With a population of more than 1.2 billion, India is the world’s largest democracy. Over the past decade, the country’s integration into the global economy has been accompanied by economic growth. India has now emerged as a global player.
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‘Medical overuse’, as it is known, is emerging as a serious issue in India too, especially as more people can afford to pay for medical interventions due to increasing access to insurance cover.Read More »
Skilled jobs are providing new job opportunities to poor rural youth in Tamil Nadu. But while families want their children to move out of penurious lives in agriculture, they don’t know how to go about it and lack the skills to do so. This is where the World Bank-supported project comes in.Read More »
Speaking at the launch, Country Director Onno Ruhl suggested short and medium-term priorities that could help India return to growth and further reduce poverty. The report says growth in India is projected to rise to 5.5% in FY 2014-15, accelerating to 6.3% in 2015-16 and 6.6% in 2016-17.Read More »