HP signs MoU with World Bank to improve water management practices
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HP signs MoU with World Bank to improve water management practices

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Centre, Himachal Pradesh government and the World Bank have signed a loan agreement, worth $80 million to improve water management practices and increase agricultural productivity in selected gram panchayats of the state. The Integrated Project for Source Sustainability and Climate Resilient Rain-Fed Agriculture in Himachal Pradesh will be implemented in 428 gram panchayats across 10 districts, benefiting over 400,000 small-holder farmers, including women and pastoral communities. The project aims to play a big role in doubling farmers' incomes, a goal set by the government.

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