ICAR-CIWA explored possibilities of collaboration with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi

An Interaction Meeting among scientists and technical staffs of ICAR-CIWA with Ms. Nidhi Srinivas, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, New Delhi has been organized on 19.1.2019 at 11.00AM in the Committee Hall of the Institute to explore possibilities of collaboration. It has been presided by Dr. S. K. Srivastava, Director, ICAR-CIWA. He has given a introductory remark and welcome the delegate. The vision, mandate and salient achievements of ongoing and past activities was presented by Dr. A.K. Panda, Nodal Officer, PME Cell. The delegate Member from Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has given a brief idea about the activities carried out by the foundation in Odisha as well as in different parts of the Country. All the Scientific and Technical Staffs attended the meeting and interacted with the delegate and enhanced their knowledge. It is found that the Foundation is also interested to collaborate with the Institute. The meeting ended with vote of thanks.