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Kerala sets up drug price monitor: Kerala has become the first State to set up a price monitoring and research unit (PMRU) to track violation of prices of essential drugs and medical devices under the Drugs Price Control Order (DPCO Background: The move comes more than five years after the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA)proposed such a system for the States and the Union Territories. The new watchdog will offer technical help to the State Drug Controllers and the NPPA to monitor notified prices of medicines, detect violation of the provisions of the DPCO, look at price compliance, collect test samples of medicines, and collect and compile market-based data of scheduled as well as non-scheduled formulations.
Know My India Programme: The National Foundation for Communal Harmony (NFCH) is organizing a special workshop for 42 Youth in the age group of 15 to 22 years, who have been victims of communal violence in the past, under the Know My India Programme. Objectives of the workshop: 1. To help the children deal with the post-traumatic stress, provide them life tools to manage their emotions and eliminate disturbing impressions of the past events. 2. To have them experience deep relaxation and peace, give them a broader and more inclusive view of the world and how each individual is connected with the others beyond social identities NFCH is an autonomous organization under the administrative control of the Ministry of Home Affairs
World Cancer Day 4th February is World Cancer Day. .It was declared by Union for International Cancer Control(UICC). . This day is dedicated to spread awareness about one of the deadliest diseases and reduce deaths caused by it by 2020. The theme is "I Am and I Will"
Ashgabat Agreement . The Ashgabat agreement is a multimodal transport agreement between the governments of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Turkmenistan, Iran, India and Oman for creating an international transport and transit corridor facilitating transportation of goods between Central Asia and the Persian Gulf . India formally joined in February 2018 The objective of this agreement is to enhance connectivity within Eurasian region and synchronize it with other transport corridors within that region including the International North-South Transport Corridor (INSTC)
1st Butterfly Park in UP Location- Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh . 100 species of flowers have been planted to attract butterflies. . More than 50 species of butterflies have been observed till date in the park.
1st Transgender Welfare Board . Maharashtra Government has decided to set up a Transgender Welfare Board in the State. This will help the transgenders to protect their Constitutional and Human Rights in a succesful manner. This kind of initiative is the first of its kind as taken by Maharashtra Govt