhra Minister

    An Asha worker attempted to commit suicide by consuming some tablets alleging harassment by Andhra Pradesh Transport minister and local MLA Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) and his supporters, police said Saturday.

  • Jagan Reddy Hikes Salaries Of Asha Workers' By Rs 7,000

    Jagan Reddy Hikes Salaries Of Asha Workers' By Rs 7,000

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy today hiked the salaries of Asha workers in the state from Rs 3,000 to Rs 10,000.

  • Woman Protesting Near Shivraj Chouhan's Home In Bhopal Falls 30 Feet From Tower

    Woman Protesting Near Shivraj Chouhan's Home In Bhopal Falls 30 Feet From Tower

    A woman fell 30 feet to the ground from a mobile tower in Bhopal today while protesting for regularisation of pay. The police were trying to bring down the woman - an Asha (Accredited Social Health Activist) worker - from the mobile tower, barely 200 metres from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's home, when she fell. Two policewomen were also i...

  • PM Modi Meets Social Health Activists, Praises Contribution To Healthcare

    PM Modi Meets Social Health Activists, Praises Contribution To Healthcare

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with a group of Asha workers, who recounted how they were instrumental in saving lives of poor mothers and children through timely intervention.

  • Hike In Pay For Anganwadi, Asha Workers To Be Effective Next Month

    Hike In Pay For Anganwadi, Asha Workers To Be Effective Next Month

    The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved an increase in the honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers which will become effective next month.

  • Pay Hike To Address Grievances Of 25 Lakh Anganwadi Workers: Arun Jaitley

    Pay Hike To Address Grievances Of 25 Lakh Anganwadi Workers: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today that the government's decision to increase the remuneration of Anganwadi and Asha workers by almost 50 per cent will go a long way in addressing the grievances of these 25 lakh workers.

  • Woman Gives Birth Under Culvert In Odisha, Elephant Destroyed Her House

    Woman Gives Birth Under Culvert In Odisha, Elephant Destroyed Her House

    An elephant destroyed her house six months ago. She was pregnant then, and was left with no roof above her head. Months later, she gave birth to a baby under a dirty culvert where she herself and the newborn could have contracted life-threatening infections

  • In Gujarat Election, Why The Role And Influence Of ASHA Workers Matters

    In Gujarat Election, Why The Role And Influence Of ASHA Workers Matters

    For over two years, ASHA workers in Gujarat have been demanding fixed wages, permanent employment with regularized working hours and social security benefits like maternity leave and health insurance.

  • All You Need To Know About Government’s ‘Mission Parivar Vikas’ On Family Planning

    All You Need To Know About Government’s ‘Mission Parivar Vikas’ On Family Planning

    New Delhi: To improve family planning services in the country, the government is all set to launch Mission Vikas Programme. Based onreliable services and supplies, the programme aims to better family planning choices. Here’s what we know about it: 1. The programme will be launched in seven states – Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Prades...

  • In Haryana, This Is How ASHA Workers Will Now Keep Vaccination Records

    In Haryana, This Is How ASHA Workers Will Now Keep Vaccination Records

    Chandigarh: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said electronic equipment would be provided to ASHA medic workers to enable them to keep a complete record of vaccination with thumb impressions. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the procurement of pneumococcal vaccine through the UNICEF was also signed. It would benefit about 5.5 lakh...

  • How Coloured Bindis Help Track Health Of Mothers And Babies In Rajasthan

    How Coloured Bindis Help Track Health Of Mothers And Babies In Rajasthan

    Using digitized maps and coloured bindis, a unique initiative in rural Rajasthan is keeping track of the health of pregnant women and children. The effort is also bringing together the frontline (AAA) workers – ASHA Sahyogini, Anganwadi Worker (AWW) and Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) – who otherwise have distinct functions, towards a common goa...

  • Protesting Woman Blocks Yogi Adityanath's Convoy, Sparks Security Scare

    Protesting Woman Blocks Yogi Adityanath's Convoy, Sparks Security Scare

    In an unusual attempt to meet Yogi Adityanath, 33-year-old Shubhawati Devi breached security and stood before the pilot car as the Uttar Pradesh Chief minister's convoy drove down a narrow road in Azamgarh. There was chaos as cops tried to block her - first a constable, then a senior officer and finally, alarmed members of the Chief Minister's secu...

  • Poor Pay, Training Impede India's Health Workers, Shows Study

    Poor Pay, Training Impede India's Health Workers, Shows Study

    By Prachi Salve and Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org Nearly a million workers — forming the frontline of India’s faltering public health system — are inadequately trained and are underpaid, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of Health Ministry data, imperilling the country’s healthcare efforts. Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) —...

  • Social Security Benefits Extended To Anganwadi, ASHA Workers

    Social Security Benefits Extended To Anganwadi, ASHA Workers

    Hyderabad: The Centre would soon extend benefits under Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to the Anganwadi, ASHA and  mid-day meal scheme workers in the country, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said. “All Anganwadi workers, ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) work...

  • ASHAs Fight Off Poor Pay, Demand Permanent Jobs

    ASHAs Fight Off Poor Pay, Demand Permanent Jobs

    Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh: With a long list of activities, including those related to TB treatment and drug de-addiction, ASHAs (Accredited social health activists) are at the core of the government’s strategy to end maternal and child deaths in India. They pay home visits and bring pregnant women to health facilities in the villages of India and m...

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'Asha Workers' - 15 News Result(s)

  • Asha Worker Commits Suicide, Alleges Harassment By Andhra Minister

    Asha Worker Commits Suicide, Alleges Harassment By Andhra Minister

    An Asha worker attempted to commit suicide by consuming some tablets alleging harassment by Andhra Pradesh Transport minister and local MLA Perni Venkataramaiah (Nani) and his supporters, police said Saturday.

