MoC between MWCD and BMGF signed

Q.  Union Cabinet has approved signing of MoC between MWCD and which foundation?
- Published on 05 May 16

a. Amnesty International
b. Integrated Child Development Fund
c. Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
d. None of the above

ANSWER: Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of Memorandum of Co-operation (MoC) between Ministry of Women & Child Development (MWCD) and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) for the cooperation in Information and Communication Technology enabled Real Time Monitoring (ICT-RTM) of Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) and other related technical matters.
The MoC will help in the following:
a. Implementation of ICT-RTM of ICDS which will enable the authorities for timely intervention for ensuring proper service delivery.
b. Putting up in place a shared national communication campaign, communications strategy and guidelines, customizing communications, products and material to local contexts alongwith developing plans for large scale dissemination.
c. Technical support through high quality technical teams of nutrition experts. MoC will cover 8 states

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