The 15th Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed between National AIDS Control Organization and Department of Internal Security on 1st September, 2017 at the Conference Hall, NACO
The MoU was signed by Shri Sanjeeva Kumar, Additional Secretary & Director General, National AIDS Control Organization and Dr. Mukesh Saxena, Additional Director General (Medical) CAPFs, NSG & AR, Department of Internal Security, Ministry of Home Affairs, Govt. of India. Senior officials from MHA and NACO have attended attended the signing of MoU.
The MoU aims to a) Reach large number of Central Armed Police Forces with information on preventions and control of STI/HIV/AIDS; b) Facilitate building of humane perspective and appropriate skills among police force to reduce stigma and discrimination against PLHIV and MARPs, c) Integrate STI/ HIV/AIDS services in the medical and health services under the control of Department of Internal Security, Ministry of Home Affairs and d) Direct all forces under purview of Department of Internal Security to include the issue of HIV/AIDS in the training.