India has signed a loan agreement worth 400 million dollar with the World Bank to help treat and eliminate Tuberculosis from the country. The World Bank supported program will cover nine States and it will support the government’s National Strategic Plan to end TB in India by 2025.
Under the program, GoI provide Direct Benefit Transfers to patients for acquiring the critical nutrition needed during treatment.
Static/Current Takeaways Important For SBI PO/Clerk Mains:
- World Bank Headquarters: Washington DC, USA; Established: 1944;
- President: David Malpass
Source: The News On Air