- Tag results for World Bank
Five million people are expected to benefit from the work, which includes steps to stop leaking sewer pipes contaminating Baghdad's water supply.
The Government of India signed a USD 100 million loan agreement with World Bank on Tuesday, here in the National Capital Region.
Citing success achieved by India in Ease of Doing Business ranking, Jaitley said the country has moved ahead from 142 to 100th position in the last three years.
World Bank-aided projects had named them beneficiaries to get ownership rights over govt lands, but red-tape has delayed the implementation of schemes.
Nearly 9,000 people died when a 7.8-magnitude quake struck in April 2015, destroying more than half a million homes.
The International Monetary Fund and the World Bank had released two separate main Reports of the 2017 India Financial Sector Assessment Programme in December 2017.
With its own chief economist raising doubts over 'doing business' rankings of certain countries, World Bank has said ranking indicators and methodology are designed with no single country in mind.
The announcement was made by chief economist Paul Romer in an interview to The Wall Street Journal where he apologised to Chile, the ranking of which has come down from 34th in 2014 to 57th in 2017.
World Bank's top official Ayhan Kose said there might have been some temporary disruptions but all in all the Indian economy has done well.
SANKALP is an outcome oriented project, where the outcomes will be measured through Disbursement Linked Indicators.
Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that Rs 3,324 crore loan for the development of Amaravati capital by World Bank is presently at the appraisal stage.
Slack approach to setting up a regulatory framework for safeguarding environmental resources affects Tamil Nadu on various levels.
Israeli troops wound 56 Palestinians in new clashes over recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital
At least 56 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank and Gaza on Friday as they protested in a fresh "day of rage" over Donald Trump's controversial recognition of Jerusalem.
The World Bank today committed USD 40 million (about Rs 260 crore) for the development of tourism facilities in Uttar Pradesh.
Environmental advocates believe that, amidst the shadow of the US decision, 2017 has seen progress in new climate action.