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India, ADB sign 300 million dollar loan


  • India and the Asian Development Bank have signed a 300 million dollar loan to strengthen and improve access to comprehensive primary health care in urban areas of 13 states. 
  • The Finance Ministry said, this will benefit over 256 million urban dwellers including 51 million from the slum areas.
  • The agreement was signed between Additional Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs Rajat Kumar Mishra and Country Director of Asian Development Bank’s India Resident Mission Takeo Konishi.