National Rural Economic Transformation Project ( Additional Financing to National Rural Livelihoods (WB-P166745)

  • India
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
Apr 26, 2018
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Government of Republic of India
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  • Law and Government
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 250.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 500.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Sep 9, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Feb 26, 2018

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Project Description
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According to website of the World Bank, the project aims to establish efficient and effective institutional platforms to increase household income for rural poors in 100 districts of 13 states in India through additional financing of National Rural Livelihoods Project.

The activties of the project are covered under the following four components.

Component 1: Institutional and Human Capacity Development

This component will continue to finance technical assistance consultancies, human resources, training and development of training material/approaches. Financing under this component will endeavor to place skilled professionals to work with National Rural Livelihood Mission (NRLM) at the national, state and district levels.

Component 2: State Livelihood Support

The activities to be financed under this component will remain essentially the same but with further refinements to focus on the next generation institutional and investment support. 

Component 3: Innovation and Partnership Support

The component will finance pilot initiatives and technical assistance consultancies that support innovative livelihoods activities in agriculture, livestock and youth employment for rural households.

Component 4: Project Implementation Support

This component will continue to strengthen the National Mission Management Unit for effective project management at the national level, finance the Monitoring and Evaluation activities and ICT initiatives.

The proposed objective of the project is 'to establish efficient and effective institutional platforms of the rural poor that enable them to increase household income through sustainable livelihood enhancements and improved access to financial and selected public services'.

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World Bank
Gayatri Acharya
Lead Rural Development Economist
Vinay Kumar Vutukuru
Sr Agricultural Spec.


Implementing Agencies
National Rural Livelihood Mission
Atul Dulloo
Joint Secretary and Mission Director


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