  • Jagan Reddy Hikes Salaries Of Asha Workers' By Rs 7,000

    Jagan Reddy Hikes Salaries Of Asha Workers' By Rs 7,000

    Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister YS Jagan Mohan Reddy today hiked the salaries of Asha workers in the state from Rs 3,000 to Rs 10,000.

  • Woman Protesting Near Shivraj Chouhan's Home In Bhopal Falls 30 Feet From Tower

    Woman Protesting Near Shivraj Chouhan's Home In Bhopal Falls 30 Feet From Tower

    A woman fell 30 feet to the ground from a mobile tower in Bhopal today while protesting for regularisation of pay. The police were trying to bring down the woman - an Asha (Accredited Social Health Activist) worker - from the mobile tower, barely 200 metres from Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan's home, when she fell. Two policewomen were also i...

  • PM Modi Meets Social Health Activists, Praises Contribution To Healthcare

    PM Modi Meets Social Health Activists, Praises Contribution To Healthcare

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi today interacted with a group of Asha workers, who recounted how they were instrumental in saving lives of poor mothers and children through timely intervention.

  • Hike In Pay For Anganwadi, Asha Workers To Be Effective Next Month

    Hike In Pay For Anganwadi, Asha Workers To Be Effective Next Month

    The Union Cabinet Wednesday approved an increase in the honorarium for Anganwadi and Asha workers which will become effective next month.

  • Pay Hike To Address Grievances Of 25 Lakh Anganwadi Workers: Arun Jaitley

    Pay Hike To Address Grievances Of 25 Lakh Anganwadi Workers: Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today that the government's decision to increase the remuneration of Anganwadi and Asha workers by almost 50 per cent will go a long way in addressing the grievances of these 25 lakh workers.

  • Woman Gives Birth Under Culvert In Odisha, Elephant Destroyed Her House

    Woman Gives Birth Under Culvert In Odisha, Elephant Destroyed Her House

    An elephant destroyed her house six months ago. She was pregnant then, and was left with no roof above her head. Months later, she gave birth to a baby under a dirty culvert where she herself and the newborn could have contracted life-threatening infections

  • In Gujarat Election, Why The Role And Influence Of ASHA Workers Matters

    In Gujarat Election, Why The Role And Influence Of ASHA Workers Matters

    For over two years, ASHA workers in Gujarat have been demanding fixed wages, permanent employment with regularized working hours and social security benefits like maternity leave and health insurance.

  • All You Need To Know About Government’s ‘Mission Parivar Vikas’ On Family Planning

    All You Need To Know About Government’s ‘Mission Parivar Vikas’ On Family Planning

    New Delhi: To improve family planning services in the country, the government is all set to launch Mission Vikas Programme. Based onreliable services and supplies, the programme aims to better family planning choices. Here’s what we know about it: 1. The programme will be launched in seven states – Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Prades...

  • In Haryana, This Is How ASHA Workers Will Now Keep Vaccination Records

    In Haryana, This Is How ASHA Workers Will Now Keep Vaccination Records

    Chandigarh: Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij on Tuesday said electronic equipment would be provided to ASHA medic workers to enable them to keep a complete record of vaccination with thumb impressions. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the procurement of pneumococcal vaccine through the UNICEF was also signed. It would benefit about 5.5 lakh...

  • How Coloured Bindis Help Track Health Of Mothers And Babies In Rajasthan

    How Coloured Bindis Help Track Health Of Mothers And Babies In Rajasthan

    Using digitized maps and coloured bindis, a unique initiative in rural Rajasthan is keeping track of the health of pregnant women and children. The effort is also bringing together the frontline (AAA) workers – ASHA Sahyogini, Anganwadi Worker (AWW) and Auxiliary Nurse Midwife (ANM) – who otherwise have distinct functions, towards a common goa...

  • Protesting Woman Blocks Yogi Adityanath's Convoy, Sparks Security Scare

    Protesting Woman Blocks Yogi Adityanath's Convoy, Sparks Security Scare

    In an unusual attempt to meet Yogi Adityanath, 33-year-old Shubhawati Devi breached security and stood before the pilot car as the Uttar Pradesh Chief minister's convoy drove down a narrow road in Azamgarh. There was chaos as cops tried to block her - first a constable, then a senior officer and finally, alarmed members of the Chief Minister's secu...

  • Poor Pay, Training Impede India's Health Workers, Shows Study

    Poor Pay, Training Impede India's Health Workers, Shows Study

    By Prachi Salve and Swagata Yadavar/ IndiaSpend.org Nearly a million workers — forming the frontline of India’s faltering public health system — are inadequately trained and are underpaid, according to an IndiaSpend analysis of Health Ministry data, imperilling the country’s healthcare efforts. Accredited Social Health Activists (ASHAs) —...

  • Social Security Benefits Extended To Anganwadi, ASHA Workers

    Social Security Benefits Extended To Anganwadi, ASHA Workers

    Hyderabad: The Centre would soon extend benefits under Employee’s State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) and Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) to the Anganwadi, ASHA and  mid-day meal scheme workers in the country, Union Labour Minister Bandaru Dattatreya said. “All Anganwadi workers, ASHA (Accredited Social Health Activists) work...

  • ASHAs Fight Off Poor Pay, Demand Permanent Jobs

    ASHAs Fight Off Poor Pay, Demand Permanent Jobs

    Hardoi, Uttar Pradesh: With a long list of activities, including those related to TB treatment and drug de-addiction, ASHAs (Accredited social health activists) are at the core of the government’s strategy to end maternal and child deaths in India. They pay home visits and bring pregnant women to health facilities in the villages of India and m...

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