• Paddy Production under Rice Value chain; APART

About Us

  • About ARIAS
  • About World Bank
  • About APART
  • Fund Manager


Government of Assam set up the Assam Rural Infrastructure and Agricultural Services (ARIAS) Society in 1998, as an autonomous body, with the mandate to manage, coordinate, implement World Bank aided projects and any other externally funded projects as authorized by the State Government, and to monitor the implementation performance of the projects.
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About World Bank

The World Bank Group is a unique global partnership of 189 member countries: five institutions working for sustainable solutions that reduce poverty, build shared prosperity in developing countries and promote sustainable development. It is one of the world’s largest sources of funding and knowledge for developing countries.
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The Government of Assam has received a loan from the World Bank for implementation of Assam Agribusiness and Rural Transformation Project (APART). The ARIAS Society is the main coordinating agency for the project. APART lays special focus on value addition in the production and post-harvest segments of selected agricultural commodity value-chains; facilitate agribusiness investments through inclusive business models, that provide opportunities to small farmers as well as stimulate the establishment of new small & medium agribusiness enterprises; and support resilience of agriculture production systems .
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Fund Manager

Ernst & Young is the challenge fund manager, responsible for managing the entire process of Assam AgriFin Xamahar, from selection of subprojects to monitoring of delivery of financial services at scale by them.
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