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
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
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.|
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Urban flood protection
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban slum development
Urban solid waste management
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)|
Project Data Sheets (PDS) contain summary information on the project or program. Because the PDS is a work in progress, some information may not be included in its initial version but will be added as it becomes available. Information about proposed projects is tentative and indicative.
The Public Communications Policy (PCP) recognizes that transparency and accountability are essential to development effectiveness. It establishes the disclosure requirements for documents and information ADB produces or requires to be produced.
The Accountability Mechanism provides a forum where people adversely affected by ADB-assisted projects can voice and seek solutions to their problems and report alleged noncompliance of ADB's operational policies and procedures.
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.