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The energy team in #India is looking for a PV expert to support their work. Interested? [ Wrld.bg Link ]
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05/23/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
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The next World Development Report, 'Realising the Promise of Education for Development' will be out in 2018. If you are passionate about education then do send in your inputs for #WDR2018 and share this poll with friends: [ Poll.fm Link ]
We want your inputs The next World Development Report Realising the Promise

WDR 2018: Poll #12: Should public sector jobs hire more contract workers or permanent workers? (poll 9750454)

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World Bank India
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05/21/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
“No one knew me five years ago. But today, I work as a trained technical service provider in agriculture (Ajeevika Krishak Mitra) and give farming advice to a number of villages. What’s more, people now address me respectfully as Basanti Devi,” Basanti beamed. Basanti is one of the 250,000 women that our projects have helped in rural Jharkhand.
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Charting an Inclusive Approach to Rural Transformation in Jharkhand, India

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World Bank India
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05/19/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Is Himachal Pradesh ready to embrace the next generation of financial reforms?

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Is Himachal Pradesh ready to embrace the next generation of financial reforms

Himachal Pradesh to Strengthen its Fiscal Performance under new World Bank Project

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World Bank India
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05/18/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Real wages have risen across India in the past two decades, but the increase has been especially marked among rural unskilled workers.
Going forward, what is in store for real wages in India?
Real wages have risen across India in the past two decades but

Pathways to Prosperity: An e-Symposium

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Community engagement in Tamil Nadu, #India helped women & girls affected by mental illness seek treatment: [ Wrld.bg Link ] #LetsTalk
Community engagement in Tamil Nadu India helped women girls affected by mental

The unheard voices of women caregivers for people with mental illness

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Connect4Climate presents the #All4TheGreen #Photo4Climate contest. Read the details, share and compete:
Connect4Climate presents the All4TheGreen Photo4Climate contest Read the details

Photo4Climate Contest: Are you #All4theGreen? | Connect4Climate

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19.6 million women in India dropped out of the workforce between 2004 and 2012 and 53 percent of this drop occurred in rural #India.

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196 million women in India dropped out of the workforce between 2004

Precarious drop : reassessing patterns of female labor force participation in India (English) | The World Bank

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How high are your out of pocket payments when it comes to healh?
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How high are your out of pocket payments when it comes to healh

The 2017 Atlas of Sustainable Development Goals: a new visual guide to data and development

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Sanjay Mishra
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Guess how much money the world needs to come even close to eliminating poverty?
Guess how much money the world needs to come even close to eliminating poverty

Fact checking universal basic income: can we transfer our way out of poverty?

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World Bank in India is looking for a solar PV expert who can support our work in the energy sector. Do read details, share with friends and apply: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

Send in your applications before 25th May, 2017.
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By 2030 half of the world’s poor are expected to live in fragile contexts — and as fragility increases, access to drinking water and sanitation drops markedly. This, in turn, leads to greater instability. Explore the links between water security and fragility in our new infographic: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
By 2030 half of the worlds poor are expected to live in

Addressing Fragility; Promoting Water Security

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Country Direction Junaid Ahmad spoke at the South-South Knowledge Exchange in New Delhi, India, today. The key takeaways:
(1) We, at the World Bank, look at knowledge sharing as a very important tool of our support to member countries.
(2) Today, all our lending has to be counter guaranteed by the center. We are working to create instruments that enable us to give financial support directly to...
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#Assam, #Rajasthan, #UttarPradesh show the way.
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Procurement Observatories continue to deliver in India

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“It takes a village to raise a child but I can guarantee you, it will take cities and towns to give that child productive jobs,” said Junaid Ahmad, Country Director of the World Bank in India.
Watch this snippet where he speaks on “Shaping India’s Urban Agenda: New Cities and Smart Cities”
It takes a village to raise a child but I can guarantee

Mr Junaid Ahmad, World Bank on how India need to tap urbanisation to drive job growth and prosperity

Mr Junaid Ahmad, Country Director, World Bank, India at Janaagraha’s Annual Conclave on ‘Shaping India’s Urban Agenda: New Cities and Smart Cities’ – 2017. T...

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Join a new four-week online course “From Climate Science to Action”. Share and learn: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Join a new fourweek online course “From Climate Science to Action” Share and learn:

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“Globally, we have committed to “double down” on climate change, and increasing our mobilization of private finance so that we will deliver $29 billion a year by 2020, “ said John Roome, Senior Director for Climate Change at a public lecture on "Scaling up Action on Climate Change: Lessons from India and the World” at TERI - The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) in New Delhi, India,...
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Globally we have committed to double down on climate change and increasing
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“We need to move away from being a lending bank to a leveraging bank. One has to tap the private financial markets to cater to India’s infrastructure needs as it cannot be pulled out from public purses or multilaterals alone.
In this context, we need to use our instruments to create a risk wrap for private financial markets and I think that is going to be the future of how multilaterals are...
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“Multilateral agencies like the World Bank in providing knowledge for multimodal parks, leveraging private sector finance and investment support.” said Jose Luis Irigoyen, Senior Director of Transport and ICT, World Bank at the India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit 2017.
Stay tuned for #IndiaOnTheGo updates.
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In the morning, we had asked a question about why freight corridors are important for India.
This film, first shown at the India Integrated Transport and Logistics Summit 2017, can help you with the answer:
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