The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today the launch of a new initiative “Catalyst: Inclusive Cashless Payment Partnership” (www.cashlesscatalyst.org). This multi-stakeholder partnership is designed to scale digital payments systems in India, catalyzing an exponential increase in cashless payments in select geographic locations. These locations will be selected based on criteria such as smartphone penetration, the local economy, and administrative feasibility.
Plan India, in partnership with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and Coca-Cola India Pvt. Ltd. launched today the “Urban WASH – Swachh Bharat Swachh Vidyalaya” project across 60 schools in Visakhapatnam, Pune and Dehradun. The project will directly impact over 12,000 children by enabling access to potable water and sanitary conditions, and promote good sanitation practices along with effective use and ownership of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) infrastructure.
The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced five new partnerships, four of which are with the Government of India, to expand U.S.-India cooperation on clean energy, environment and climate change. USAID Assistant Administrator for Asia, Mr. Jonathan Stivers, was in Delhi to represent the U.S. development agency at the second U.S.-India Strategic and Commercial Dialogue.
The incumbent serves as the Senior Tuberculosis (TB-1) Project Management Specialist in USAID’s Health office. The incumbent will be a recognized expert in the field of TB, and will perform the full range of consultative, advisory, project management, technical support, monitoring, data collection and evaluative functions. S/he will lead the continued development and management of USAID’s TB strategy in India, responding to changes in the environment as new challenges and new tools/methodologies emerge continuously.
The Acquisition and Assistance Specialist (Trainee) is located in the Office/Regional Office of Acquisition and Assistance, USAID/India. The function of the Office is to provide Acquisition and Assistance (procurement) support to Mission Technical Offices and Development Objective (DO) and Assistance Objective (AO) Teams in the Mission, and in any Regional Offices that may be supported by the Mission.
Last updated: November 28, 2016