42266-023: Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 1
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
Kolkata is the largest city in the state of West Bengal and the seventh largest in India. It has a population of 4.5 million and contributes at least 13% of West Bengal 's gross domestic product. The city is and will remain the dominant commercial and financial hub in the state. Although its livability has improved, the quality of basic urban services remains below national standards. The gap is particularly noticeable in water supply and sewerage services in regard to coverage, continuity, ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
Loan No. 3053
|Approval Date||22 Oct 2013|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||100,000|
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Urban water supply
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)|
Indigenous People: C
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