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New World Bank project to support climate resilient agriculture in Odisha

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 29, 2019

The Centre, Odisha government and World Bank on Thursday signed US$165 loan agreement for implementation of Odisha integrated irrigation project for climate resilient agriculture. The project aims to support small farmers to strengthen the resilience of their production...

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MP invites bids for 10.8 Megawatt rooftop solar power projects

By : Sustainability ..., Oct 18, 2019

New Delhi: Madhya Pradesh Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (MPUVNL) has invited bids for setting up rooftop solar Photo Voltaic projects of 10.8 Megawatt (Mw) capacity for industries located near Bhopal. As part of the tender, 164 industrial beneficiaries will procure solar power under...

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GWEC and World Bank Group Target Emerging Offshore Wind Markets

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 8, 2019

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) and the World Bank Group (WBG) have revealed plans to work together on efforts to develop offshore wind in emerging markets....

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India signs Loan Agreement with the World Bank for Financing the Uttarakhand Disaster Recovery Project

By : Sustainability ..., Mar 7, 2019

The World Bank, Government of India and Government of Uttarakhand (GoUK) signed here today a $96 Million Loan Agreement to provide additional funds to the State of Uttarakhand in its post-...

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Developing nations need to invest 4.5% of GDP in infrastructure to achieve SDGs

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 21, 2019

A new World Bank report finds that investments of 4.5% of GDP will allow developing countries to achieve their infrastructure-related Sustainable Development Goals and stay on track to limit...

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World Bank approves Rs 11,000 cr for improving safety of hydro power dams

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 19, 2019

The World Bank has accepted a proposal to provide Rs 11,000 crore to India to improve safety and operational performance of its 733 large dams across 18 states over the next 10 years. The money will be utilised under the ongoing Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Programme (...

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WB approves scheme for sustainable management of ground water

By : Sustainability ..., Feb 8, 2019

The World Bank has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana, a Rs 6,000 crore scheme, for sustainable management of ground water with community participation, the Government...

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India still faces challenges to meet growing power demand: World Bank

By : Sustainability ..., Dec 20, 2018

Despite making a remarkable progress in electricity distribution over the years, India still faces challenges to meet its growing demand for power and reliable supply still remains low in the...

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World Bank to lend $310 mn to boost Jharkhand's power transmission infra

By : Sustainability ..., Nov 21, 2018

The Centre and the Jharkhand government on Tuesday signed a pact with the World Bank under which the multilateral agency will advance a loan of $310 million to boost the state's power system,...

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Govt, EESL, World Bank sign $300 million pact to boost energy efficiency programme

By : Sustainability ..., Aug 29, 2018
The government, World Bank and state-owned EESL ...
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