UNICEF Yasmin Haque called on the Chief Secretary SP Singh
The newly appointed Country Representative for UNICEF Dr Yasmin Haque called on the Chief Secretary Shri S P Singh at his office today(03.08.2017).
The Chief Secretary explained various innovative and unique programs by Government of Telangana including Mission Bhagiratha, Mission Kakatiya, KCR Kit, Single Women Pension, Modernization of Government Hospitals and many more. These programs, he told will improve the status of women and children in the state.
The Chief Secretary also thanked UNICEF for their support to the state in assessing the Impact of Mission Bhagiratha on Children and Women, so that the desired objectives of supplying piped clean water to each and every household is met.
Dr Yasmin appreciated the efforts of the Government, and reaffirmed the support of UNICEF for the state of Telangana for the next five years, in line with renewed Five year agreement (2018-22) with Government of India.
Dr Yasmin also reiterated the need for integrating water supply with Sanitation and other schemes, so that the situation of the children and women in Telangana improves holistically.
Dr Yasmin highlighted the need for the state to bring all child protection interventions under one umbrella for effective implementation of Child Protection Systems in the state.
Ms Meital Rusdia, Chief; Mr Salathiel Nalli, WASH Specialist, Dr Deepak Dey, Social Policy Specialist from Hyderabad office were present in the meeting. Mr Surender Reddy, Engineer in Chief for Mission Bhagiratha was also present in the meeting.
Salathiel R Nalli
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Specialist
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United Nations Children’s Fund
Office for Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana
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