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Are we on track to reach three global energy goals – access to electricity, renewable energy and efficiency – by 2030? The latest Global Tracking Framework (GTF) report released today has the answer. For more details and a wealth of data head over to: gtf.esmap.org/country/india
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06/22/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Find out what Andhra Pradesh is planning in order to provide reliable, quality, and affordable 24x7 power to its citizens.
Find out what Andhra Pradesh is planning in order to provide reliable

Project Signing: New Loan Agreement to Support 24x7 Power for All in Andhra Pradesh

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06/22/2017 at 05:30. Facebook
The Joint-Japan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program (JJ/WBGSP) offers opportunities for mid-career professionals from developing countries to study abroad in Japan.
Here's your chance to chat live with Japanese university representatives and current scholars TODAY at 4:30pm IST. [ Wrld.bg Link ]
The JointJapan World Bank Graduate Scholarship Program JJWBGSP offers opportunit

WEBINAR: Scholarship Opportunities in Japan for Professionals Seeking Master Degrees in Development

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World Bank India
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06/21/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
Jeevika, a decade-long project has seen more than 1.8 million women from rural poor households organize themselves into self-help groups while mobilizing more than $23 million in their own savings. Read more about #Jeevika and its impact: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
Jeevika a decadelong project has seen more than 18 million women from

Scaling up Women’s Economic Empowerment in India

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Vijay Dubey
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World Bank India
06/20/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
In the apparel sector in India the bulk of firms have less than 10 workers. In China, most firms have 100 workers or more, in some cases 1,000 or more. Why is India, a labour-abundant economy not a major producer and exporter of labour-abundant manufacturing goods?
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In the apparel sector in India the bulk of firms have less

The importance of ease of doing business

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Ranjeet Kumar
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06/20/2017 at 09:06. Facebook
We want your inputs!
The next World Development Report which will be out in 2018 is about ‘Realizing the Promise of Education for Development’. If you are passionate about education then do send your insights and share this poll with friends: [ Poll.fm Link ]
We want your inputs The next World Development Report which will be

WDR 2018: Poll #14: What is the most effective policy to improve learning outcomes? (poll 9771769)

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06/18/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
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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06/17/2017 at 14:30. Facebook
India can teach community driven livelihood development to other nations. Some lessons shared by an Azerbaijani delegate who travelled across 6 states last month: [ Wrld.bg Link ]
India can teach community driven livelihood development to other nations Some lessons

Taking lessons from rural India to Azerbaijan

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A new World Bank project in Assam will help the state better utilize its resources and enhance revenue for delivering efficient services to its people.
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WorldBankNews A new World Bank project in Assam will help the state

Assam to Strengthen its Public Finance Institutions under New World Bank Project

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45% of #India’s poor are illiterate & 25% have a primary education.
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45 of India’s poor are illiterate 25 have a primary education

Pathways to Prosperity: An e-Symposium

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Can a blend of technological intervention and administrative reform help citizens get better access to public services?
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Can a blend of technological intervention and administrative reform help citizens get

Government of India and World Bank Sign New Agreement to Bring Public Services Closer to People in Assam

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Over 620,000 urban residents, of which at least 45 percent will be women, are expected to benefit directly through access to improved urban services across a range of urban sectors, mostly water and sanitation. This is as a result of a new loan agreement worth US$116.20 million. The loan will also strengthen urban local bodies in Madhya Pradesh to transform 500 cities and towns into efficient...
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Over 620000 urban residents of which at least 45 percent will be

Project Signing: New Loan Agreement to Strengthen Urban Local Bodies in Madhya Pradesh

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Inland Water Transport (IWT) is globally recognized as one of the most energy efficient & #environment friendly modes of transport. But India has yet to realise the full potential of this mode of transportation.
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Inland Water Transport IWT is globally recognized as one of the most

Developing India's First Modern Inland Waterway

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Sita Ram Dhaniwal
Munindra Dutta
Ending #opendefecation requires more than creating #toilets, it's about community behavior change.
So let us join Amitabh Bachchan in his call for action, #DarwazaBand India
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One-eight of India is susceptible to floods. Surging flood waters afflict some 32 million people each year. The only way out is to fundamentally change the way India manages water resources.
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Oneeight of India is susceptible to floods Surging flood waters afflict some

Taking a Holistic Approach to Water Management

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"India is in a position to deliver safe, effective and low cost vaccines to tackle the host of diseases that plague billions around the world,” said World Bank Country Director Junaid Ahmad at the approval of the Innovate in India for Inclusiveness project.
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India is in a position to deliver safe effective and low cost

New World Bank Project to Invest in Technology that Addresses India’s Public Health Priorities

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Andhra Pradesh needs 24x7 reliable and affordable power to meet its annual energy requirement of more than 8.5%.
Find out how this new World Bank project will help the state:
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Andhra Pradesh needs 24x7 reliable and affordable power to meet its annual

New Project to Support 24x7 Power for All in Andhra Pradesh, India

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$39.20 million loan signed to support the government in providing citizens in Assam access to public services in a timely, efficient, and accountable manner.
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WorldBankNews 3920 million loan signed to support the government in providing citizens

Government of India and World Bank Sign New Agreement to Bring Public Services Closer to People in Assam

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Sita Ram Dhaniwal
“Good luck is a combination of ability and opportunity”.
Is this true for the Indian economy?
“Good luck is a combination of ability and opportunity”

Good luck and good policies

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Meet Sushila Devi, a mother of four in the rural Rohtas district of #Bihar.
She benefited from women's self-help groups, which have been created in rural areas of India to support good sanitation practices, better diets, and provide information on how to access finance.

How else can self-help groups make an impact for women in India?
Meet Sushila Devi a mother of four in the rural Rohtas district of Bihar

Self-Help Women’s Groups in India help change behavior around diets and toilet use to improve health

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Pradeep Rajan
Susheel Vishwakarma