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Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • Nepal
Location: Kathmandu
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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2015-04-24
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Borrower or Client: Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL)
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  • Infrastructure
  • Law and Government
  • Water and Sanitation
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 90.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.

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Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS: 2017-11-06
Disclosure Date: 2016-09-19
Kathmandu Valley Water Supply Improvement Project - Additional Financing

Project Description
This project funds upgrading water infrastructure: expansion of a water treatment plan and reservoirs, and providing water connections targeted at poor and woman-led households.
Investment Description
Contact Information
Kathmandu Upatyaka Khanepani Limited (KUKL) Tripureshwar, Kathmandu, Nepal Ministry of Water Supply and Sanitation ACHARYASP@HOTMAIL.COM Singha Durbar Melamchi Water Supply Development Board PROCUREMENT2015@MELAMCHIWATER.ORG 580 Devkota Marg, Mid Baneshwar ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main
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