Cess not getting transferred to dedicated funds

Funds collected by the Centre as cesses for specific purposes, such as the mineral trust, oil industry development and infrastructure, have not been fully transferred to dedicated funds, the Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) said, while pointing out deficiencies in the collection, transfer and utilisation of these levies. Continue Reading

Know how good is your lung

The most talked about issue in our country in the recent days was the drop in quality of air in New Delhi and in few metropolitan cities across the country.
An interesting initiative was launched by Apollo Cancer Centre titled ‘The Billboard that Breathes’, a unique installation featuring human lungs, retrofitted with HEPA filters and a fan that mimics breathing, to visually demonstrate the impact of air pollution. Continue Reading

India’s health expenditure increasing within 1.02-1.28% of GDP: CAG

There is still a long way to go before the target of public health expenditure is achieved, said a Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) report tabled in Parliament. Continue Reading