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K.R. Ramesh Kumar elected as Speaker unopposed
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K.R. Ramesh Kumar elected as Speaker unopposed

Bengaluru: As BJP withdrew its candidate S. Suresh Kumar, K.R. Ramesh Kumar (MLA from Srinivasapura) of the Congress was elected for the post of Karnataka Assembly Speaker this morning. When the House convened, previously appointed pro-tem Speaker K.G. Bopaiah took up the election of the Speaker. BJP’s Sunil Kumar stood up and said he was…

Arogya Bhagya: State’s flagship health scheme to roll out on Feb.25
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Arogya Bhagya: State’s flagship health scheme to roll out on Feb.25

Bengaluru: Arogya Bhagya, Karnataka’s flagship Universal Health Coverage (UHC) scheme to provide healthcare, irrespective of the individuals BPL or APL status, will be rolled out on Feb.25. And Aadhaar Card is enough for the patients to get this benefit. Health Minister K.R. Ramesh Kumar told reporters in Bengaluru yesterday that the scheme was supposed to…

Health Minister warns against storing expired medicines
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Health Minister warns against storing expired medicines

Belagavi: Health Minister K.R. Ramesh Kumar has said that strict action will be taken against Medical Officers found stocking expired medicines. Replying to a question by MLC Ramachandra Gowda at the Legislature Council here yesterday, Ramesh Kumar said that the Government has set a rule against storing or stocking expired medicines. As such, action will…

Health Minister indisposed
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Health Minister indisposed

Kolar: Health Minister K.R. Ramesh Kumar, who returned to his constituency after taking part in the Winter Session of the State Legislature at Belagavi, reportedly got indisposed yesterday. Ramesh Kumar, who got down from the dais at a benefits distribution programme in his constituency Srinivasapura in the district, got indisposed after vomiting,  it is learnt….

Amidst standoff with Doctors, Minister announces free healthcare for all
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Amidst standoff with Doctors, Minister announces free healthcare for all

Belagavi: Amidst the standoff between doctors and the State Government over the proposed amendments to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act, Health and Family Welfare Minister K.R. Ramesh Kumar announced yesterday at the Winter Session of Karnataka Assembly that a free healthcare scheme for all State residents will be implemented next month. “From December…

Govt. will take final call on KPME Bill today: Minister
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Govt. will take final call on KPME Bill today: Minister

Bengaluru: Health Minister K.R. Ramesh Kumar assured the Legislative Assembly this morning that the Govt. will arrive at a final decision by today evening on the controversial Karnataka Private Establishments (KPME) (Amendment) Bill, which doctors across the State are vehemently protesting. “I’m meeting the Chief Minister this evening to find a solution,” Kumar said, in…

Health Minister holds review meeting in city
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Health Minister holds review meeting in city

Mysuru: Minister for Health and Family Welfare Ramesh Kumar chaired a review meeting at Zilla Panchayat auditorium here this morning. Over 100 officials of Health Department of Mysuru Division from Mysuru, Mandya, Chamarajanagar, Hassan, Chikkamagalur and Kodagu districts attended the meeting. Speaking on the occasion, Ramesh Kumar asked officials to open generic medicine outlets at…

KPME Act amendment: Special Legislature Session likely, says Minister
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KPME Act amendment: Special Legislature Session likely, says Minister

Bengaluru: Health and Family Welfare Minister K.R. Ramesh Kumar said here on Thursday that the State Government plans to convene a special Session of the Legislature later this month or in the first week of October to get the amendments to the Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (KPME) Act passed. Pointing out that the possibility of…

Free health service to every family in the State: Minister
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Free health service to every family in the State: Minister

Bengaluru: Posing a challenge to the burgeoning private hospitals in the State, after tabling the Bill — The Karnataka Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill, the State Government is planning to come out with a Health Card within three days, for all the families in the State, irrespective of their financial status. The only criteria for…

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