Page-52 of World Bank Current Affairs, GK & News
The world bank held that India remains the largest recipient of global remittances in the world, receiving USD 69 billion in 2012. Top recipients of global remittances in the world: India (USD 69 billion) China (USD60 billion) The Philippines (USD24 billion) Mexico (USD23 billion) Nigeria and Egypt (USD21 billion each). Other large recipients include Pakistan, ..
World Bank estimated India’s economy to grow by 6% in 2013-14. This estimation was made by the World Bank Chief Jim Young Kim who was on his first visit to India after taking over as President of the World Bank Group July 2012.
World Bank sharply slashed the global growth outlook for 2013 to 2.4% from earlier estimate of 3%. As per World Bank, major economies around the world are still facing hurdles towards recovery, despite improved conditions in financial markets. It also cut its forecast for developing countries, which last year grew at their slowest pace in ..
India and the World Bank have inked an agreement. As pre the agreement, the World Bank will furnish a loan assistance of $ 70 million as additional financing for the Karnataka Health Systems Development and Reform Project. The main objective is to improve the health services delivery, public-private collaboration and financing particularly for the benefit ..
Events, Happenings and Observances:Rajasthan DiwasRajasthan was formed on 30 March 1949. Every year in the month of March, Rajasthan celebrates its foundation day. The celebration continue for 10 days (March 21-30). Rajasthan Diwas is the day of the unification of erstwhile princely states and the state of Rajputana. Awards:CGIAR Award: ICRISAT, AVRDCInternational Crops Research Institute ..
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