India Ease of Doing Business (IFC-600751)

  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • International Finance Corporation (IFC)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Feb 19, 2016
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  • Industry and Trade
  • Law and Government
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.74 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ IFC website

Updated in EWS Nov 10, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jan 30, 2017

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Project Description
This project provides funding for Central and State Government Departments on their Doing Business agenda, including: assistance on what to reform, how to reform, implementation of reform, monitoring and evaluation of reforms, and support for reform sustainability.
People Affected By This Project
The overall goal of the project is to catalyze business regulation reform in India by capacitating key change agents. This will be done by institutionalizing a reform agenda within key entities that govern business regulations, both on Doing Business indicators, as well as broader business regulation, and by achieving quick win regulatory reforms in key states to build a case for further state-level reform adoption. Specifically, the project will achieve the following by project completion: a) DIPP will institutionalize DB reform program through the creation of task force(s), reform monitoring team(s) and other mechanisms to stimulate reforms at the central and state government levels; b) At least two states will develop reform action plans based on implementing best practices informed by the knowledge products prepared by the project c) At least 2 states will implement at least one reform from the reform action plans utilizing TA support from the project team
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