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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.

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World Bank’s Doing Business ranking should have been significantly higher: Arun Jaitley

Despite the modest jump, it marks the reversal of an adverse trend: FM

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World Bank retains growth forecast at 7.5% for 2015-16

The World Bank, however, lowered India’s GDP growth to 7.8 per cent in 2016-17 and to 7.9 per cent in 2017-18.

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Up the ranks

India’s improved Doing Business rank puts the spotlight on state and local governments

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India’s World Bank ranking on ‘ease of business’ will improve further: Arun Jaitley

A World Bank report yesterday ranked India at 130 out of 189 countries on the ease of doing business, up 12 places from 142nd rank last year.

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Meaning URP, MRP, MMRP

The World Bank’s new poverty rate estimate of 12.4% does not mean that Indians have suddenly become richer. In fact, it is how you collect data that determines the poverty rate. What are the methods in vogue?

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Why poverty in rural India is still a concern

The recently-released India Rural Development Report, which is endorsed by the government, says 7% of the rural population is ‘very poor’; villages in eastern Indian states are the worst affected.

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How the World Bank found fewer poor in the world

Any drop in poverty is a great story so to that extent it is a cause for cheer. It is also an attractive story because the total has a way of raising hope—the number of those living on $1.90 a day has slipped to less than 1 billion.

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Count of poor people in India may be lower, says World Bank

Under the URP, used in the National Sample Surveys since the 1950s, data is collected on the “30-day recall for consumption of both food and nonfood items to measure expenditures”.

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World Bank Report: Electrification in rural areas has changed consumption and earnings

India, accounted for the largest number of poor people in any country in 2012.