India: Urban and Environmental Infrastructure Facility

Nonsovereign Project | 31588-013 Status: Approved

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Project Name Urban and Environmental Infrastructure Facility
Project Number 31588-013
Borrower/Company
Country India
Location Nationwide
Approval Number 1719
Type or Modality of Assistance
1719 OCR US$ 90.00 million Approved
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Water and other urban infrastructure and services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Responsible ADB Officer ADB Disclosure
Project Sponsor(s)
Description The Project comprises assistance to the Government in developing urban and environmental infrastructure in urban centers through (i) provision of long-term funds through the BFIs, for financing commercially viable urban and environmental infrastructure subprojects in states and municipalities where policy and institutional reforms are being implemented; and (ii) supporting, with TA, the integration of microfinance with urban and environmental infrastructure development and management.
Objectives and Scope
Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy ADB's urban sector strategy is on improving the quality of life of people, especially the urban poor, through integrating social welfare concerns in infrastructure development, thus facilitating the country strategy of promoting efficient and sustainable economic development.

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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Not required (a technical assistance attached to this Loan will recruit the required consulting services)
Procurement For supply and installation contracts amounting to $5 million and above, and civil works contracts amounting to $10 million and above, the Bank will encourage the Borrowers to require their sub-borrowers to follow International Competitive Bidding procedures. For contracts below the threshold values, the Borrowers will ensure that competitive and transparent procedures will be followed by sub-borrowers in prequalification of contractors, bid evaluation and contract award, with due consideration for efficiency, economy and speed of delivery.

Timetable for assistance design, processing and implementation

Concept Clearance -
Due Diligence
Credit Committee Meeting 15 Jun 1999
Approval 17 Dec 1999
PDS Creation Date 30 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 13 Dec 2006

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