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FM holds meeting with World Bank team

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Chandigarh , 10 May 2018

Punjab Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal today sought intervention of World Bank to build infrastructure and help to provide quality life in the Border Areas of the State.In a meeting with World Bank Team at Punjab Bhawan, Finance Minister said that Potable Drinking water, Sewerage, Sanitation, Health, Agriculture, Remodelling of ponds and Governance Reforms are the major areas, which need to be improved. The Minister expressed hope that the intervention of the World Bank would help to raise the per capita income of the State.During the meeting it was discussed that, Agriculture methods were outdated and vicious circle of two crops badly hit the quality and availability of the drinking water especially in rural areas causing hazards for human health.The Minister said that World Bank assistance could enable the state to provide quality drinking water, sewerage and other amenities.Prominent among others who were present in the meeting included World Bank's Senior Operations Officer Bathula Amith Nagaraj, World Bank's programme leader Sumila Gulyani, World Bank's Senior Economist Jorge Coarasa, World Bank's Lead Operation Officer Bhavna Bhatia besides senior officers of the state. 


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