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
|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)|
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