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WCD Ministry, Invest India sign MoU to enhance cooperation

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WCD Ministry signs agreement with Invest India in New Delhi to enhance cooperationOn March 8, 2021, the Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Invest India for enhancing cooperation in areas of Nutrition, Child Protection and Development, Women Empowerment & Capacity building in mission mode.

  • Invest India will help support the efforts of  MWCD in Strategic and Policy support, International cooperation, Convergence, Impact assessment, Sustained Behaviour Change communication & Building a participatory ecosystem for creating large-scale impacts.

DRISHTI – Analysis Research

DRISHTI Dashboard – which monitors the actions plans of CPSE (Central Public Sector Enterprises) will be utilized to design, formulate & conduct strategic research for MWCD.

  • DRISHTI under Invest India will conduct input & output analysis research and will coordinate with various research agencies for all primary, secondary & tertiary research.


DRISHTI Dashboard was created as a part of Vision New India 2022, it functions under the Department of Public Enterprises.

Invest India

  • It is India’s National Investment Promotion & Facilitation Agency
  • It was set up in 2009 as a Non-Profit Venture under the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry.
  • Major Focus – Sector-specific investor targeting and development of new partnerships to enable sustainable investments in India.\
  • Invest India is the executive agency for the Government of India’s Start-up initiative.

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i.On 20th November 2020, the SDG Finance Facility platform at UNDP in partnership with Invest India launched the SDG Investor Map Report for India.

About Invest India:
Managing Director & CEO – Deepak Bagla
Headquarters – New Delhi