Sri Lanka: Institutional Strengthening for Decentralized Service Delivery in the Water Sector

Sovereign Project | 41679-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Institutional Strengthening for Decentralized Service Delivery in the Water Sector
Project Number 41679-012
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7078-SRI: Institutional Strengthening for Decentralized Service Delivery in the Water Sector
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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 Sri Lanka - country wide

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 A team of international and national consultants will be selected and recruited through a firm using the quality- and cost-based selection method to provide a total of 76.5 person-months of consulting services: 14.5 person-months of international consulting, and 62 person-months of national consulting. The international consultants will include experts in water utility institutions, financial management and tariffs, commercial operations, and water sector regulations. The national consultants will include experts in financial analysis, training, environment and safety compliance, auditing, human resource management, evaluation and monitoring, customer services, project accounting, and water engineering.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Nishanthi Amerasinghe
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Water Supply and Drainage
R.S. George
National Water Supply and Drainage Board


Concept Clearance 16 Nov 2007
Fact Finding 22 Nov 2007 to 30 Nov 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Dec 2007
Last PDS Update 29 Oct 2010

TA 7078-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Apr 2008 03 Apr 2009 03 Apr 2009 30 Jun 2009 30 Jun 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
700,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 950,000.00 24 Apr 2008 658,025.96

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
Sri Lanka Water Supply and Sanitation Technical Assistance Performance Evaluation Reports Jun 2016

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