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Govt. to conduct door to door screening to combat cancer I Assocham

Govt. to conduct door to door screening to combat cancer: Anupriya Patel, MoS, Health and Family WelfareThe government is planning to adopt a population-based screening approach for early detection of cancer. This was revealed by Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare - Anupriya Patel at ASSOCHAM's Women's Health Confluence in New Delhi. She also listed several initiatives that the government is undertaking to combat the rise in Non-Communicable Diseases such as Cancer in India. The Minister spoke of the importance of women's health for the country and commended ASSOCHAM for its initiatives to create awareness about such critical issues.
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Smart Finance for Smart SMEs I Digital Assocham

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Smart Finance for Smart SMEs I Digital Assocham


Banks are feeling constrained by the new RBI norms for NPAs. This was said by the Director, External Affairs, Power2SME – H. P. Kumar. He was speaking at the ASSOCHAM’s conference on Smart Financing for Smart SMEs in New Delhi. 

He added that since the situation demands such measures, the banks must follow the rules. Addressing the gathering Vice President for Business Development, Capital Float – Vaibhav Singh observed that humans accumulated and stored enormous data during recent years. 
He added that today lenders can leverage all sorts of data to better assess the creditworthiness of prospective clients. Also present on the occasion was the Regional Head – North for SMEs, Hero Fincorp – Parminder Singh Cheema who noted that the there was great demand for finance for SMEs. He stated that SMEsare vulnerable not only to over-financing but also under-financing. 
He also pointed out the role that NBFCs can play in providing SMEswith acces…

Govt to set up 20 State Cancer Institutes and 50 Tertiary Cancer Care Centres I Digital Assocham

Govt to set up 20 State Cancer Institutes and 50 Tertiary Cancer Care Centres - Anupriya Patel, MoS, Health and Family Welfare

The government of India plans to set up 20 State Cancer Institutes and 50 Tertiary Cancer Care Centres. This was revealed by Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare Anupriya Patel at ASSOCHAM’s Women’s Health Confluence on Prevention and Cure of Cancers and Thyroid Disorders in New Delhi. The Minister added that the biggest challenge in combating Cancer was early detection and outlined the government’s approach to the problem. Addressing the gathering President of ASSOCHAM – Sandeep Jajodia stated that women’s health should be a priority for India. He observed that many cases simply go undetected due to ignorance about the symptoms. Delivering the theme address, Director, Medical Services, Turacos Healthcare Solutions – Dr. Namrata Singh called for greater stress on prevention of diseases. She also refuted the misconception that rural women are more vul…