World Bank Group Current Affairs - 2020

World Bank approved 200 million dollar loan for safe water & sanitation in Bangladesh

The World Bank (WB) has approved a 200 million dollar loan for Bangladesh in order to improve access to safe water and sanitation services in the rural areas of the country. The Bangladesh Rural Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) project will help 6 lakh people to get access to clean water through piped water schemes Read More…

Cambodian NGO Receive ‘Development Marketplace Award’ from World Bank Group and SVRI

A WhatsApp chatline named ‘SMARTgirl Chatline’ was implemented by a Research Team from Cambodian NGO- KHANA Centre for Population Health Research. The ‘Smartgirl Chatline’ offered 24 hours response and support against gender-based violence to female entertainment workers in Cambodia. A cash reward of USD 100,000 was provided by the World Bank Group & SVRI- Sexual Read More…

World Bank Group approves USD 400 million for SNGRBP

Last week the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank Group has approved a loan of USD 400 million for the rejuvenation of the Ganga River under the NAMAMI Gange Program of the Government of India. The loan approved by the World Bank Group is for strengthening the river basin. Back in 2015, the Read More…

USD 750 Million approved under COVID-19 Emergency Response Program for MSMEs in India by World Bank Group

A USD 750 Million loan was approved for the Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in India by the World Bank Group. The Approval for the loan amount was given on 30th June 2020 by the Board of Executive Directors of the World Bank Group.  As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the MSME sector Read More…

Indian Government signs agreement for Two Projects in Tamil Nadu with World Bank Group

On 29th June 2020, an agreement was signed between the World Bank Group and the Government of India for providing urban poor in the state of Tamil Nadu access to affordable housing. The agreement signed has two projects under it- (i) Tamil Nadu Housing Sector Strengthening Program and (ii) Tamil Nadu Housing and Habitat Development Read More…