AIIB Current Affairs, GK & News

Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project approved by Union Cabinet

On October 29, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved the Phase II and Phase III Dam Rehabilitation and Improvement Project (DRIP). These two phases are to be implemented with financial assistance from the World Bank and AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank). Key Highlights The overall cost of the project is Rs 10,211 ..

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Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III: India signs USD 500 million loan agreement with AIIB

A loan agreement has been signed by the Central government of India, State Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation, and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for a Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III worth 500 million USD. What is Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III? It is a project supervised and implemented by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development ..

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$250 Million Loan Extended by AIIB to Pakistan for COVID 19

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has extended the loan of $250 million to Pakistan in order to enable it to deal with the prevailing situation due to the COVID 19 pandemic. This program is going to be co-financed by the World Bank and will contribute to the program of the Pakistan Government to strengthen ..

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750 million USD loan approved by AIIB to India

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. Highlights The aid was cofinanced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The funds are to ..

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World Bank approves 1 billion USD to India

On May 15, 2020, the World Bank approved 1 billion USD aid to India to accelerate “India’s COVID-19 Special Protection Response Programme”. The fund will be used to provide social assistance to poor, severely impacted and vulnerable households. Highlights Of the 1 billion USD aid, around 550 million USD is to be credited by the ..

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