PM announces ‘Aarogya Maitri’ project to provide medical supplies to developing nations
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced a new ‘Aarogya Maitri’ project on 13th January under which India will provide essential medical supplies to developing countries affected by natural disasters or humanitarian crises.
An overview of the news
Under this project, India will provide essential medical supplies to any of the developing countries affected by natural disasters or humanitarian crises.
PM announced at the Concluding Session of the two-day virtual ‘Voice of Global South Summit’.
India will launch the Global South Science and Technology Initiative to share its expertise in areas like space technology and nuclear energy.
India will also set up a ‘Global South Center of Excellence’ for research on development solutions which can be scaled up and implemented around the world.
PM Modi also suggested a Global South Young Diplomats Forum that would help connect young officials with foreign ministries.
During the Covid pandemic, India's 'Vaccine Maitri' initiative supplied vaccines made in India to over 100 countries.
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