41603-013: MFF - Bihar Urban Development Investment Program (Facility Concept)

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Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, and Muzaffarpur are the four largest towns with the highest economic growth potential in Bihar, after the state capital, Patna. Despite being the economic centers of Bihar, the four towns have been unable to achieve the national urban service goals or match many of the national averages for urban service delivery performance in India. Their inability to sustain water supply and sewerage services is the result of inadequate size and condition of infrastructure, ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 41603-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 0067
Approval Date 29 Mar 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 200,000
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C

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