Royal Norwegian Embassy: Administration of Project Under Norway India Partnership Initiative (NIPI), India (2015-2017)
IPE Global | News | January 01, 2016 IST
We have won a contract for the administrative hosting and financial management of a project related to newborn care under the NIPI programme and coordination functions of the overall NIPI programme. NIPI was established by the Governments of Norway and India in 2006 to collaborate towards achieving the Millennium Development Goal 4 to reduce child mortality and works in close cooperation with the National Health Mission of the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. The project consists of technical support and implementation of innovative activities in the area of new born health. The coordination functions of NIPI consists of secretarial services to the NIPI governing bodies, oversight functions related to NIPI partners’ progress, assistance in monitoring and research mission and social media activities. The current Project Team is based in Delhi, Bihar, Odisha, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh whereas the coordination functions are covered by staff in Delhi. The duration of the contract will be two years, concluding on 31 December 2017.