Remittances to India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Migration and Development Brief Report of World Bank: Key Facts
Published: October 31, 2020
On October 30, 2020, the World Bank released the migration and development brief report. According to the report the remittances of India will fall by 9% by the end of 2020. India’s remittances will drop down to 76 billion USD due to covid-19 crisis and the Global economic recession . Key findings The report says ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
“Dream Kerala Project” launched for Keralites returning from abroad
Published: July 2, 2020
On July 1, 2020, Kerala announced “Dream Kerala Project”. The project is being rolled out to tap potential and experience of those returning from abroad. Highlights According to the Government of Kerala, Rs 85,000 was sent by the expatriates in 2018. This has touched now touched Rs 1 lakh crore. Their remittances in banks amount ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2020
India highest recipient of remittances in 2018
Published: April 9, 2019
The World Bank (WB) has recently released its latest edition of Migration and Development Brief. In it, India has retained its position as the world’s top recipient of remittances with its diaspora sending a whopping $79 billion back home in 2018. India was followed by China ($67 billion), Mexico ($36 billion), the Philippines ($34 billion), ..
India highest recipient of remittances in 2017
Published: April 25, 2018
As per World Bank (WB)’s latest report “Migration and Development Brief”, India is the highest recipient of remittances globally in 2017 with $69 billion, followed by China ($64 billion), the Philippines ($33 billion), Mexico ($31 billion), Nigeria ($22 billion), and Egypt ($20 billion). In its report, the World Bank estimated that officially recorded remittances to ..