Government of India’s recently released health report has shown a worrying percentage of health insurance coverage in Jammu and Kashmir, as only 14 percent of households in the region are covered under a registered health insurance, which still remains far from satisfactory.
The latest findings from the fifth round of National Family Health Survey (NFHS-5, 2019-21) have surprisingly brought into forth that an increasing number of people across all population groups, including men, women and children below six years, in J&K is being severely affected by anaemia.
The latest NFHS report has further noted that the experience of physical violence is more common among women in rural areas where the percentage was recorded at 32 percent in comparison to their counterparts in urban areas where the rate stood at 24 percent.
“Moments like these uplift the morale of the entire fraternity. And I believe it will only encourage the people-welfare journalism in Kashmir.”
Jammu & Kashmir has recorded the second lowest percentage of underage marriages for women across India, according to the latest National Family Health Survey (NFHS) report.
The unemployment rate in April for Jammu and Kashmir has declined to 15.6 percent, as per the Indian think tank Centre for Monitoring Indian Economy’s (CMIE) monthly frequency data.
Amid deepening coal crisis and possible breakdown of power plants, the Independent Power Producers (IPP) from Kashmir have come up with a solution that can mitigate the current crisis
In what seemed to be like a scene from a Bollywood movie, unidentified militants on Tuesday made an abortive bid to snatch a rifle of a CRPF jawan by throwing chilli powder in his eyes in South Kashmir.
Besides an already sweltering inflation wreaking havoc in Kashmir, the acute power shortage has triggered massive blackouts across parts of J&K and has further raised apprehensions among officials of a new yet brutal power crisis that could viciously jolt J&K and enforce a daily load shedding of more than 15 hours.
Driven by their social media stunts and antics, some people calling themselves as public representatives are churning cringe-content in the name of comedy in Kashmir these days.