WB okays ₹1,000-crore loan to help vulnerable people get govt services in West Bengal
Financial Express Mumbai|January 23, 2022
THE WORLD BANK has approved a loan of around Rs 1,000 crore to the West Bengal government primarily to support its effort to help the poor and vulnerable groups access its social protection services.

According to a statement released by the state government on Saturday, the loan will help the administration improve services such as medical help through telemedicine, support for the elderly and differently-abled, financial inclusion of citizens with digital payments and disbursement of benefits for public schemes.

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