42266-023: Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

Kolkata is the largest city in the state of West Bengal and the seventh largest in India. It has a population of 4.5 million and contributes at least 13% of West Bengal 's gross domestic product. The city is and will remain the dominant commercial and financial hub in the state. Although its livability has improved, the quality of basic urban services remains below national standards. The gap is particularly noticeable in water supply and sewerage services in regard to coverage, continuity, and ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 42266-023
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3053
Approval Date 22 Oct 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 100,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
/ Water Supply and Sanitation
Thematic Classification Capacity development
Environmental sustainability
Governance
Private sector development
Gender Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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Responsible ADB Officer
Tatiana Gallego-Lizon
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Urban Development and Water Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Kolkata Municipal Corporation

Last PDS Update
23 Jul 2014

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