Patna: IIT-Patna and UNICEF today signed a
memorandum of understanding (MoU) to address issues related to
improvement of the lot of the children in Bihar.
The MoU agreed to support each other on issues like
conducting research on social issues, developing management
information system for social programmes aimed at improving
the socio-economic status of children and women in the state.
Director of IIT-Patna, Prof Anil K Bhowmick said the
partnership with UNICEF would go a long way in improving the
socio-economic status of women and children in Bihar.
Speaking on the occasion, officer-in-charge of UNICEF
said the software and information techonolgy expertise
available with IIT-Patna would be useful in enhancing the
efficency of various social sector flagship programmes being
implemented in Bihar.