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World Bank report


India received $83 billion in remittances in 2020: World Bank report

May 13, 2021 8:48 am

China, which received USD59.5 billion in remittances in 2020 against USD68.3 billion the previous year, is a distant second in terms of global remittances for the year gone by, as per the latest World Bank data released on Wednesday.

Standard of living in Maharashtra among most vulnerable to climate change: World Bank study

June 30, 2018 11:32 am

The study also shows that seven out of the 10 most vulnerable districts belong to Maharashtra. These are Chandrapur, Bhandara, Gondiya, Wardha, Nagpur, Yavatmal and Gadchiroli, most concentrated in the Vidarbha region.

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

October 06, 2015 7:12 am

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

India’s urbanisation messy, hidden: World Bank

September 25, 2015 3:19 am

Urban sprawl accounts for 55.3% of India’s total population but official census understates it as just 31%, the report says.

Ease of doing business: ‘Early-adopter’ Jharkhand comes from behind, takes 3rd place

September 15, 2015 1:38 am

Jharkhand is the only state that has complied 100 per cent with the suggested labour regulations.

Building permits account for almost half of construction cost

June 13, 2015 1:07 am

Mumbai was ranked as the world’s 12th most expensive city to live and work in by global real estate giant Savills’ in 2014.

Indian economy to grow by 6.4 pct: World Bank

October 07, 2014 4:59 pm

Indian economy, which accounts for 80 pct of South Asia's output...

State higher education council fares poorly in World Bank report

July 09, 2014 12:45 am

This report also said RUSA would fund higher education in state universities based on performance.

India tops global remittances list,received $69 bn in 2012: World Bank

April 20, 2013 12:00 pm

Other large recipients include Pakistan,Bangladesh,Vietnam,and Lebanon.

India ranks 132nd in ease of doing biz among 185 economies: World Bank

October 23, 2012 6:42 pm

India is also below neighbouring Pakistan (107th) and Nepal (108th).