India: Calcutta Environmental Improvement

Sovereign Project | 29466-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Calcutta Environmental Improvement
Project Number 29466-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3089-IND: Calcutta Environmental Improvement
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Waste management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The objective of the TA is to prepare a Municipal Calcutta Environmental Improvement Program (MCEIP) setting out a technically and financially viable program for improvement of drainage, wastewater management, and solid waste management as well as other investments necessary for improving environmental quality over the next 20 years within the jurisdiction of Calcutta Municipal Corporation (CMC). The TA will include preparation of a feasibility study for the highest priority drainage, wastewater, and solid waste management improvements, inlcuding management of hospital wastes and improvement of slum environments. The TA will also recommend an institutional framework and capacity building for implementation of MCEIP by CMC and a financial management framework that assures long-term cost recovery and financial viability.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Calcutta Municipality
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services About 24 person-months of international and 54 person-months of domestic consulting services will be required. The international consultants will consist of environmental engineer, environmental and social economist, urban infrastructure financial analyst, sewerage engineer, solid waste management engineer, environmental impact assessment specialist, and hospital waste management specialist. The domestic consutlants will consist of sanitary engineer, wastewater treatment engineer, sociologist, economist, financial analyst, pollution prevention expert, solid waste management engineer, drainage/sewerage engineer, cost estimator, environmental impact assessment specialist, and public health specialist.
Responsible ADB Officer J. Warren Evans
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Calcutta Municipal Corporation
Asim Barman, Municipal Commissioner
5 S.N. Banerjee Road Calcutta 700-013, India
Concept Clearance 22 Feb 1996
Fact Finding 26 Aug 1998 to 28 Aug 1998
Approval 16 Oct 1998
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Jun 2006
Last PDS Update 08 Feb 2007

TA 3089-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Oct 1998 05 Nov 1998 05 Nov 1998 - 30 Apr 2000 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 310,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,310,000.00 16 Oct 1998 999,999.29

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