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India and US renew Triangular Development Cooperation in Asia and Africa

India and the US has signed an agreement to the Statement of Guiding Principles (SGP) on triangular cooperation for global development to facilitate with a framework to promote bilateral cooperation to meet the developmental ambitions of partner countries, particularly in Asia and Africa. This agreement was signed by Devyani Khobragade, Joint Secretary, Ministry of External ..

Utkrisht Impact Bond

At the Global Entrepreneurship Summit in Hyderabad, The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a health-impact bond to reduce maternal and neo-natal deaths in Rajasthan by improving the quality of services at private healthcare facilities. It has been developed in a public-private partnership and will provide financial assistance to 440 small healthcare ..

India-US unveil Millennium Alliance

India and Unites States launched the Millennium Alliance (MA). MA – a platform to bring together Indian creativity, expertise and resources to source and intensify innovations being developed and tested in the country. The partnership for global development is focused at improving lives of vulnerable populations in India and around the world by supporting innovations ..

EC inks MoU with Washington based IFES

The Election Commission (EC) inked an MoU with the Washington based International Foundation for Electoral Systems (IFES), for developing and strengthening democratic institutions and processes. Objective: To make available the knowledge and experience of the commission to election managers and practitioners around the world. To promote working partnership between EC and IFES for joint initiatives, ..