United States Agency for International Development Current Affairs, GK & News
R.K. Singh, Union Minister for Power and New & Renewable Energy, along with Krishan Pal Gurjar, the Minister of State for Power, has launched virtually the Virtual Smart Grid Knowledge Center (Virtual SGKC) and Innovation Park. Overview: The SGKCs digital twin is the virtual SGKC, which replicates the facilities which are available in SGKC via ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
USAID (United States Agency for International Development) and USDFC (U.S. International Development Finance Corporation) are sponsoring a US $50 million loan portfolio guarantee to the Kotak Mahindra Bank (KMBL). Key Facts This agreement was signed in order to support increased access of finance for women borrowers as well as micro, small & medium enterprises (MSMEs) ..
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 ..
Niti Ayog in association with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) organized the first workshop on the development of the India Energy Modelling Forum (IEMF). The workshop was organized under the Sustainable Growth Pillar of the India-U.S. Strategic Energy Partnership. India Energy Modelling Forum IEMF is envisaged as a pan-stakeholder platform for debating ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
Topics: Coal • India Energy Modelling Forum • India-U.S. Strategic Energy Partnership • Niti Ayog • Oil and Gas • Power and Energy Efficiency • Renewable Energy and Sustainable Growth • United States Agency for International Development • USAID
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 ..
Topics: Global Entrepreneurship Summit • Government • International development • United States Agency for International Development • United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Bureau for Europe and Eurasia
Union Urban Development Ministry, United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Bill and Milinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) have agreed to partner in Swachh Bharat programme. In this regard, USAID has inked a pact with the Urban Development Ministry while BGMF signed a Memorandum of Cooperation. The Memoranda were signed in presence of Union Urban ..