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COVID 19- World Bank ensures support of $1 billion to India as Financial Aid

The fund will be used to help India to prevent, detect, and respond to the COVID-19 outbreak and strengthen its public health preparedness. The financial assistance is the largest ever health sector support from the World Bank to India.

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Action plan to revive 100 water-stressed districts

On the back of India’s ongoing water crisis, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her union budget speech highlighted that there are 100 water-stressed districts in the country. Writes Saravanam Panneer Selvam, General Manager, Grundfos India

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Learnings from Development of South Korean City of Songdo

Can smart city leaders and partners understand and marshal their experiences so they themselves, as well as other aspiring smart cities, can learn from both mistakes as well as from global good practices?

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Centre trims loan for constructing Amaravati city by half

Andhra Pradesh was in for a shock when the Centre cut down by half the quantum of loan that the state wanted to secure from the World Bank for the construction of its new capital Amaravati.

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World Bank Launches Ambitious Climate Action Plan

Apart from its own financing, the World Bank also intends to mobilise USD 25 billion in commercial financing for clean energy over the next five years

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Rajasthan Power Project Gets USD 250 Millon Loan From World Bank

The project size is USD 250 million, and the total amount will be financed by the Bank

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India on track to register entire population using Aadhaar: WB

India has provided unique digital identification to nearly one billion people in five years, and increased access and reduced corruption in public services

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Centre clears $210 mn loan proposal for Jharkhand

The proposed World Bank funding, with a state government commitment of USD 90 million, will address to some extent the huge investment requirements of the state in developing urban infrastructure and strengthening relevant state-level urban sector institutions.

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China-backed AIIB formally established in Beijing

With authorised capital of $100 bn, Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank will invest in sectors including energy, transportation and urban construction

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World Bank approves $1.5bn to support 'Clean India' campaign

The World Bank will also provide $25 million technical assistance in parallel to build the capacity of select state governments to ensure widespread usage of toilets by rural households

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