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    Managing food price volatility in a large open country : the case of wheat in India

    Gouel,Christophe, Gautam,Madhur, Martin,William J.  |  Feb 02, 2016
    India has pursued an active food security policy for many years, using a combination of trade policy interventions, public distribution of food staples, and assistance to farmers through minimum support prices ...
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    A detailed anatomy of factor misallocation in India

    Duranton,Gilles, Ghani,Syed Ejaz, Goswami,Arti Grover, Kerr,William Robert  |  Jan 28, 2016
    This paper complements the results of earlier work on factor misallocation. The paper first expands the methodology and provides two important decompositions for the main indices. The main result is that factor...
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    National rating and award scheme for sanitation for Indian cities

    Jan 01, 2016
    In order to rapidly promote sanitation in urban areas of the country and to recognize excellent performance in this area, the Government of India intends to institute an annual rating award scheme for cities. The ...
  • UNDP-WATER & SANITATION PROGRAM

    Domestic private sector participation : India

    Jan 01, 2016
    In urban areas, piped water supply and sanitation are predominantly provided by urban local bodies (municipalities) in charge of operations and maintenance (O and M). In rural areas, there are about 100,000 water...
  • PUBLICATION

    Teacher performance in Bihar, India : implications for education

    Sinha,Shabnam, Banerji,Rukmini, Wadhwa, Wilima  |  Jan 01, 2016
    The overarching objective of the World Bank Group’s support to India and its low-income states is to support poverty reduction and shared prosperity. With a young population and 8 million people entering the...
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Mumbai Urban Transport Project

Moving Mumbai Into the Future

This city, India's largest, holds the record for crowded trains and congested roads. With World Bank support, Mumbai is revamping its transportation systems in one of the most ambitious infrastructure projects in the world.


Experts

Ashish Khanna

Lead Energy Specialist

Sanjay Pahuja

Senior Water Resources Specialist
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Regional Cooperation in South Asia

Bringing Countries Closer Together

There are signs that South Asia, long the least integrated of the world’s regions, is beginning to see the advantages of greater regional cooperation and openness to trade.