44240-013: Urban Infrastructure Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will support the Government of Bhutan s efforts toward sustainable urban development in its two largest municipalities (Phuentsholing and Thimphu) and two emerging urban centers (Samdrup Jongkhar Municipality [SJM] and Nganglam Town). It will have four outputs: (i) water supply and sanitation (WSS) infrastructure rehabilitation and expansion, (ii) mobility improvement, (iii) urban management strengthening, and (iv) project management and capacity development. Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 44240-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2816
Approval Date 29 Nov 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 19,870
Sector Transport
Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Urban roads and traffic management
Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
Urban sewerage
Strategic Agendas 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: C
Indigenous People: C

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