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World Bank signs $250-million project to make existing dams safe and resilient across India

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, AUGUST 5, 2021 The Government of India, the Central Water Commission, government representatives from 10 participating states and the World Bank have signed a $250 million project, to support the Government of India’s long-term dam safety program and improve the safety and performance of existing dams across various states of India. The Second Dam Rehabilitation and ...

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World Bank approves $500mn program to protect India’s informal sector workers

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, JUNE 30, 2021 The World Bank Board of Executive Directors has approved a $500 million program to support India’s large informal workforce and create greater flexibility for states to cope with the ongoing pandemic, future climate, and disaster shocks.  Creating a Coordinated and Responsive Indian Social Protection System (CCRISP) builds on the $1.15 billion Accelerating India’s ...

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