Wednesday, 19 July 2017

Contribution to UN Fund and Programmes by GOI

Government of India has voluntarily contributed to various UN Funds and Programmes at the UN Pledging Conference for the year 2017 (January- December) as per details below:

Sl.
No.
Name of the UN
Agency          
Ministry/ Department
Amount pledged in 2016 for contribution in 2017 (in US dollar)
1.       
UNDP
Economic Affairs
4,500,000.00
2.       
UNICEF
Women & Child Development
837,377.54

3.       
UNFPA
Health & Family Welfare
500,000.00
4.       
UNEP
Environment & Forest
100,000.00
5.       
UNCPCJF
Home Affairs
3,000.00
6.       
WFP
Agriculture & Cooperation
1,920,000.00
(biennium)
7.       
UNCHS(HABITAT)
Housing &Urban Poverty Alleviation
150,000.00
8.       
UNODC
Revenue
100,000.00
9.       
UNRWA
External Affairs
1,250,000.00
10.   
VFTC- Voluntary fund for Technical co-operation
External Affairs
100,000.00
11.   
VTFCFS-Voluntary Trust Fund on Contemporary Forms of Slavery
External Affairs
25,000.00
12.   
VTFVT- Voluntary Trust Fund for Victims of Torture
External Affairs
25,000.00
13.   
UNV
Youth Affairs & Sports
15,000.00
























This was stated by Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal, Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs in written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today (July 18, 2017).


Courtesy: pib.nic.in

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