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West Bengal Sets Up 'COVID Warrior Club' To Help Contain Pandemic
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West Bengal Sets Up ‘COVID Warrior Club’ To Help Contain Pandemic

According to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, at present 60 people who had recovered from the disease, have been enrolled as members of the club, set up at Behrampore in Murshidabad district ...
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Coronavirus Lockdown: This NGO Feeds Meals, Provides Essentials To Forest Dwellers In Sundarbans
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Coronavirus Lockdown: This NGO Feeds Meals, Provides Essentials To Forest Dwellers In Sundarbans

NGO SOUL distributes cooked foods and sanitary items to tribal people of Sundarbans and daily wage earners in Kolkata who are struggling to survive during the COVID-19 lockdown ...
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Kolkata Firm Develops Coronavirus Test Kit Costing Rs. 500
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Kolkata Firm Develops Coronavirus Test Kit Costing Rs. 500

Kolkata based firm GCC Biotech India has developed a COVID-19 testing kit that costs only Rs. 500 and can tests 100 patients ...
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From Sanitisation To Surveillance IIT Kharagpur's Alumni Develops Devices To Fight COVID-19
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From Sanitisation To Surveillance IIT Kharagpur’s Alumni Develops Devices To Fight COVID-19

In a bid to fight against coronavirus, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur alumni have developed a technology that can sanitise large areas more effectively ...
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Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal
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Knowledge Comes With Free Nutritious Meals At This NGO’s ‘Mission Education’ Programme In West Bengal

Similar to government’s mid-day meal scheme, NGO Smile Foundation’s Mission Education program addresses the issue of health and nutrition through the medium of education ...
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention
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Swasth Report Of West Bengal: Anaemia In Women And Children Needs Attention

Here is a quick lowdown on West Bengal’s performance on vital health parameters and how the state’s healthcare has been able to perform well on some indicators and faces challenges across others ...
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Plastic Free Gangasagar Mela Kolkata Jail Inmates Made Over 50,000 Eco-Friendly Bags For Pilgrims
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Plastic Free Gangasagar Mela: Kolkata Jail Inmates Made Over 50,000 Eco-Friendly Bags For Pilgrims

The inmates of Dum Dum Central Correctional Home and Presidency Correctional Home have made over 50,000 jute and cotton bags, an eco-friendly solution to single-use plastic bags for distribution among the pilgrims at Gangasagar Mela ...
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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds
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Siliguri Locals Celebrated An Eco-Friendly ‘Chhath Puja’, Built More Than 100 Artificial Ponds

To celebrate Chhath and prevent pollution of river Mahananda, local people and municipal body of Siliguri district of West Bengal built a number of artificial ponds for the rituals ...
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State
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West Bengal Government And UNICEF Set A Five Step Agenda To Fight Malnutrition In The State

The topmost priority in the five-step agenda, laid down by the West Bengal government and UNICEF to address malnutrition, is empowering families, children and young people to demand nutritious food by improving nutrition education ...
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Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres
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Bengal Forest Officer Creates A Garden Recycling Plastic Bottles, Rubber Tyres

West Bengal’s Forest Range Officer Papan Mohanta's experiments have become an inspiration for locals as some schools have also created gardens using plastic waste ...
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Smile On Wheels Provides Access To Primary Healthcare To The Poor At Their Doorstep In 22 States
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Smile On Wheels Provides Access To Primary Healthcare To The Poor At Their Doorstep In 22 States

Smile on Wheels is a custom-tailored mobile medical unit van that provides free of cost door step consultation, basic medical tests medicines to underprivileged ...
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Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater
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Water Conservation: IIT Kharagpur To Steer A European Union-Funded Project For Treatment, Reuse Of Wastewater

In a bid to conserve water, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur will be working on identifying the best available and affordable technologies for wastewater treatment and to provide solutions to the challenges of water use in both rural and urban areas ...
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