31498-012: Capacity Building in the Urban Sector (formerly Institutional Strengthening of PWD)
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Thimphu city is the capital, and the center for various nationwide functions. The urbanization of the city is very rapid, and informal settlements are being formed without adequate urban infrastructure and services. Because of the limited flat land in the country, high density utilization of the urban land is required. However, achieving this under the current low income level is atremendous challenge. The TA will prepare amaster plan for Thimphu's growth path taking into account the ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 3022
|Approval Date||02 Jun 1998|
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
|Subsector||Urban Sector Development|
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