India: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (Project 3 and Multitranche Financing Facility)

Evaluation Document | 3 August 2022

The MFF’s expected impact was sustainable economic growth through the provision of urban infrastructure services and the promotion of urban management improvement in the target towns, and other selected towns with tourism potential in the state.  The two intended outcomes were improved living environment and employment opportunities for the 2.4 million people in the target towns and other participating towns with tourism potential, and improved capacity of participating institutions in managing sector reforms and service delivery. Project 3’s expected impact was aligned with the MFF’s first outcome, while the expected outcome was improved access to quality urban services in the target towns.

This report validates the completion report's assessment of the project. IED overall assessment: Less than successful.