Hyderabad sources reported that On Monday, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between principal secretary (municipal administration and urban development) Arvind Kumar, ASCI director V. Srinivas Acharyalu and Unicef representative Dr. Yasmin Ali Haque on ‘Child Development in Urban Areas’ in the presence of the chief secretary S.K. Joshi.
When appreciating the MoU, Mr Joshi said the Unicef and the ASCI would submit their workable plan related to education, health, security, hygiene of urban children within a week. Furthermore as per report it was stated that “Unicef has lots of experience and we will prepare the plan for the development of urban children in the country for the first time".
Moreover it was stated that importance should be given to the child-friendly agenda in the urban areas integrated development plan, he said.