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India has the potential to boost its competitiveness. A number of indepth case studies on apparel, agribusiness, automotive and electronics industries in our new report illustrate this. Read report for more: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

South Asia's Turn : Policies to Boost Competitiveness and Create the Next Export Powerhouse

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World Bank India
12/07/2016 at 14:30. Facebook
By 2035, ‪#‎India‬ will be home to one of the youngest and largest working age populations in the world. This is promising news. But to capitalize fully on this demographic dividend and participate productively in the global economy, India needs to invest in its citizens’ human and cognitive development, starting in a child’s earliest years. Learn more: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

India: Investing in a Child’s Early Years for a Stronger Economy

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World Bank India
12/06/2016 at 14:30. Facebook
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Send your application NOW as 10th of December is the last date for application submission. Do share with friends: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

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World Bank India
12/05/2016 at 14:30. Facebook
The #SDGs envision a more inclusive and equitable world for persons with disabilities. As we mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we are most inspired by such stories of initiative and enthusiasm by the differently abled to help others, and promote economic empowerment and social inclusion: [ Wrld.bg Link ] #RethinkDisability

For the differently abled by a differently abled – an inspiration from Tamil Nadu, India

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World Bank India
12/04/2016 at 14:30. Facebook
Did you know 70% of greenhouse gas emissions come from cities? Here are 3 new ways that can help cities promote low-carbon, climate-smart growth: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

COP 22: Three New Ways to Help Cities Reach Their Climate Goals

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World Bank India
12/02/2016 at 12:30. Facebook
#FridayQuiz
Which states in #India are struggling with low per capita incomes, poor human development outcomes and the persistence of poverty among tribal populations?
Take a guess and leave a comment. Alternately, you could find the answers by clicking the link below ↓
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India States Briefs

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India’s response to HIV has been lauded as a global success story. IDA support has helped reduce new infections by 32% among high risk populations from 2007 to 2015. Read more: [ Wrld.bg Link ] #WorldAIDSDay

Projects : National AIDS Control Support Project | The World Bank

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Manipur is one of the resource-rich states of the North-East Region of #India but like the rest of the region, it continues to lag in development.
Power shortage has been one of the major constraints to economic development in the state. Until recently, one-third of Manipur’s 2.8 million people did not have access to electricity. Those that did often received it for an average of 6-8 hours a...
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The Government of India, POWERGRID, the 6 states of Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura and the World Bank signed a US$ 470 million loan agreement to improve the electricity supply in the North Eastern Region of India. Read more: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

Project Signing: Government of India and World Bank Sign US$ 470 Million Loan Agreement to Improve Electricity Supply in the North Eastern Region

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The Times of India reported that the twin cities of Hubballi and Dharwad in #Karnataka got the Urban Mobility India Award in the Best City Bus Services Project category, beating 17 other cities for the Union urban development ministry's honour. This project was supported by the World Bank’s Sustainable Urban Transport project.
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Bus service in twin cities gets Union ministry award - Times of India

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With the right set of productivity-enhancing policies, South Asia, led by India, could more than triple its share in global markets of electronics and motor vehicles. It can also come close to doubling its already significant market share in wearing apparel (excluding textiles and leather) by 2030.

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JEEViKA, a decade-long project has seen more than 1.8 million women from rural poor households organize themselves into nearly 150,000 self-help groups, 9,500 village organizations and 161 cluster level federations. So far, they have leveraged nearly $93 million from commercial banks while mobilizing more than $23 million in their own savings. Read more about JEEViKA and its impact: [ Wrld.bg...
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A Decade of Transformation in Bihar

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An elephant is killed every 15 minutes for its ivory. A new World Bank report helps international donors coordinate a better and more targeted response to combat poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking.
As poaching and illegal wildlife trafficking reach unprecedented levels, a new World Bank report details recent funding efforts from the international community to stem the crisis. The...
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Analysis of International Funding to Tackle Illegal Wildlife Trade

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Ending #opendefecation requires more than creating #toilets, it's about community #behaviorchange. Watch and share this video about how a #SwachhBharat is possible:
More than 500 million Indians living in rural areas continue to defecate in the open, suffering from preventable deaths, illness, stunting, harassment and economic losses. This video gives a brief snapshot of why we need to join hands for #SwachhIndia :
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More than 500 million Indians living in rural areas continue to defecate in the open, suffering from preventable deaths, illnesses, stunting, harassment and economic losses. Our project is strengthening the implementation of #SwachhBharat Initiative of the government such that this can be addressed. On #WorldToiletDay read more details: [ Wrld.bg Link ]

Ending Open Defecation and Achieving a Clean and Healthy Rural India

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A sanitation revolution is taking place in Rajasthan. By involving community members, health is blooming, one home at a time, one village at a time -- and #Rajasthan is now on course to become open defecation free. Watch #SwachhBharat in action and share:
Discover who are the #Film4Climate Global Video Competition winners. Watch the winning inspiring, powerful climate change solutions stories for all categories here -> [ Bit.ly Link ]

Film4Climate Competition Winners Announced | #Connect4Climate

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