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For now, state’s schemes only hope for pregnant women

Health dept officials say they have not received either funds or guidelines on the centrally-sponsored Maternity Benefit Programme

published on : 30th July 2017

Rules on creche at workplace to be framed soon

The labour ministry will soon come out with regulations for setting up creche at workplace to give effect to the maternity law,

published on : 16th July 2017

Telangana CM distributes KCR Kits in Hyderabad

Telangana government’s much awaited ‘KCR Kits’ scheme was launched by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao, on Saturday at Modern Government Maternity Hospital, Petlaburj, Hyderabad on Saturday.

published on : 4th June 2017

Creche clause in Maternity Act depends on execution

The newly drafted Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, provisioning for creches is a masterstroke, benefitting kids, mothers, and, yes, fathers too.

published on : 27th May 2017

Oil company watches over pregnant polar bear under bridge

A pregnant polar bear seeking to dig her maternity den chose an unlikely spot: a snow drift along a bridge leading to an artificial production island off the north coast of Alaska.

published on : 20th May 2017

Cabinet okays maternity benefit programme, lactating mothers to get Rs 6000 for firstborns

Pregnant women and lactating mothers are eligible to receive a cash benefit of Rs 5,000 in three instalment through direct benefit transfer from the women and child development ministry.

published on : 17th May 2017

No end to Hyderabad government hospital staff’s demand for ‘rewards’

At Sultan Bazaar government maternity hospitals, parents have to shell out Rs 800 when a boy is born.

published on : 16th May 2017

One more woman dies a week after C-section in Hyderabad govt maternity hosp

Taking the toll of maternal deaths post-Caesarean sections in government hospitals across Hyderabad to 14, one more woman, who developed complications after undergoing C-section at the Government Mate

published on : 12th May 2017

Amended maternity benefits also covers those already on leave: Labour Ministry

The labour ministry  clarified that the employees already on maternity leave will be eligible for enhanced paid leave under the amended Maternity Benefit Act.

published on : 8th May 2017

Health dept considers opening blood storage banks at maternity hospitals  

 The state health department is mulling opening of blood storage banks at two maternity hospitals in city. “Blood component separators require man power.

published on : 7th May 2017

Four women shifted to Gandhi hospital 

Yet again four women, who underwent  Caesarean sections in Government Maternity Hospital at Sultan Bazaar, here  were shifted to Gandhi  Hospital on Friday after they developed complications post-delivery.

published on : 6th May 2017

Amendment to maternity act: a step forward or just a Mirage?

The Ministry of Labour and Employment vide Official Gazette notification dated March 31, 2017, had appointed April 1, 2017, as the date from which the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017, had to c

published on : 29th April 2017

Doubling maternity benefits: Where do we stand?

President Pranab Mukherjee has granted assent to the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 which will now allow women to take up to 26 weeks of maternity leave.

published on : 29th April 2017

Another woman dies after post-delivery complications at Hyderabad's Sultan Bazaar hospital

A woman, who had developed post-delivery health complications at Government Maternity Hospital in Sultan Bazaar.

published on : 22nd April 2017
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