Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 16 Jul 2009

Project Name Small Towns Water Supply and Sanitation
Country Nepal
Project/Program Number 31402-012
Status Approved
Geographical Location
In preparing any country program or strategy, financing any project, or by making any designation of, or reference to, a particular territory or geographic area in this document, the Asian Development Bank does not intend to make any judgments as to the legal or other status of any territory or area.
Sector Water supply and other municipal infrastructure and services
Subsector Water Supply and Sanitation
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance3059-0

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The Project will help the Government provide safe water supply and sanitation facilities to the people living in small towns and assist the Department of Water Supply and Sewerage in the development of drinking water quality and sanitation standards. The TA will be carried out in two parts. Part Awill carry out apublic awareness campaign, asocioeconomic survey, and an environmental assessment in eight selected towns. Part Bwill prepare feasibility studies and preliminary designs for sample subprojects.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Status of Operation / Construction
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2009 Feb 11
Consulting Services
About 39 person-months of consulti ng services (18 person-months of international and 21 person-months of domestic consultants) will be required with expertise in small towns water supply and sanitation, institutional development, community development, and financial and economic analysis.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 18 Jul 1997
Fact-finding 10 Nov 1997 to 20 Nov 1997
Management Review Meeting
Approval 20 Aug 1998


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 3059 20 Aug 1998 16 Oct 1998 16 Oct 1998 31 Oct 1999 30 Apr 2000


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 3059 600 600 595 5 595 5

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Hiroyoshi Kurihara Principal Project Specialist ()
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Department of Water Supply and Sewerage


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