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Important Terms in 22nd August-2020 News

 

National Rural Health Mission (NRHM)
? National Health Mission (NHM) was launched by the government of India in 2013 subsuming the National Rural Health Mission and the National Urban Health Mission.
? The main programmatic components include Health System Strengthening in rural and urban areas for – Reproductive-Maternal- Neonatal-Child and Adolescent Health (RMNCH+A), and Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases.
? The NHM envisages achievement of universal access to equitable, affordable & quality health care services that are accountable and responsive to people’s needs.

 

National AYUSH Mission
? It was launched by the Department of AYUSH, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
? It was launched during the 12th five year Plan for implementing through States and Union Territories.
Khel ratna
? The Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, officially known as Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award in Sports and Games, is the highest sporting honour of the Republic of India.
? The award is named after Rajiv Gandhi, former Prime Minister of India who served the office from 1984 to 1989

 

 

NCLAT
? The NCLAT was constituted under Section 410 of the Companies Act, 2013 to hear appeals against the orders of the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT).
? NCLT is a quasi-judicial body that adjudicates issues relating to companies.
? It is also the appellate tribunal for orders passed by the NCLT(s) under Section 61 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC), 2016, and for orders passed by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) under Sections 202 and 211 of the IBC.
? Any person aggrieved by any order of the NCLAT may file an appeal to the Supreme Court.

 

 

Lokayuktha
? These are the state equivalents of the central Lokpal.
? Every State shall establish a body to be known as the Lokayukta for the State, if not so established, constituted or appointed, by a law made by the State Legislature, to deal with complaints relating to corruption against certain public functionaries, within a period of one year from the date of commencement of this Act.
? The establishment of the institution of the Lokayukta including any appointment therein falls within the domain of the states

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