Friday, January 22, 2010

MoU between IIT-Patna and UNICEF

Patna: IIT-Patna and UNICEF today signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to address issues related to improvement of the lot of the children in Bihar.

The MoU agreed to support each other on issues like conducting research on social issues, developing management information system for social programmes aimed at improving the socio-economic status of children and women in the state.
Director of IIT-Patna, Prof Anil K Bhowmick said the partnership with UNICEF would go a long way in improving the socio-economic status of women and children in Bihar.
Speaking on the occasion, officer-in-charge of UNICEF said the software and information techonolgy expertise available with IIT-Patna would be useful in enhancing the efficency of various social sector flagship programmes being implemented in Bihar.