Agriculture Risk Resilience and Insurance Access Program (WB-P165923)

  • India
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Jan 10, 2019
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Government of India
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  • Agriculture and Forestry
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 201.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 402.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 24, 2018

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Project Description
<div>According to the bank document, the project's objective is to enhance farmer access and improve service delivery of the PMFBY crop insurance scheme in select states in India.</div>
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Government program cost US$ 27,000 million

Borrowing Agency US$ 201 million

Contact Information

World Bank
Name : Anuradha Ray
Designation : Senior Financial Sector Specialist
Role : Team Leader(ADM Responsible)
Telephone No : 5785+79287
Email :

Name : Manivannan Pathy
Designation : Sr Agricultural Spec.
Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 5785+47691
Email :

Name : Vijayasekar Kalavakonda
Designation : Senior Financial Sector Specialist
Role : Team Leader
Telephone No : 5220+84624 /
Email :

Borrower : Republic of India
Contact : Bandana Preyashi
Title : Director
Telephone No : 00911123092345
Email :

Implementing Agencies
Implementing Agency : Department of Agriculture, Cooperation & Farmers Welfare
Contact : Ashish Bhutani
Title : Joint Secretary
Telephone No : 00911123389208
Email :


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