Watch Video: Bill Gates visits Maa Mangala Basti in Bhubaneswar

Bhubaneswar: Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates today visited the Maa Mangala Basti in Niladri Bihar area of Odisha capital.

During his visit to the slum, Gates interacted with the locals and learnt about various schemes of the Odisha Government such as MUKTA and JAGA Mission.

Development Commissioner Anu Garg, Additional Chief Secretary, Housing and Urban Development G Mathivathanan and other senior officials of the State Government were present during the visit.

Gates is also scheduled to visit the Krushi Bhawan here and meet Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik.

Notably, the Odisha Government had in 2017 signed an MoU with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to bring in increased use of data management in agriculture sector. The agreement aims at improving lives of small farmers and promote inclusive growth in the sector.

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