Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog & SAMRIDH Partnership Announcement
Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog & SAMRIDH
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and SAMRIDH Healthcare Blended Finance Facility, supported by USAID and implemented by IPE Global, have joined hands to support health enterprises and innovators with blended financing solutions. This collaboration envisions to unlock greater investment towards scaling up high impact and sustainable healthcare innovations targeting to improve access to affordable and quality healthcare for the vulnerable populations, in tier-2 and tier-3 cities, rural and tribal regions. This virtual event aims to mark the important partnership between Atal Innovation and SAMRIDH, and bring together sector experts to discuss the role of blended finance in solving India’s pressing health system challenges.
White Paper Launch
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog and SAMRIDH Healthcare Blended Finance Facility, as part of their collaboration, are bringing out a white paper to highlight how blended finance can serve as a powerful tool to enable scale-up of high impact market-ready health solutions. The paper will offer an overview on blended finance and its role in promoting healthcare access in India, taking a closer look at blended financing structures and approaches. It will also presents case studies on existing blended finance structures deployed by IndusInd, SAMRIDH, and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and partners, and examines the current challenges to achieving blended financing at scale.
This paper will be jointly launched at the event, by senior leaders from Atal Innovation Mission, Niti Aayog, USAID and IPE Global, followed by a presentation on the white paper and questions from the press.
Blended Finance: A pathway to improve healthcare services in India
An interactive panel discussion featuring industry experts who will share their first-hand knowledge of how blended finance can catalyse healthcare development for India’s COVID-19 recovery phase by unlocking additional sources of capital. The discussion will also bring perspectives from women entrepreneurs, exploring common challenges faced by them and their expectations in terms of financing options and policy support.