Delhi: Smriti Irani and Bill Gates launches 'Bharatiya POSHAN Krishi Kosh'

By Rajan Nath -- November 18, 2019 3:04 pm

Delhi: Union Minister Smriti Irani and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates launched 'Bharatiya POSHAN Krishi Kosh', on Monday. The Ministry of Women and Child Development in partnership with Gates Foundation launched the repository of diverse crops for better nutritional outcomes.

Bharatiya POSHAN Krishi Kosh aims at reducing malnutrition through a multi-sectoral results-based framework, including agriculture, among women and children across the country.

Meanwhile, Bill Gates, Philanthropist and Microsoft co-founder, said "Improvements in Indian health system in the last decade are significant. There are specific disease programmes and vaccine coverage has improved substantially. It was in 2011 that India had its last case of Polio."

Earlier on Sunday, Bill Gates met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar at the CM secretariat, where he lauded the state government's efforts in battling poverty and diseases.
-PTC News
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