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In India, programmes of the Aga Khan Development Network (AKDN) span the states of Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Bihar and address a broad spectrum of development issues ranging from cultural revitalisation to education quality, health care to the development of rural areas. These initiatives include 82 schools and educational centres, a 137-bed multi-specialty acute care hospital in Mumbai, a rural support programme that has benefited 400,000 people in four Indian states and the restoration of a World Heritage site in the nation's capital.

Sanitation and Health in India

SPOTLIGHT ON HEALTH

Sanitation and Health in India

Water supply and sanitation programmes have been central to most AKDN environmental health efforts. Programmes in sanitation and hygiene promotion are particularly important. In the Indian state of Gujarat, for example, a government programme to bring sanitation to all the state’s 18,000 villages features an annual “Nirmal Gram”, or Clean Village, award. More

 

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Aga Khan Reviews Progress of Aga Khan Academy in Hyderabad, India
11 April 2015 -

Aga Khan Receives India’s Padma Vibhushan Award
08 April 2015 - President Pranab Mukherjee of India awarded His Highness the Aga Khan the Padma Vibhushan, one of the country’s highest civilian decorations, for his contributions to social development in India.

Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for the Humayan’s Tomb Site Museum
07 April 2015 - Remarks by His Highness the Aga Khan at the Foundation Stone Laying Ceremony for the Humayan’s Tomb Site Museum in Delhi, India

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