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India and World Bank Sign $250 Million Project to Make Existing Dams Safe and Resilient

India and World Bank Sign $250 Million Project to Make Existing Dams Safe and Resilient

The Government of India, the Central Water Commission, government representatives from 10 participating states and the World Bank today signed a $250 million project for long-term dam safety program and improving the safety and performance of existing dams across various states of India. The Second Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP-2) will strengthen dam safety …

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World Bank Approves Rs 3717 Crore Loan to Support India’s Informal Working Class amid COVID Pandemic

World Bank on Wednesday said it has approved a $500 million (about Rs 3,717.28 crore) loan programme to support India’s informal working class to overcome the current pandemic distress. The loan will create greater flexibility for states to cope with the ongoing pandemic, future climate and disaster shocks, World Bank said in a statement. Of …

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Government of India signs $32 million loan with World Bank

The Government of India, Government of Mizoram and the World Bank have signed a $32 million Mizoram Health Systems Strengthening Project to improve management capacity and quality of health services in Mizoram, particularly for the benefit of under-served areas and vulnerable groups. The project will strengthen the governance and the management structure of the Department …

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Meghalaya: World Bank approves 120-mn to improve state’s transport sector

The Government of India, Meghalaya government and the World Bank today signed a 120 million dollar project to improve and modernise the transport sector of Meghalaya. The project will improve about 300 kilometres of strategic road segments and standalone bridges by using innovative, climate resilient, and nature-based solutions. It will also support innovative solutions such …

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Bangladesh seeks dollar 500 million support for COVID 19 vaccine from World Bank

Bangladesh has sought dollar 500 million support from the World Bank for COVID 19 vaccine in the country. It will use this money for procurement, preservation, transportation and distribution of the vaccine. The amount is in addition to the funds allocated by the World Bank under IDA 19 for Bangladesh in the current financial year. …

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Union Cabinet approves World Bank supported STARS project

The Union Cabinet has approved World Bank supported Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States -STARS project. The Project seeks to support States in developing, implementing, evaluating and improving interventions with direct linkages to improved education outcomes. Briefing media after the Cabinet meeting, Information and BroadcastingMinister Prakash Javadekar said that the total project cost is Rs. …

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India’s GDP expected to contract by 9.6 per cent this fiscal: World Bank

The World Bank today said India’s GDP is expected to contract by 9.6 per cent this fiscal which is reflective of the national lockdown and the income shock experienced by households and firms due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read more :- Centre releases SOPs to contain spread of COVID-19 for upcoming festival season CHAT/FOURMS :- https://taxconcept.net/chat-fourms

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World Bank approves 200 million dollar loan for safe water & sanitation in Bangladesh

The World Bank (WB) has approved a 200 million dollar loan for Bangladesh to improve access to safe water and sanitation services in the rural areas of the country. The Bangladesh Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene project will help 6 lakh people to have access to clean water through piped water schemes in rural areas. …

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