32239-013: Urban and Environmental Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project aims to bring about sustainable urban development in the nine urban areas outside Kathmandu Valley (Bharatpur, Hetauda, Banepa, Dhukilhel, Panauti, Bidur, Ratnanagar, Kamalamai and Kathmandu) by improving essential urban and environmental infrastructure and services, and strengthening the relevant institutions. As a result of the Project, personal hygiene, environmental sanitation, and overall quality of life are expected to improve in the nine areas. The Project has five main ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 32239-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Date of Termination 01 Jan 2013
Reason for Termination
Approval Number Loan No. 1966
Approval Date 10 Dec 2002
Closing Date 14 Dec 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 30,000
Geographical Location Banepa, Dhulikhel, Panauti, Bharatpur, Ratnanagar, Hetauda, Bidur, Kamalamai, and Kathmandu
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water and Other Municipal Infrastructure and Services
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Indigenous People: B

Results Delivered

Expressway built or updgraded (kilometers) 14
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 151,193
Water supply pipes installed or upgraded: length of network (kilometers) 359
New households served with water supply (number) 6,032
Wastewater treatment capacity created (m3) 7,665
New households served with sanitation (number) 4,719
Land improved through irrigation services, drainage, and flood management (hectares) 75

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 Planning and Works
Mr. Deep Basnyat

PDS Creation Date
28 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
13 Nov 2012