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Korean ambassador signs agreement for providing assistance in prosthetic limbs sector

Korean ambassador signs agreement for providing assistance in prosthetic limbs sector

Korean Ambassador to India Bong-kil Shin launched 'Jaipur Foot Korea' on June 24. It is a collaborative initiative between Korea and Bhagwan Mahaveer Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), a prosthetic limb organisation.

Under this agreement, Korea will provide financial and technical assistance to further research and development collaboration in the med-tech sector specifically in the area of prosthetic limbs, bionic arms, 3-D printing-based Flat foot solution and mobility solutions.

The agreement will open up access to Korean med-tech students to join the various prosthetic fitment camps in various countries and participate in certificate programmes offered by Jaipur Foot. The agreement will also open up opportunities for overseas development assistance and grants from the Government of Korea and donations from private institutions and corporations from Korea to India.

South Korea (officially the Republic of Korea) is a country in East Asia, constituting the southern part of the Korean Peninsula and sharing a land border with North Korea. Its capital is Seoul and Currency is Korean Republic won.

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