One of the biggest criticisms of the rankings has been its use of hypothetical case studies instead of real-life experience of actual business owners.
Eager to attract investment, countries around the world, especially developing economies, have sought to improve their rankings in the World Bank's report.
Kristalina Georgieva, then the chief executive of the World Bank, and the office of Jim Yong Kim, then the bank's president, pressured staff members to change data on China to support rankings.
Staff members changed data on China to improve its ranking under pressure from the office of then-World Bank President Jim Yong Kim and from then-Chief Executive Kristalina Georgieva.
India has seen its Ease of Doing Business ranking improve significantly from 130 in 2017 to 63rd in 2020.
India has the highest number of annual births (242,38,000) as well as a particularly large projected economic shortfall of -17.3%, said the paper.
Initially, the DMK government has sought more time before signing the agreement with the World Bank as the state wanted full ownership of what they are going to sign.
Ahmedabad to strengthen sewage treatment, stormwater drainage systems using Rs 3,000 crore from World Bank
The Ahmedabad civic body will increase the capacity of its five existing sewage treatment plants using technology upgrade at an investment of Rs 589 crore.
The new mechanism will allow those countries to buy additional doses on top of the subsidised ones they will already receive via Covax.
The blast in the Al-Zawiya area collapsed large parts of the house and damaged dozens of buildings and shops nearby, according to the statement.
According to the report prepared by the World Bank Group integrity Vice Presidency, these companies had organized themselves into "cartels" for mutual benefit.
School closure: One in three countries not implementing programmes to mitigate learning loss, says report
At the same time, only one-third of countries are taking steps to measure learning losses in primary and lower second levels, mostly among high-income countries, the survey report stated.
The loan amount would be utilised for schemes that are not covered due to the budget deficit for 2021-22 fiscal, The Express Tribune newspaper reported.
World Bank said its total funding towards strengthening India's social protection programmes to help the poor and vulnerable households since the start of the pandemic stands at USD 1.65 billion.
Chinese economic growth is likely to decline to 5.4% next year as the rebound from last year’s history-making global slump fades, the World Bank said.