USAid adds another USD 3million grant to India

April 30: US Ambassador to India Ken Juster today announced that the US Government through USAid will provide India another $3M to combat COVID19. Earlier they had already provided $2.9M on 6th of April and this grant adds up to a current total of US$5.9M.

As per the release from US Embassy, USAID is providing these funds to the Partnerships for Affordable Healthcare Access and Longevity (PAHAL) project, an innovative financing platform of IPE Global

Through the PAHAL project, USAID will support the National Health Authority to establish a financing facility that can mobilize resources from the private sector to assist over 20,000 health facilities enrolled under Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY), India’s health insurance scheme for 500 million poor and vulnerable people.