Sri Lanka: Basic Social Infrastructure Development

Sovereign Project | 35201-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Basic Social Infrastructure Development
Project Number 35201-012
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4296-SRI: Basic Social Infrastructure Development
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The expected impact of the Project is increased growth potential of and reduced poverty in the selected local authorities LAs) of Sri Lanka. The expected outcome is improved urban environments, long-term improvement of the economy, and improved living conditions for the LA population outside Colombo. The Project will (i) improve urban management, planning, and financing capacity of the sector institutions, especially LAs, to ensure sustainable provision of urban infrastructure services; (ii) enhance urban livelihoods; and (iii) increase Government and LA staff capacity for administering urban infrastructure supply and maintenance works.
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
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 The TA will be carried out over 6 months, beginning around March 2004 until August 2004. The consulting team will include the following international consultants with input of 17 person-months; a local governance and decentralization specialist/team leader, a municipal infrastructure/finance specialist, a capacity building specialist, an urban infrastructure engineer, and a public economist for the preparation of the investment project.
Responsible ADB Officer Xu Yi
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Policy Development and Implementation
J. Charitha Ratwatte, Secretary
Tower 5, Level 15 Central Bank Building Colombo 01, Sri Lanka
Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 19 May 2003 to 27 May 2003
Approval 19 Dec 2003
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 01 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 21 May 2008

TA 4296-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2003 24 Feb 2004 24 Feb 2004 31 Aug 2004 30 Jun 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 19 Dec 2003 464,621.10

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