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Rajnath requests Bill Gates Foundation to develop 'Model Villages' in India

ANI
Published : Nov 17, 2017, 3:18 pm IST
Updated : Nov 17, 2017, 3:18 pm IST

Gates explained the technologies they are using in agriculture and sanitation and assured they will offer constructive support to India.

Rajnath Singh appreciated various welfare works being undertaken by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in India. (Photo: File)
 Rajnath Singh appreciated various welfare works being undertaken by the Bill and Melinda Gates foundation in India. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday requested Microsoft founder and head of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, to concentrate on making "Model Villages" to inspire the local people.

Singh, who met Gates in Delhi on Thursday, had requested him to initiate health awareness programmes in the country.

 

The home minister suggested that the Foundation should concentrate on developing villages and make them model ones.

He also appreciated various welfare works being undertaken by the Gates foundation in India.

Gates explained the various technologies being adopted by them in the field of agriculture and sanitation.

He also assured the home minister that the Foundation will offer constructive support to India.

Tags: rajnath singh, bill gates, bill and melinda gates foundation, model villages
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi