31402-013: Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will improve water supply and sanitation conditions in 40-50 new small towns with average populations of about 12,000 each. About 0.6 million people, of whom more than 34 percent live below the official poverty line, will benefit from the Project. The objectives are to (i) improve the health and quality of life of the people living in the project towns by constructing water supply, drainage and sanitation facilities, and providing health and hygiene education; (ii) support ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 31402-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1755
Approval Date 12 Sep 2000
Closing Date 03 Dec 2009
Geographical Location Small Emerging Towns along the East-West Highway and the Connecting Major North-South Feeder Roads
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

Water supply pipes installed or upgraded: length of network (kilometers) 834
New households served with water supply (number) 105,893
New households served with sanitation (number) 10,022

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Laxmi Sharma
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban Development and Water Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Mr. P. P. Kadaria

PDS Creation Date
20 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
16 Jul 2009