Centre and World Bank signs loan agreement to support Atal Bhujal Yojana

Published: February 18, 2020

The Indian government and the World Bank recently signed a USD 450 million loan agreement to support the national programme Atal Bhujal Yojana (ABHY).

The National programme was launched with an objective of arresting the groundwater depletion and strengthening groundwater institutions. The World Bank-supported programme will be implemented in the states of Gujarat, Maharashtra, Haryana, Karnataka, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh and cover 78 districts.

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