‘Gift mammo screening to women rather than sarees’

Instead of buying a saree or something else on Dasara and Deepavali, gift your loved ones, who are 40 years or older, a mammography screening — this was the message by Ushalakshmi, founder chairman of the Ushalakshmi Breast Cancer Foundation.

An 87-year-old breast cancer survivor, Dr Ushalakshmi said that early detection of breast cancer can save lives. October is considered to be the International Breast Cancer Awareness month across the world.

Raj Bhavan support

Speaking on the occasion of the 2020 edition of virtual ‘Ushalakshmi Breast Cancer Foundation Oration’ (UBF Oration) held on Sunday, Governor Tamilisai Soundararajan, who was chief guest of the programme, said that to support awareness on breast cancer, Raj Bhavan would be illuminated in pink on the last day of October.

The initiative of illuminating buildings in pink was taken up by the foundation.

The oration on the topic ‘Breast Cancer advocacy, screening and early detection

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T’gana govt to distribute nearly one crore sarees to women

Hyderabad, Sep 29 (PTI): The Telangana government will be distributing nearly one crore sarees worth about Rs 318 crore to women in the state this year as part of ‘Bathukamma sarees’ initiative, an official release said on Tuesday.

Telangana Ministers KT Rama Rao, Sabitha Indra Reddy, and Satyavathi Rathod inspected the display of Bathukamma sarees at Haritha Plaza here, it said.

Rama Rao said the state government has distributed four crore sarees by spending Rs 1,033 crore since the Bathukamma distribution programme was launched in 2017.

‘This year, the government has spent Rs 317.81 crore on Bathukamma sarees. This year, the Bathukamma sarees distribution will begin on October 9 under the supervision of District Collectors.

‘The sarees will be distributed through local women groups. The sarees have been produced with 287 kinds of designs. A total of 99 lakh sarees will be distributed this time,’ it said.

Rama Rao said

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Dussera gift: Telangana govt to distribute nearly one crore sarees to women | Hyderabad News

HYDERABAD: The Telangana government will be distributing nearly one crore sarees worth about Rs 318 crore to women in the state this year as part of “Bathukamma sarees” initiative, an official release said on Tuesday. Telangana ministers KT Rama Rao, Sabitha Indra Reddy, and Satyavathi Rathod inspected the display of Bathukamma sarees at Haritha Plaza here, it said.
Rama Rao said the state government has distributed four crore sarees by spending Rs 1,033 crore since the Bathukamma distribution programme was launched in 2017.
“This year, the government has spent Rs 317.81 crore on Bathukamma sarees. This year, the Bathukamma sarees distribution will begin on October 9 under the supervision of district collectors.
“The sarees will be distributed through local women groups. The sarees have been produced with 287 kinds of designs. A total of 99 lakh sarees will be distributed this time,” it said.
Rama Rao said the state government
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