Prepartion of Strategic Development Plan (Strategy) and Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Sarnath (Phase 1)

In 2016, the World Bank launched a Program for the Development of the Buddhist Circuit in South Asia with an aim utilising Buddhist heritage as a driver of inclusive socioeconomic growth and people to people connectivity by providing concerned government agencies, investors and communities with approaches, strategies, spaces for dialogue […]

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Heritage City Development and Augmentation Yojana , HRIDAY, Ministry of Urban Development

The Ministry of Urban Development launched HRIDAY on 21 January 2015, with a focus on the holistic development of heritage cities across India. The scheme offers a unique opportunity towards an integrated, inclusive and sustainable development of most cities and towns in India. HRIDAY aims at the development of heritage […]

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Preparation of Master Plan for Buddhist Circuit in Uttar Pradesh, covering six destinations

In 2016, the World Bank launched a Program for the Development of the Buddhist Circuit in South Asia with an aim of developing Buddhist tourist sites in a holistic and sustainable manner to improve both tourist experience and socio-economic standards of the local population. Under this, the state Government of […]

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Technical Assistance for Project Management Support and preparation of Tourism Master Plan for Indian Buddhist Circuit

In 2016, the World Bank launched a Program for the Development of the Buddhist Circuit in South Asia with an aim of developing Buddhist tourist sites in a holistic and sustainable manner to improve both tourist experience and socio-economic standards of the local population. As a part of this programme, […]

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Support to Pro Poor Tourism Development Projects in Uttar Pradesh

The World Bank supports development projects focused on pro-poor/inclusive tourism development and urban revitalization with a view to Improve the living standards and quality of life of India’s historic cities, enhance the management of the state’s tourist destinations and the stewardship of their natural and cultural assets as endogenous sources […]

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Strengthening Governance & Inclusion in Karnataka Panchayats Panchayati Raj Institution, Government of Karnataka

The objective of the project is to improve the inclusiveness of management of public resources and delivery of priority services to rural citizens in targeted areas.The project was built on the successes and lessons learnt from the experience of Karnataka Panchayat Strengthening Project (KPSP) by extending the project to include […]

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Strategy for Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism Growth in Mizoram

The purpose of this project was to outline a pathway to inclusive growth through tourism, through the preparation of a Strategy for Inclusive Tourism Development in Mizoram. This strategy aimed to unlock the state’s unique assets and contribute to address some key issues currently faced by the tourism sector in […]

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Strategy for Sustainable and Inclusive Tourism Growth in Madhya Pradesh

The Government of Madhya Pradesh has requested World Bank support in preparing a report to inform an overarching development strategy for the state. The objective of the report was to identify priority areas for policy action and reforms for ensuring sustained and inclusive growth towards becoming a middle-income state with […]

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Technical Assistance for Project Management Support to World Bank Portfolio Implementation

In 2012, the World Bank launched a new business line in India focused on Urban Revitalization and Inclusive Tourism Development. Since then, a fast-growing portfolio is being developed and implemented including two main groups of activities: (i) advisory and financial support to state level investment loans and (ii) policy and […]

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Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project

The Government of Uttarakhand (GoUK) is preparing the Uttarakhand Workforce Development Project (UKWDP), with support from the World Bank, which aims to improve the quality and relevance of skills training and increase the number of skilled workers in the State. The World Bank is supporting project preparation through providing technical […]

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