Punjab Sanitation and Nutrition Improvement Project (PSNIP) (WB-P165075)

  • Pakistan
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Government of Pakistan
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  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 30.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Feb 20, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Dec 8, 2017

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the proposed project will focus on three key areas: a) reducing open defecation through a community-based, nutrition-sensitive, behavior change approach involving community mobilization, formation of Village Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene (WASH) committees, communication and messaging, training, etc.,; b) implementing total sanitation interventions in selected villages by providing adequate drainage systems, and piloting technologies like oxidation ponds and solid waste management, etc. to demonstrate total sanitation models for replication in the rest of Punjab; and c)strengthening the roles and capacity of service delivery institutions through training, Information Technology (IT) solutions, etc. to demonstrate the sustainability of interventions and improve service delivery of all sanitation programs in Punjab.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)


Government Contribution US$ 50 million
Pakistan Partnership for Improved Nutrition (PPIN) Trust Fund (Administered by the World Bank) US$ 10 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Mohammad Farhanullah Sami
Senior Water Supply and Sanitation Specialist

Economic Affairs Division
Azam Khan
Deputy Secretary

Implementing Agency
Public Health Engineering Department
Salman Yusuf
Additional Secretary


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