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Tackling Poverty In India: 1 in 3 has piped water, 2 of 5 kids stunted

‘Decline in consumption poverty notwithstanding, on parameters like tackling open defecation, India lags behind even Bangladesh, Nepal and Pakistan’.

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Poverty down, but 1 in 2 hangs by a thread

Scheduled Tribes stand out as a group that has fallen further behind, with one-third stuck in chronic poverty.

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Expand role in social sector projects: Jaitley to World Bank

Addressing a group of nine World Bank Executive Directors, currently on a visit to India, Jaitley said there is a need for “the World Bank to have a larger capital base, more activity and more projects”.

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On poverty and prosperity, lot done, lot to do

The rapid decline in India’s poverty levels over the last decade augurs well for the country’s efforts to eradicate poverty.

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Five key drivers of reducing poverty in India

India completes 25 years of the beginning of economic reforms this July. Starting today, The Indian Express will publish findings from an e-symposium that brings together recent research by The World Bank on poverty in India.

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Pakistan must speed up reform, employ more women for growth: World Bank

The World Bank expects Pakistan’s economy to expand by 4.5 percent in 2016, missing the government’s 5.5 percent target.

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‘World Bank is looking ways to use Aadhar experience’

People now enrolled in Aadhar and gradually moving towards the goal of paperless, presence less and cashless transactions.

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India, World Bank sign USD 1.5 billion loan pact for Swachh Bharat Mission

The pact for the SBM Support Operation Project is to help the government in its efforts to ensure that all citizens in the rural areas have access to improved sanitation.

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India signs $300 mn loan agreement from World Bank for education

The objective of the project is to improve student outcomes especially of disadvantaged groups in selected Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) and to increase the effectiveness of the Higher Education System in Madhya Pradesh

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MMRDA ropes in World Bank to map region

According to the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA), the ambitious Regional Information System that it aims to create with the World Bank’s help will be the first of its kind in India.

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Centre sets up panel for consultants’ appointment

In case of foreign nationals being appointed as consultant, the concerned ministry will have to first obtain security clearance from the Ministry of Home Affairs.

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World Bank offers $50 mn loan for minority education

The project will support the government’s national Nai Manzil (New Horizon) scheme, which was launched in August 2015

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World Bank approves USD 500 million loan to Pakistan

After the government fulfilled over half a dozen conditions, including setting up an independent entity to purchase electricity from producers, the loan was finally approved by the World Bank (WB).

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In fact: India’s dealings with World Bank, IMF conditions

In 2008, India had to drop a proposal to borrow after China objected to a Rs 11,000 crore loan to strengthen electricity distribution and transmission in Arunachal Pradesh and Sikkim.

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India set to oppose World Bank’s new conditions for project loans

The Bank’s proposed ESS framework, which will replace the existing environmental and social safeguards, envisages new standards, mainly in respect of labour and working conditions.