World Bank to lend $48 mn for landscape management in Meghalaya

World Bank to lend $48 mn for landscape management in Meghalaya

IANS | New Delhi, April 16, 2018: India on Monday signed a $48 million loan agreement with the World Bank to strengthen community-led landscape management in Meghalaya. Meghalaya’s natural resources such as land, water and forests is a source of livelihood for a majority of the population in the state. An official statement said that […]

Assam: World Bank help to tame mighty Brahmaputra

Assam: World Bank help to tame mighty Brahmaputra

GUWAHATI, February 13, 2018: The World Bank would draft a five year plan for a holistic approach to tackle the flood and erosion problem of Assam including measures for constructive use of the excess water generated by the river during monsoon. A nine member World Bank delegation led by its Country Head Junaid Kamal Ahmed […]

Assam: The World Bank offers $35 million loan to strengthen financial system!

Assam: The World Bank offers  $35 million loan to strengthen financial system!

Guwahati, June 17, 2017: The World Bank has cleared a $35 million loan to realise its ”aspiration”. The World Bank said the loan for ASPIRe( Assam State Public Finance Institutional Reforms) project, approved by the World Bank Board of Executive Directors, would strengthen the state’s departments of finance, taxation and excise in delivering important public […]

From Liquor to sustainable farming, this village in Mizoram is the changing face of the state!

From Liquor to sustainable farming, this village in Mizoram is the changing face of the state!

Once notorious for illegally producing local liquor ‘Rakzu’, a Mizoram village is now living on farming and allied activities following the intervention of a central government-run rural livelihood project for the northeastern region, funded by the World Bank. Located about 60 km southwest of state capital Aizawl, Darlawng village in Thingsulthliah block has a population […]