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  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Status: Active
Bank Risk Rating: B
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Board Decision Date: 2016-08-16
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  • Water and Sanitation
Investment Type(s): Loan
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Investment Amount (USD): $ 200.00 million
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Updated in EWS: 2017-08-11
Disclosure Date: 2016-08-18
Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2

Project Description
DESCRIPTION Tranche 2 will continue improvements in coverage and operational sustainability of Kolkata Municipal Corporation's sewerage, drainage, and water supply services. The accompanying TA will strengthen climate resilience of Kolkata through improved planning and disaster risk management. PROJECT RATIONALE AND LINKAGE TO COUNTRY/REGIONAL STRATEGY The impact of Tranche 2 will be improved access to water supply and sanitation in KMC's service areas (defined by the Investment Program). The outcome will be service quality, operational sustainability, and climate resilience in water supply and sewerage and drianage in the service areas of KMC increased. IMPACT Access to water supply and sanitation in the service areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation improved. CONSULTING SERVICES An estimated 733 person-months input of national consultants is required under Project 2 to (i) facilitate project management and implementation, and (ii) strengthen the institutional and operational capacity of the PMU and executing agency. Consulting firms will be engaged using the quality- and cost-based selection method with a standard quality cost ratio of 80:20. PROCUREMENT All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time). International competitive bidding procedures will be used for civil works contracts estimated to cost $40 million or more, and supply contracts valued at $1 million or higher. Shopping will be used for contracts for procurement of works and equipment below $100,000. Master bidding documents for national competitive bidding (NCB) works was prepared for e-tendering and reviewed by ADB, which will be used throughout Project 2 implementation period for procurement under NCB. ADB and the government have reviewed the public procurement laws of the central and state governments to ensure consistency with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time).
Investment Description
Loan 3413-IND: Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program - Tranche 2 Ordinary capital resources US$ 200.00 million TA 9157-IND: Strengthening Climate Resilience of Kolkata City through Improved Planning and Disaster Risk Management Urban Climate Change Resilience Trust Fund under the Urban Financing Partnership Facility US$ 1.00 million
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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 CONTACTS Responsible ADB Officer Pokhrel, Neeta Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD Executing Agencies Kolkata Municipal Corporation 5, S.N.Banerjee Road Kolkata 700 013, India
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