Dubai : A Mumbai-based NGO signed an agreement with the Islamic Development Bank (IDB) for implementing a medicare programme in India.
According to a statement, Rashtriya Institute of Skill and Education (RISE) is currently doing seminal work in the area of medicare, education and rural uplift.
The IDB is based in Jeddah.
The programme will be rolled out first in Maharashtra where RISE has already implemented Mobile Medical Units (MMU) in the rural (tribal) areas of the state.
“The details of the collaboration with IDB and the rollout plan for the MMU project with them, and the areas where this program will be implemented will be announced shortly after finalisation,” said RISE.
It claims to be involved in several projects across India, from the tribal districts of Rajasthan to the landmark Taleem ki Taquat, an outreach programme to create awareness among the underprivileged section of society on the importance of education in order to upgrade their status in life and being gainfully employed, the statement said.