Resilient Kerala Program (WB-P169907)

  • India
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Voting Date
May 28, 2019
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  • Climate and Environment
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 27, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Mar 7, 2019

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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project aims to support the Rebuild Kerala Initiative for enhancing the State’s resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change. Project key results will include: (i) satisfactory implementation of major recovery activities in line with the RKDPat the State and local levels; (ii) enhanced institutional and financial capacity of the State for managing disaster risks and climate change (e.g., effective emergency preparedness and response, effective coordination on disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation across sectors, integrated water resources management, urban resilience, diversified sources of funding for resilient recovery); and (iii) enhanced resilience of critical infrastructure and services in Kerala (e.g., resilient and quality water supply and sanitation services, resilient transportand roads, climate smart agriculture).

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Balakrishna Menon Parameswaran, Deepak Singh, Elif Ayhan
Lead Urban Specialist

Implementing Agencies
State of Kerala
Shri. Tom Jose IAS
Chief Secretary

Dr. Venu V. IAS
Principal Secretary (RKI)


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