Tuesday December 11, 2018 03:23

NEW DELHI Press Releases

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Visits Thai Ambassador to New Delhi, India Stcoks—27 Nov 18

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana (left), President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), recently paid a courtesy call on Mr. Chutintorn Gongsakdi (center), Ambassador of Thailand to New Delhi, India, to exchange information and discuss ways to boost

India Hosts the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention Heathcare—26 Sep 18

NEW DELHI--26 Sep--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
29th September to 2nd October 2018, New Delhi

Ministers and sanitation sector leaders from around the world will convene this month at the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) in New Delhi. Hosted by the Government of India, this event will be an opportunity for delegates to exchange sanitation successes and best practices. The convention concludes with Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth year celebrations and the beginning of the final year of the Swachh Bharat "Clean India" Mission (SBM) - the intensive behaviour change campaign launched in 2014 by the Hon. Prime Minister of India, Mr. Narendra Modi.

The number of people practicing open defecation in India has reduced from 550 million in 2014 to less than 150 million today. India is on track to achieve open defecation free (ODF) status by 2019. SBM will continue to significantly contribute to the global achievement of Sustainable Development Goal 6 which aims to "ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all."

Prime Minister Modi stated at the United Nations in 2015: "Much of India's development agenda is mirrored in the Sustainable Development Goals. Our national plans are ambitious and purposeful; sustainable development of one-sixth of humanity will be of great consequence to

Project Signing: Rajasthan to Strengthen its Fiscal Performance under new World Bank Stcoks—30 May 18

New Delhi, May 29, 2017 – The Government of India, the Government of Rajasthan and the World Bank today signed a $21.7 million loan agreement for the Strengthening Public Financial Management in Rajasthan Project. With higher devolution of central

Project Signing: Government of India and World Bank Sign $500 Million Additional Financing Project Stcoks—01 Jun 18

New Delhi, May 31, 2018 –The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $500 million loan agreement to provide additional financing for the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) Rural Roads Project which will build 7,000 km of climate

Project Signing : Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement for Additional Financing to Stcoks—08 May 18

NEW DELHI, May 7, 2018 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed an additional financing of US $200 million to fund the National Nutrition Mission (POSHAN Abhiyaan) and support the Government of India achieve its goal of reducing

Project Signing: Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Invest in Technology that Stcoks—25 Apr 18

New Delhi, April 24, 2018 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $125 million agreement to support India in developing an innovative biopharmaceutical and medical devices industry, which is globally competitive and addresses

Project Signing: Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Improve Rural Road Network in Stcoks—25 Apr 18

New Delhi, April 24, 2018 – The Government of India, the Government of Madhya Pradesh and the World Bank today signed a $210 million loan agreement for the Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project. The Project is expected to improve the

Government of India and World Bank Sign New Project to Revitalize Natural Resources in Stcoks—17 Apr 18

New Delhi, April 16, 2018 – The Government of India, the Government of Meghalaya and the World Bank today signed a $48 million loan agreement to support select communities in Meghalaya manage their natural resources using a community-led landscape

Indias Growth Story Since the 1990s Remarkably Stable and Resilient Stcoks—15 Mar 18

Sustained acceleration to 8% plus growth will require durable momentum in investments, exports and bank credit NEW DELHI, March 14, 2018 – The Indian economy is set to revert to its trend growth rate of 7.5 percent in the coming years as it

Statement by IMF Deputy Managing Director Tao Zhang on Meeting with Indias Minister of Finance Arun Stcoks—15 Mar 18

Mr. Tao Zhang, Deputy Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), met today with India's Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley in New Delhi. Following the meeting, Mr. Zhang made the following statement: "It is my pleasure to visit India for

Yes Bank and The Economic Times Present 4th Edition of South Asia#s Premier Event Global Business Stcoks—02 Feb 18

YES Bank and The Economic Times announce the fourth edition of The Global Business Summit 2018 ( http://www.et-gbs.com ), scheduled to take place on February 23 and 24, 2018 in New Delhi. The theme for the 2018 edition is 'New Economy, New Rules'. Times

Project Signing: Government of India and World Bank Sign $120 million Agreement to Improve Access Stcoks—23 Jan 18

New Delhi, January 22, 2018 – The Government of India, the Government of Uttarakhand and the World Bank Board today signed a $120 million loan agreement which will help increase access to improved water supply services in peri-urban areas in the

Government and World Bank Sign New Agreement to Unlock Tourism Potential of Uttar Stcoks—29 Dec 17

