Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project (NDB-rajasthanwatersectorr)

Countries
  • India
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Financial Institutions
  • New Development Bank (NDB)
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Project Status
Approved
Bank Risk Rating
C
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Voting Date
Nov 20, 2017
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Borrower
Government of India
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Sectors
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 345.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 495.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ NDB website

Updated in EWS Mar 6, 2020


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Project Description

According to the bank website, the project aims "to rehabilitate Indira Gandhi Canal system to prevent seepage, conserve water, and enhance water use efficiency. The Indira Gandhi Canal system was designed as one of the largest irrigations systems, to carry about 8 million acre feet of surplus water from Ravi and Beas rivers to arid Rajasthan state. The Project will improve the capacity utilization of the irrigation system, through rehabilitating the deteriorating canal lining, rehabilitating waterlogged areas, promoting micro-irrigation and improving the current facilities.The Project will also provide technical support to the local water users' associations to optimize the irrigation operations in the Project area. With this Project, both drinking water facilities and irrigation water facilities will be improved."

Investment Description
  • New Development Bank (NDB)

Co-financing:

Government of Rajasthan US$ 150 million

Contact Information

No contact information provided at the time of disclosure.