Central Government and Asian Development Bank signed a $300 million loan pact to support the National Urban Health Mission aimed at improving the health of urban population. The ADB loan will reinforce efforts to deliver quality health services. It will focus on strengthening primary health care and promote opportunities for public-private partnerships. Joint Secretary, NUHM, N B Dhal signed the document. The signatories to the loan also signed the accompanying capacity building technical assistance of $ 2 million financed by the Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction.