Assam Urban Infrastructure Investment Program - Tranche 2 (ADB-42265-025)

Countries
  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Dibrugarh, Guwahati
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Dec 13, 2017
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Borrower
Government of India
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Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 149.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 149.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Dec 7, 2018

Disclosed by Bank Sep 26, 2018


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Project Description

According to the bank website, "tranche 2 will finance water supply infrastructure in Guwahati, and drainage infrastructure in Guwahati and Dibrugarh cities of Assam. The tranche will support infrastructure investments to (1) augment water supply system in Guwahati to benefit additional 350,000 residents; and (2) improve drainage system in Guwahati and Dibrugarh to reduce water logging and flooding. The project will also support (1) capacity development of staff from urban local bodies and implementing agencies; and (2) community awareness campaigns."

 

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Joshi, Sanjay Divakar
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Guwahati Development Department, Gov't of Assam
ASHISHBHUTANI@GMAIL.COM
Secretary, Government of Assam, Civil Secretariat, Dispur-Guwahati 781006 

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