ISSN (Print) - 0012-9976 | ISSN (Online) - 2349-8846

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World Bank and India's Economic Development

What is the World Bank's contribution to India�s growth and poverty alleviation? The effectiveness of the Bank's initiatives in these areas is explored. The Bank's own perspectives on growth and development are outlined. An analysis of India's agriculture and forestry sectors is undertaken, followed by a study of the power sector, to which the maximum amount of Bank funds has been directed. Urban and social development issues are also dealt with. The paper concludes with an analysis of the Bank's policies.

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