RITES and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation sign MoU to advance health and development priorities, & gender equality in India


Gurugram, 4 August 2022: RITES Ltd., a public sector enterprise and leading
transport infrastructure consultancy and engineering company, has signed a
memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to
advance goals on health, development, and gender equality in India, through their
Corporate Social Responsibility efforts. The MoU has been signed for a duration of two years.

The MoU will allow both organizations to collaborate and partner with the central and
state governments and other not-for-profit and philanthropic organizations to develop
strategic, high impact, multi-year programs with outcomes for the most vulnerable. In
its first phase, the collaboration will jointly support projects focused on women’s
economic empowerment and accelerating the adoption of Ayushman Bharat Health
Accounts (ABHA) using digital public goods platforms.

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Mr. BP Nayak, Director Finance, RITES Ltd., said, “The MoU reiterates our
commitment towards ‘…..Changing Lives’ by underscoring our CSR initiatives with a
purpose-driven motive. We look forward to fostering seamless cooperation and
collaboration with the Foundation to build a better future, together.”
About RITES Limited:
RITES Limited is a Miniratna (Category – I) Schedule ‘A’ Public Sector Enterprise and a leading player
in the transport consultancy and engineering sector in India, having diversified services and

geographical reach. The company has an experience spanning 48 years and undertaken projects in
over 55 countries in Asia, Africa, Latin America, South America, and Middle East region. RITES
Limited is an export arm of Indian Railways for providing rolling stock overseas.

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