The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh met Mr. Bill Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee of the Gates Foundation, here today. While welcoming Mr. Bill Gates, the Union Home Minister appreciated the various welfare works being undertaken by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in India. Shri Rajnath Singh requested Mr. Gates to initiate health awareness programmes in India and suggested that the Foundation should concentrate on developing villages and make them “Model Villages” so that the local people get inspired.
Mr. Bill Gates also explained about the various technologies being adopted by them in the field of agriculture and sanitation. Mr. Bill Gates assured the Union Home Minister that the Foundation will offer constructive support to India.