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India and World Bank ink $400 million projects to protect India’s poor

World Bank
  • The Government of India and the World Bank have inked a $400 million project to guard vulnerable groups in urban and peri-urban areas across the country affected by COVID-19.
  • This is the second such assistance in the series of two ‘Accelerating India’s COVID-19 Social Protection Response Programme’. Under the first operation, $750 million was recommended by World Bank in May 2020.