Poverty Reduction and Livelihoods Promotion

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  • Creating Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Women in India (2015-2017)Creating Employment and Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Women in India (2015-2017)A three-year partnership between the IKEA Foundation, UNDP, Xyntéo, and the India Development Foundation seeks to positively impact the lives of one million women in India through training, entrepreneurial skill development and employment, as well as to develop a new model of public-private collaboration that can be adapted and replicated across India.

  • Strengthening Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and National Service Scheme (NSS) (2014-2017)Strengthening Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) and National Service Scheme (NSS) (2014-2017)In partnership with Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India, the project aims to provide catalytic support to the Youth Volunteer Schemes in the country and facilitate greater youth participation and voice in peace and sustainable development programmes.

  • Rejuvenating the Ganga: Improving Rural Sanitation in JharkhandRejuvenating the Ganga: Improving Rural Sanitation in JharkhandA two-and-a-half-year partnership between India’s Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, and UNDP aims to improve the quality of water and rejuvenate one of India’s most important rivers as it flows through the state of Jharkhand.

Health

Health
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  • Improving Efficiency of Vaccination Systems in Multiple States (2014-2016)May 10, 2016Improving Efficiency of Vaccination Systems in Multiple States (2014-2016)In partnership with Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India, the project aims to support Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) through designing and implementing an electronic vaccine intelligence network (eVIN), and strengthening the evidence base for improved policy-making in programmatic areas like procurement, vaccine delivery, sequencing and adoption of new antigens.

  • Improving Efficiency of Health Care System in Multiple States (2013-2017)May 7, 2016Improving Efficiency of Health Care System in Multiple States (2013-2017)UNDP is supporting Government of India and State Governments in improving efficiency of healthcare systems and medical service delivery through procurement of medical goods and enhancing capacities of the existing government medical entities.

  • Increasing Access to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care for Vulnerable People (2013- 2017)May 7, 2016Increasing Access to HIV/AIDS Prevention and Care for Vulnerable People (2013- 2017)In partnership with the Department of Aids Control, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India, the project aims to reduce stigma faced by people affected by HIV and support improved access to entitlements and services through mobilizing communities and strengthening institutions on facilitating access to social protection and expanding coverage of HIV services to hard-to-reach men-having-sex-with-men and transgender groups.