ADB has supported the government in improving water supply and sanitation services in 70 of the 176 small towns in Nepal through three small towns projects introducing continuous water supply, meeting national quality standards, and providing universal household connections with subsidized connections and affordable supply for poor and vulnerable households.
|Project Name||Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Gender equity|
|Description||ADB has supported the government in improving water supply and sanitation services in 70 of the 176 small towns in Nepal through three small towns projects introducing continuous water supply, meeting national quality standards, and providing universal household connections with subsidized connections and affordable supply for poor and vulnerable households.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project will support the ongoing efforts of the Government of Nepal to provide better access to water supply and sanitation services to the growing urban population. Building upon the successful implementation of earlier interventions, the project will fund physical investments in water supply and sanitation infrastructure and non-physical investments to improve service regulation, governance, and user participation in selected municipalities, previously referred to as small towns.|
|Impact||Quality of life for urban population, including the poor and marginalized, improved through the provision of sustainable water supply and sanitation services|
|Outcome||Inclusive and sustainable access to water supply and sanitation services in project municipalities achieved|
Water supply and sanitation infrastructure in project municipalities improved
Institutional and community capacities strengthened
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||PMO will recruit four consulting firms: one to support project management and quality assurance, and three for design, supervision, and management targeting specific geographical regions. Recruitment will be through quality- and cost-based (90:10) selection to ensure engagement of highly qualified consultants. Individual consultants will be engaged to support the TDF and the DWSS.|
|Procurement||Procurement (including consulting services) to be financed by the loan will follow ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and Procurement Regulations for ADB Borrowers (2017, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Vogl, Alexandra|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Ministry of Water Supply (formerly Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation)
|Concept Clearance||12 Apr 2018|
|Fact Finding||23 Apr 2018 to 07 May 2018|
|MRM||10 Jul 2018|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||16 Apr 2018|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Project Data Sheet (Nepali Translation)||Translated PDS||Apr 2018|
|Urban Water Supply and Sanitation (Sector) Project: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Apr 2018|
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