35213-012: West Bengal Development Finance

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the TA is to support preparation of a comprehensive fiscal consolidation program, including capacity enhancement and public awareness components, to strengthen development financing in West Bengal, consistent with the MTFRP MOU between the Government of West Bengal (GoWB) and GoI. The MoU lays down a list of policy actions. These may need review for internal consistency. Moreover, these measures will also require certain administrative and capacity enhancing measures, ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 35213-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 4370
Approval Date 06 Aug 2004
Geographical Location West Bengal, India
Sector Public sector management
Subsector Public Expenditure and Fiscal Management



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Hiranya Mukhopadhyay
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
India Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Chief Secretary's Office

PDS Creation Date
25 Sep 2006

Last PDS Update
11 Oct 2007