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US agency to help achieve Clean India goal

post.jagran.com, 04 November 2014

 

New Delhi: The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on Tuesday partnered the urban development ministry to provide expertise and innovative models in urban water and sanitation for achieving the Clean India campaign.

 

Called the urban Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), USAID will bring leadership, talent and resources of the public and private sectors to generate solution to the water and sanitation challenges that face India.

 

USAID administrator Rajiv Shah said: "A large number of infants in the country die before the age of five and more die due to lack of sanitation. We have been inspired by Modi's leadership and his Clean India (Swachh Bharat) campaign. So at USAID, we will provide knowledge partnership to deal with challenges of clean water and sanitation infrastructure." Read more....