New Delhi, Feb. 23 -- India and World Bank on Tuesday signed a USD 68 million project to enhance the governance of schools across Nagaland as well as to improve teaching practices and learning environments in select schools.

Finance Ministry official C S Mohapatra said that human resources development plays a key role in any development strategy and the Government of India has taken several concrete steps to transform the education landscape in India.

The agreement was signed by Mr Mohapatra on behalf of the Government of India, Mr Shanavas C, Principal Director, Department of School Education on behalf of the Government of Nagaland and Mr Junaid Ahmad, Country Director, India on behalf of the World Bank.

The USD 68 million loan from the...