Question: Recently India signed 11 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Afghanistan for 26 projects worth-
(a) 10.5 million dollars
(b) 5.5 million dollars
(c) 11.5 million dollars
(d) 9.5 million dollars
- India signed 11 Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with Afghanistan for 26 projects worth 9.5 million dollars.
- These MoUs were signed in the field of infrastructure, public services such as health clinics and governance-related projects.
- The projects will amplify economic opportunities for women for women for seven provinces of Afghanistan namely Balkh, Ghor, Herat, Kabul, Bamyan, Badghis and Kapisa.
- It will help local communities in education, employment and livelihood generation and capacity building.
- Since 2001, projects worth over $2 billion has been undertaken by India in Afghanistan.
- These projects are part of 577 Development Projects being funded by India for 2005-2021 worth $120 million.