Covaxin gets approval for emergency use by WHO

Covaxin Approval By Who

India’s first indigenous COVID-19 vaccine, Bharat Bio-Tech’s Covaxin, was granted Emergency Use Listing (EUL) by the World Health Organization on November 3. Covaxin is a whole virion-inactivated vaccine against SARS-CoV-2, developed in partnership with the National Institute of Virology (NIV), Pune and the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR). It has been granted EUL for … Read more

Pandemic Adversely Affected Informal Sector

Pandemic Adversely Affected Informal Sector

According to the recent SBI study, the share of the large informal sector in overall economic activities shrank rapidly in the year 2020-21 even though the informal workers have faced all the misery caused by the pandemic. In the year 2017-18, the economic output of this informal sector was 52% as compared to 20% in … Read more

Gender Responsive Budgeting Amid COVID-19

Gender Responsive Budgeting Amid Covid-19

Gender Responsive Budgeting is related to the gender-sensitive formulation of programmes and schemes legislation, implementation and execution; allocation of resources, audit and impact assessment of programmes; and follow-up remedial action to address gender inequality. In 2004-05, India adopted gender budgeting based on the recommendations of a group committee constituted by the Finance Ministry on Classification … Read more