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World Bank loan to improve Mumbai suburban railways


July 23rd, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) A $430 million (Rs.2,000 crore)loan agreement to improve the suburban railway system of the city was signed here Friday. Representatives of the central and state governments, the Mumbai Railway ... Read more...

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India signs two loan agreements with World Bank worth $407 mn


July 9th, 2010 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) India Friday signed two loan agreements worth $407 million with the World Bank for the development of micro-finance initiatives and a more accurate statistical information system. A ... Read more...

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World Bank loans for Mumbai train system, dam projects (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 30th, 2010 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $430 million to finance improvement of Mumbai's suburban railway system, the city's lifeline and better $350 million to better over 220 dams in ... Read more...

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$780 Mn World Bank loan for improving Mumbai train system


June 30th, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 30 (IANS) The World Bank has approved $430 million to finance further improvement of Mumbai's suburban railway system, considered the lifeline of the megacity with a population of nearly 15 ... Read more...

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World Bank loan to help India battle natural disasters


June 23rd, 2010 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 23 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $255 million assistance to India to help mitigate the risks and vulnerability of people to natural disasters. The first phase of India's National ... Read more...

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World Bank loan to improve West Bengal panchayats


June 9th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
By Arun Kumar Washington, June 9 (IANS) The rural poor in West Bengal stand to benefit from a $200 million (Rs.9.4 billion) World Bank credit that the state will use to improve the ... Read more...

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World Bank approves two projects in India


June 3rd, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The World Bank Thursday approved two projects on microfinance and reforming government statistics sector in India worth $407 million. A statement from the bank's Washington headquarters said a ... Read more...

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World Bank loan to improve Tamil Nadu’s health systems


April 30th, 2010 - 10:16 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 30 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $117.70 million loan from the International Development Association (IDA) to India designed to improve quality of and access to health services in ... Read more...

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World Bank loan for improving Tamil Nadu roads


March 31st, 2010 - 10:49 am ICT by IANS
Washington, March 31 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $50.7 million loan to India for improving quality and sustainability of the road network in Tamil Nadu. Through this, 1,380 km of ... Read more...

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World Bank gives $320 million loan for better roads in Andhra


October 16th, 2009 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 16 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a $320 million loan to India, designed to improve quality, capacity and safety of roads in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The loan from ... Read more...

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World Bank lends Haryana $330 mn to improve power


August 7th, 2009 - 8:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The World Bank has approved a loan of $330 million to strengthen power transmission and distribution system in Haryana. The World Bank has allocated the money under ... Read more...

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World Bank offers India $180-mn loan to upgrade power plants


June 19th, 2009 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) The World Bank will extend a $180-million (Rs.900-crore) loan to India for upgrading its polluting coal-fired power plants and bringing down carbon emission, it said Friday. "The project, ... Read more...

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