The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently signed a loan agreement with the Indian government to provide $1.22 billion in funding for projects aimed at improving connectivity and infrastructure in four Indian states. The loan will cover a range of projects ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2022
The recently released joint report of the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre (IDMC) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) raised concerns regarding long southwest monsoon causing large-scale displacement of masses in South Asia. Key findings The report found that southwest monsoon ..
Urjit Patel served as the 24th Governor of RBI (Reserve Bank of India). He was recently appointed as the Vice President of Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank. Urjit Patel He was born in Kenya. In 2018, he resigned as RBI governor. ..
The Asian Development Bank has provided fiscal support of 1.5 billion USD to India to fight against COVID-19 crisis. This is according to the Annual Report, 2020 of ADB that was released recently. This is part of the fiscal support ..
The multilateral funding agency, Asian Development Bank, has approved $3 million (About Rs 22 Cr) grant to India from its Asia-Pacific Disaster Response Fund to strengthen the emergency response of the government to combat the COVID 19 pandemic in the ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
On June 17, 2020, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved 750 million USD loan to India. The fund granted is to be used by the GoI to strengthen battle against the impact of COVID-19 on the poor and vulnerable. ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020