World Bank to help India to 'rebuild' after floods ravaged Uttarakhand

World Bank and the Asian Development Bank on Tuesday agreed to provide financial assistance to help rebuild roads and bridges after flash floods and landslides devastated Uttarakhand. The World Bank's Country Director in India, Onno Ruhl, said that the focus would be on proper spending for reconstruction. World Bank officials confirmed that a team of experts, comprising Indian government, World Bank and ADB officials, would visit the region to assess the extent of damage and examine proposals for reconstruction projects.