UN Secretary General Guterres in his opening remarks at the start of the UN General Session in September 2022, cautioned the world about global dysfunction and how nations are not tackling the big challenges facing it. The caution was not a day too soon given the unprecedented floods that had occurred then in Pakistan and parts of India. Extreme weather events are linked to climate change which in turn is caused by rising pollution due to growing consumerism
Vision loss and impairment affects more than how people see; it has implications for inequities in employment, healthcare access, and income. The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted India’s progress in the provision of eye care over the past two years.
This article discusses rationale and motivation with which eye health of the children must be prioritized. It then analyzes the issues and challenges in ensuring eye care to the children in India and how in the process, the nation’s commitment to the attainment of United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals gets impacted. It also provides a glimpse of how the COVID-19 pandemic affected the eye health of the children.
Vision is not just critical to an individual’s growth and development but has direct implications for national and global development. It holds the potential to boost the global economy in a fair and equitable manner. It enables everyone to live their lives to the fullest, releasing their potential to learn, to work, and to lead fulfilled and productive lives.
The recent Indian Hindi TV series Panchayat have brought forth issues concerning our villages, and youth aspirations for a career in defence amidst Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav India@75, highlighting the dire need for improvements; this article aims to bring about the correlation of the impact popular culture exerts upon contemporary schemes and policies.
Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) are one of the main forces behind India's economy's growth story. The MSME sector, which includes the service industry, manufacturing, packaging, infrastructure, food processing, IT, and chemicals, has emerged in the past few decades as the Indian economy's most dynamic source of growth.