29466-013: Calcutta Environmental Improvement

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project comprises the highest priority investments under the Municipal Calcutta Environment Improvement Program, a long-term master plan prepared under ADB technical assistance. The objectives of the Project are to improve the environment in the outer areas/boroughs of Kolkata, reduce poverty in the low-income areas through affordable access to basic urban service, facilitate community empowerment through participatory processes, protect the environment from adverse developmental ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 29466-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers Loan No. 1813
Loan No. -
Approval Date 19 Dec 2000
Closing Date 20 Nov 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 250,000
Geographical Location Boroughs I, VII, XI, XII, XIII, XIV, and XV in the outer areas of Kolkata Municipality.
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban flood protection
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban sewerage
Urban slum development
Urban solid waste management
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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