The Project comprises the highest priority investments under the Municipal Calcutta Environment Improvement Program, a long-term master plan prepared under ADB technical assistance. The objectives of the Project are to improve the environment in the outer areas/boroughs of Kolkata, reduce poverty in the low-income areas through affordable access to basic urban service, facilitate community empowerment through participatory processes, protect the environment from adverse developmental impacts, and help develop KMC as a proficient and autonomous municipality. The Project has six components: stakeholder consultation process, sewerage and drainage improvements, solid waste management, slum improvements, canal improvements, and implementation assistance and capacity building.
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