Shillong, Nov.

The Asian Development Bank ( ADB) has signed an agreement with the Ministry of Finance of Friday to provide a grant assistance of USD 11 million (around Rs.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said today it is providing $300 million in loans to overhaul the quality, coverage, and management of water and wastewater services in the Sri Lankan capital, Colom

JAIPUR: In a rare feat for Jaipur Municipal Corporation, the Sewage Treatment Plant at Delawas (STP) has been included in the Asian Development Bank (ADB) best practices projects list. To promote similar practices in other countries, ADB is now sending teams to study the model. The 125 million litre per day (MLD) capacity plant is currently operated by JMC.

Maldives Energy Authority today announced that a USD138 million renewable energy project that would generate 26megawatt electricity is set to be initiated.

Oct 11, Colombo: Sri Lanka's Cabinet of ministers has given President Mahinda Rajapaksa in his capacity as the Minister of Finance and Planning approval to obtain a loan of US$ 40 million from the

The Asian Development Bank will provide financial assistance for agricultural development in the Mannar district.

Asian Development Bank (ADB) today lowered India's growth forecast for the current fiscal to 5.6 per cent, from 7 per cent projected earlier, citing falling global demand and impact of delayed mons

ASIA-ECONOMY-ADB:ADB cuts India's growth forecast to 5.6 pct for 2012

The Asian Development Bank cut most of its 2012 and 2013 growth estimates for developing Asia on Wednesday as a slump in global demand weighs on the region's powerhouses China and India and on its export-dependent economies. The Manila-based bank said the region should diversify its growth drivers and capitalise on its booming service industries, as seen in India and the Philippines, to sustain domestic growth amid prolonged weakness in external demand.

This evaluation study assesses ADB’s response to natural disasters and disaster risks, and explores ways to improve ADB operations in these areas. It distinguishes between two broad categories of disaster-related operations—those in disaster prevention and those in disaster recovery.