Delhi and Punjab Government Sign Knowledge Sharing Agreement for Better Health, Education

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As a new initiative, the state governments of Delhi and Punjab signed a Knowledge Sharing Agreement. It was signed by the Chief Ministers of both states.

The objective of signing the agreement is to learn from each other and move forward toward the development of the people of Delhi and Punjab. The two states will cooperate in framing and implementing public welfare programmes in various fields on the basis of reciprocity and mutual benefit.

The agreement was signed by giving priority to the following areas - education, health and power - and will allow free flow of ideas for the growth of both the states. 

The governments of the two states will work together for the people of the two states.

The agreement focused on 18 priority areas - public education, health, environment and pollution control, women and child development, nutrition, social security, water supply and sanitation, housing, tourism and hospitality, urban development, governance reforms, citizen services, public works, employment and labor welfare, industrial development and investment promotion, tourism and hospitality, fiscal stability and welfare of SCs/STs/OBCs/minorities.

   Important points for the exam:

  • The state governments of Delhi and Punjab signed a Knowledge Sharing Agreement with an aim to learn from each other and move forward toward the development of the people of the states.
  • The agreement was signed by the Chief Minister of Delhi and Chief Minister of Punjab.
  • The agreement was signed with three priority areas - education, health and power - and focused on 18 priority areas.
  • The two states will cooperate in framing and implementing public welfare programmes in various fields on the basis of reciprocity and mutual benefit.

   Facts to know:

  • Chief Minister of Delhi: Mr.Arvind Kejriwal.
  • Governor of Delhi: Mr.Anil Baijal.
  • Governor of Punjab: Mr.Banwarilal Purohit.
  • Chief Minister of Punjab: Mr.Bhagwant Mann.
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