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  • WORKING PAPER

    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...
  • WORKING PAPER

    Pakistan - Domestic private sector participation

    Jan 01, 2016
    In Pakistan, self-provisioning of water supply prevails in both urban and rural areas. In urban areas, only large cities have public water utilities, while in rural areas, construction (and management) of water ...
  • POLICY RESEARCH WORKING PAPER

    Tenure security premium in informal housing markets : a spatial hedonic analysis

    Nakamura,Shohei  |  Dec 30, 2015
    This paper estimates slum residents' willingness to pay for formalized land tenure in Pune, India. In so doing, it offers evidence that the legal assurance of slum residents' occupancy of their lands could...
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Ashish Khanna

Lead Energy Specialist

Iffath A. Sharif

Senior Economist, Social Protection Sector, South Asia Human Development Unit
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