“CM Yogi Adityanath told Bill Gates that 92 lakh children have been vaccinated against Encephalitis. The Chief Minister also said that there is still a lot left to do. We have already signed a five-year MoU with the Gates Foundation,” Avanish Awasthi.
The meeting assumes significance as registration of one of the Indian NGOs, Public Health Foundation of India (PHFI), which has been working in the field of public health, was cancelled by the home ministry in April.
Gates, also expressed hope that as India's tax-GDP ratio is likely to increase, so the government will have extra resources to spend on health, education and nutrition.
It will invest USD 500 million in three critical areas— health, education, and economic opportunity—to improve the lives of undeserved populations across the developing world, according to a statement released by Co-Impact.
The investment is not part of Gates' philanthropic Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation and will be followed with another $50 million in a number of start-up ventures working in Alzheimer's research, Gates said.
In stepping out of the long shadow of former Microsoft leaders Gates and Steve Ballmer, Nadella has already accomplished what seemed impossible, increasing Microsoft’s market share by USD 250 billion since taking control.
Bill Gates further blamed the IBM developers for what he thought was a mistake
These "rich list" members have pledged to donate more than half their wealth.
The books will make the reader think about how our experiences shape us and where humanity might be headed.
The Forbes list of the 'World's Billionaires' 2017 consists of 2,043 of the richest people in the world who have a combined net worth of USD 7.67 trillion, a record 18-per cent increase over the past year.
Others in the top 10 included Amazon founder Jeff Bezos at number three, Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg at number five and Oracle co-founder Larry Ellison at number seven.
"Being a part of a team and learning from each other has been an integral part of my development. I face multiple situations in organisations that I am involved with where my on-field learnings often benefit these organisations," said Tendulkar.
A group backed by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation that works on India's immunisation programmes will now be funded by the health ministry, a government official said, a move in part prompted by fears foreign donors could influence policy making.
The world's two richest people were speaking to students at Columbia University after US President Donald Trump started to unwind the work of his predecessor Barack Obama in a series of executive orders, prompting concern from critics over what the actions mean for Americans and their place in the world.
According to research firm Oxfam International, the world would get its first trillionaire in the next 25 years, when Bill Gates becomes around 86 years old.
The directors of BEV include Reliance Industries chairman Mukesh Ambani, Alibaba founder Jack Ma, former energy hedge fund manager John Arnold, venture capitalists like Vinod Khosla and John Doerr and SAP founder Hasso Plattner.
Gates launched the Breakthrough Energy Ventures fund on Monday along with billionaire entrepreneurs such as Facebook Inc head Mark Zuckerberg, Alibaba Group Holding Ltd Chairman Jack Ma and Amazon.com chief Jeff Bezos.
SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son recounts his childhood, his perception of wealth and why he is betting big on robots.
The billionaire philanthropist's 'The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation' partnered with a Swiss-based perfume company 'Firmenich' to create a poop smell blocker with the hope to make smelly toilets a thing of past and make a difference in communities with poor sanitation.
"I sincerely feel I must emphasise and underline the need for innovation and R&D in SOE when we talk of reforms and governance," he said at a meeting of BRICS Forum on State Owned Enterprises (SOE) Reforms and Governance.
Big food companies like Cargill, Future group and Tata Global Beverages have shown interest in launching fortified food items to fight malnutrition, a top official of food safety regulator FSSAI today said.
Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates today met IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and discussed ways in which his Foundation could participate in areas such as digital inclusion, healthcare, e-agriculture and e-payments.
Delivering the Second Transforming India Lecture organised NITI Aayog here on Wednesday, Gates said that shift to digital transactions will enhance transparency and reduce leakages.
He stressed that the government should be an enabler and a smart regulator to enable the private sector to deliver efficient services across sectors.
Five Indian-Americans are among the richest in the US, according to a Forbes list of 400 people which has been topped by Microsoft's co-founder Bill Gates for the 23rd year in a row.