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.

  • Policy and Advocacy (2013–2015)Policy and Advocacy (2013–2015)The policy and advocacy project will provide fast-track support to government partners and stakeholders and address cross-cutting themes seminal to the Country Programme’s support to the 12th Plan.

Health

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  • Improving Efficiency of Vaccination Systems in Multiple States (2014-2016)Mar 31, 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)Feb 26, 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.

  • Support to Improving Administrative Efficiency for Delivering Newborn and Infant Healthcare Services (NIPI) (2013-2015)Feb 26, 2016Support to Improving Administrative Efficiency for Delivering Newborn and Infant Healthcare Services (NIPI) (2013-2015)The project launched in 2013 as part of Phase II of the Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI) aims to reduce neonatal and infant mortality by strengthening capacities and improving access and utilization of public health services. It also seeks to accelerate the efforts of the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) to improve the availability and access of people to quality health care, especially those residing in rural areas, women and children.