The doorstep delivery of public services aims to extend government services beyond counters at a citizens’ residence through ‘Mobile Sahayaks’.
The Delhi government launched its much talked about Home Delivery of Public Services on Monday at 10 am. The project aims to deliver 40 public services at the doorstep in the first phase, including driving licenses, caste certificates, new water connections etc.
The humanitarian crisis in the Africa's Lake Chad basin, which affects parts of Nigeria, Niger, Chad, and Cameroon, continues to worsen due to prolonged violence, insecurity, and environmental degradation. To help the most vulnerable communities, the European Commission announced new funding of €138 million combining humanitarian and development assistance. This is part of an overall EU aid package for the region worth €232 million.
Three ASEAN sectoral bodies – social welfare development, disaster management and health, together with Specialized Agencies of the United Nations, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), other partners and civil society groups today announced the planned development of ASEAN Guidelines on Disaster Responsive Social Protection.
The study is premised on the notion that collective action principles of forest producer organizations potentially allow them to provide formal and informal social protection benefits to their members (Bose et al., 2006; Molnar et al., 2008). These include formal social protection benefits such as social insurance and informal insurance from pooled contributions, which can insure members in times of risk (Kazoora et al., 2006; Chen, 2015).
The Social Affairs Ministry has initiated an emergency response and social protection program for earthquake victims in West Nusa Tenggara (NTB). The ministry has continued disbursing funds to the province following the disaster.
Even as Kodagu is slowly heaving a sigh of relief at the slowdown in the rain devastation caused by heavy rains, flooding and landslides resulting in havoc on the lives and property, the State Government is taking every effort to ensure rescue and rehabilitation reaches those who most need it.
As part of the efforts, social welfare minister Priyank Kharge has said that his department will release a sum of Rs 25 crore towards relief measures for the district’s most vulnerable and at-risk residents.