31402-013: Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation Sector

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The Project will improve water supply and sanitation conditions in 40-50 new small towns with average populations of about 12,000 each. About 0.6 million people, of whom more than 34 percent live below the official poverty line, will benefit from the Project. The objectives are to (i) improve the health and quality of life of the people living in the project towns by constructing water supply, drainage and sanitation facilities, and providing health and hygiene education; (ii) support ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 31402-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 1755
Approval Date 12 Sep 2000
Closing Date 03 Dec 2009
Geographical Location Small Emerging Towns along the East-West Highway and the Connecting Major North-South Feeder Roads
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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