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Transforming Kolkata: A Partnership for a More Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient City

Publication | May 2019
Transforming Kolkata: A Partnership for a More Sustainable, Inclusive, and Resilient City

This publication summarizes the outcomes to date and explores the views of stakeholders in the 2 decades of partnership between ADB and the Kolkata Municipal Corporation in India.

ADB supported Kolkata’s integrated planning and phased investments of over $1 billion toward building resilience, inclusiveness, and improved and sustainable urban services. Essential lessons provided in this publication may be useful for other megacities in the region seeking to become more livable.

Contents 

  • Executive Summary
  • Transforming an Iconic City
  • A More Sustainable City
  • A More Inclusive City
  • A More Resilient City