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Seeking Collaboration, Bill Gates Meets With Principal Scientific Adviser

New Delhi, March 1 () Billionaire-philanthropist Bill Gates, co-chairman and trustee of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, visited the office of the Principal Scientific Advisor (PSA) to understand the priority areas and explore further collaboration . Government of India, Ajay K. Sood, here on Monday.

During Gates’ visit, Sood gave an overview of the wide-ranging engagements of the PSA office, which include National Mission on One Health, Quantum Technologies, Livelihood, Green Hydrogen, One Nation One Subscription etc.

The discussion mainly focused on the priority of One Health Mission and Waste to Wealth Mission with Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

Gates commended the focus on science and technology initiatives, as he expressed interest in supporting the government’s efforts for an upcoming One Health mission and the power of environmental monitoring for disease control.

He stressed the need for innovations to address animal health, disease modeling and novel diagnostic technologies. Gates also emphasized the opportunity for India to support both domestic and global challenges in these areas.

Trevor Mundell, President of Global Health with Gates; Hari Menon, Country Director – India; and Harish Iyer, Deputy Director, Digital and Health Innovation.

He also called on Parvinder Maini, Scientific Secretary, PSA office, along with other senior officials.


(This story has not been edited by The Kashmir Monitor staff and was auto-generated from a syndicated feed)

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