World Bank

World Bank, Chennai Corporation discuss housing for poor

This time, the focus will be on re-densification, climate and disaster risk assessment for Chennai Metropolitan Area and scope of regional planning exercise for extended Chennai Metropolitan Area.

published on : 16th May 2019

Expedite works in Hudhud cyclone-hit areas: AP Chief Secretary LV Subramanyam

Subrahmanyam said that there is only one year left for the rehabilitation project for areas in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and East Godavari districts.

published on : 24th April 2019

'Ivanka is a natural diplomat' says Donald Trump, considered her for World Bank head

Trump ultimately nominated Kelly Knight Craft, his envoy to Canada, to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations.

published on : 13th April 2019

Structural reforms key for India growth: IMF, WB

Provided structural reforms are implemented, besides easing infrastructure bottlenecks, India’s growth is expected to stabilise over 7 per cent in the medium term. 

published on : 11th April 2019

Some reforms in India show benefits of digitalisation: IMF

The introduction of e-procurement in India and Indonesia increased competition and led to a better quality of construction.

published on : 10th April 2019

India retains top spot on remittances, diaspora sent USD 79 billion back home in 2018

Over the last three years, India has registered a significant flow of remittances from USD 62.7 billion in 2016 to USD 65.3 billion 2017.

published on : 9th April 2019

India's GDP expected to grow at 7.5 per cent in 2019-20: World Bank

On the demand side, domestic consumption remained the primary growth driver, but gross fixed capital formation and exports both made growing contributions.

published on : 8th April 2019

David Malpass named World Bank President

The World Bank's executive board unanimously selected 63-year-old Malpass as the bank's 13th President for a five-year term beginning April 9.

published on : 6th April 2019

World Bank says US official lone candidate for presidency

Nominations closed Thursday morning, and the World Bank board said it will conduct a formal interview and make a decision before the Spring meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund.

published on : 15th March 2019

World Bank to help RTC replicate London model in AP

Seventeen private operators have joined hands there to provide transportation to the public.

published on : 12th March 2019

World Bank to provide USD 250 million to boost rural income

An agreement in this regard was signed between the World Bank and the Government of India on Monday.

published on : 5th March 2019

Increasing exports can lead to better jobs, higher wages in India: World Bank-ILO report

Increasing exports would boost the average wages, according to the report titled 'Exports to Jobs: Boosting the Gains from Trade in South Asia'.

published on : 28th February 2019

Women granted only three quarters of men's legal rights: World Bank

Latin-America and the Caribbean recorded the second highest scores among emerging and developing economies at 79.09.

published on : 28th February 2019

Donald Trump's World Bank pick echoes calls for reform from other critics

Many activists have long called for reforms at the World Bank, citing a litany of alleged human rights failures and scandals.

published on : 9th February 2019

TN budget: Health system to be reformed

The important aspect of The Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Project, that will be implemented from 2019 to 2024.

published on : 9th February 2019
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