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Jun 23, 2011 at 06:08pm IST

World Bank invites MP CM to Washington

Bhopal: World Bank (WB) Managing Director Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has invited the state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to World Bank's headquarters in Washington to share the experience of development schemes implemented for women and children in the state.

Inviting Chouhan, WB has underlined its intention to expand engagement in a wide range of sectors in Madhya Pradesh, according to a letter written to the Chief Minister by Iweala.

"The WB wants to hear MP's development experience, especially regarding development of women and children," the letter said.

World Bank invites MP CM to Washington

Iweala has also appreciated Chouhan's vision to end malnourishment among children.

"The WB holds that these innovations and learning needs to be spread," it added.

In the letter, the WB MD had mentioned her experience of a field visit to MP's Raisen district and lauded the welfare schemes being run there, a government statement said.

Iweala has also appreciated Chouhan's vision to end mBhopal: World Bank (WB) Managing Director Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has invited the state Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan to World Bank's headquarters in Washington to share the experience of development schemes implemented for women and children in the state.

Inviting Chouhan, WB has underlined its intention to expand engagement in a wide range of sectors in Madhya Pradesh, according to a letter written to the Chief Minister by Iweala.

"The WB wants to hear MP's development experience, especially regarding development of women and children," the letter said.

"The WB holds that these innovations and learning needs to be spread," it added.

In the letter, the WB MD had mentioned her experience of a field visit to MP's Raisen district and lauded the welfare schemes being run there, a government statement said.

Iweala has also appreciated Chouhan's vision to end malnourishment among children and empower women, it added.

A WB delegation led by Iweala had called on Chouhan on May 15 and praised the state government's beneficiary schemes.

Former Nigerian Finance and Foreign Minister Iweala had said that Madhya Pradesh government's public services guarantee scheme was a major step to promote good governance.

Right now, a slew of beneficial schemes - Ladli Laxmi, Mukhya Mantri Kanyadan, Gaon Ki Beti, Janani Suraksha, besides reservation for women in pachayats and civic bodies, were being implemented with the co-operation of community in Madhya Pradesh, the government release said. alnourishment a, it added.

A WB delegation led by Iweala had called on Chouhan on May 15 and praised the state government's beneficiary schemes.

Former Nigerian Finance and Foreign Minister Iweala had said that Madhya Pradesh government's public services guarantee scheme was a major step to promote good governance.

Right now, a slew of beneficial schemes - Ladli Laxmi, Mukhya Mantri Kanyadan, Gaon Ki Beti, Janani Suraksha, besides reservation for women in pachayats and civic bodies, were being implemented with the co-operation of community in Madhya Pradesh, the government release said.

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