29466-013: Calcutta Environmental Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

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, an... Read More

Country India
Project Number 29466-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1813
Approval Date 19 Dec 2000
Closing Date 20 Nov 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 250,000
Geographical Location Boroughs I, VII, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, and XV in the outer areas of Kolkata Municipality.
Sector / Subsector Classification Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
/ Water and Other Municipal Infrastructure and Services
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Environmental sustainability
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Some gender benefits
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ashok Srivastava
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
India Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Calcutta Municipal Corporation
Mr. S.K Biswas

Irrigation and Waterways Directorate
Mr. D. Mukherjee

PDS Creation Date
29 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013

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