Depression in India

As per the World Health Organisation’s report, ‘Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders – Global Health Estimates,’ released in 2017, the estimated prevalence of depressive disorders in India is 4.5% of the total population.

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Chandrayaan 1

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Cloud Seeding

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Biological storage devices

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Government e-Marketplace

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