NEW DELHI, 28 December 2017: The Government of India, the Government of Uttar Pradesh and the World Bank today signed a $40 million loan agreement for the Uttar Pradesh Pro-Poor Tourism Development Project to increase tourism-related benefits for local

New Agreement Signed to Support Climate Resilient Agriculture over 500,000 Farmers to Benefit in Stcoks—27 Dec 17

NEW DELHI, December 26, 2017: The Government of India, the Government of Tamil Nadu and the World Bank today signed a $318 million loan agreement for the Tamil Nadu Irrigated Agriculture Modernization Project to promote climate resilient agriculture

Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Support Vocational Stcoks—20 Dec 17

NEW DELHI, December 19, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $125 million credit agreement for the Skills Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement Operation (STRIVE), which is aimed at improving the quality of

Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Give Impetus to Indias Skills Stcoks—14 Dec 17

New Delhi, December 13, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $250 million loan agreement to support India's efforts to better equip its young workforce with employable skills so that youth who enter the labor market

Government of India and World Bank Sign Agreement to Set-Up Large-Scale Solar Stcoks—21 Nov 17

New Delhi November 20, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a US$98 million Loan Agreement and US$2 million Grant Agreement to help India increase its power generation capacity through cleaner, renewable energy

Government of India and World Bank Sign New Agreement - Over 630,000 Students Expected to Benefit Stcoks—08 Nov 17

New Delhi, November 7, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $119 million loan agreement for the Odisha Higher Education Program for Excellence and Equity Project. The project will support the government of Odisha in

Tiens Holds 22nd Anniversary Celebration in New Delhi General—07 Nov 17

Chinese multinational conglomerate, Tiens Group, held on Sunday its 22nd anniversary celebration as well as a series of related activities in New Delhi, capital of India. Approximately 10,000 Tiens' business partners from nearly 50 countries and regions

India Jumps Doing Business Rankings with Sustained Reform Focus Stcoks—01 Nov 17

NEW DELHI, October 31, 2017 – India for the first time moved into the top 100 in the World Bank's Ease of Doing Business global rankings on the back of sustained business reforms over the past several years. This was announced by the World Bank

Government of India and the World Bank Sign New Agreement to Improve Quality of Higher Education in Stcoks—17 Oct 17

NEW DELHI, October 16, 2017 – The Government of India and the World Bank today signed a $82.50 million loan agreement for the National Agricultural Higher Education Project. The project will support the Indian Council of Agricultural Research

Statement on Amravati Sustainable Capital City Development Project Stcoks—10 Oct 17

NEW DELHI, October 9, 2017: A report of the Inspection Panel, the World Bank Group's institutional accountability unit, regarding a request to investigate the World Bank's compliance with its internal policies while preparing the proposed Amravati

Suntech Participated in 2017 Renewable Energy India Expo Energy—22 Sep 17

Wuxi Suntech Power Co., Ltd. ("Suntech") announced today that it is participating as a main exhibitor at the 2017 Renewable Energy India Expo (REI 2017) held in New Delhi. REI started in 2007, providing business opportunities for professionals in the

Government of India and World Bank Sign Grant Agreement to Enhance Outcomes of the Green India IT—17 Aug 17

NEW DELHI, August 16, 2017 – The Government of India, the Governments of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, the Indian Council of Forestry Research and Education and the World Bank today signed a US$ 24.64 million grant from the Global Environment

Project Signing: Government and World Bank Sign New Loan Agreement to Strengthen Assams Public Stcoks—28 Jun 17

NEW DELHI, June 27, 2017 – The Government of India, the Government of Assam and the World Bank today signed a $35 million loan agreement to support Assam in utilizing its public resources more efficiently through better management of its finances,

Project Signing: New Loan Agreement to Support 24x7 Power for All in Andhra Stcoks—23 Jun 17

NEW DELHI, June 22, 2017 – The Government of India, the Government of Andhra Pradesh, and the World Bank today signed a $240 million loan agreement to support the Government of Andhra Pradesh provide reliable, quality, and affordable 24x7 power to

Government of India and World Bank Sign New Agreement to Bring Public Services Closer to People in Stcoks—06 Jun 17

NEW DELHI, JUNE 05, 2017 – The Government of India, the Government of Assam and the World Bank today signed a $39.20 million loan agreement to support the government in providing citizens in Assam, particularly in tribal districts, access to public

Project Signing: Government and World Bank Sign New Agreement to Strengthen Fiscal Performance of Stcoks—01 Jun 17

NEW DELHI, MAY 31, 2017 – The Government of India, the Government of Himachal Pradesh and the World Bank today signed a $36 million loan agreement to support Himachal Pradesh in its efforts to spend money more efficiently by improving the financial