Sunday, December 11, 2011

India.Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction-Supporting Clean Village Environments

On 31 August 2009, ADB approved the provision of a Technical Assistance Cluster (C-TA) to India for Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction to the Government of India. The C-TA is financed on a grant basis through the Department of International Development (DFID), funded by the Government of the United Kingdom, under the DFID and ADB Partnership for India, 2009-2013. The C-TA is implemented until 31 December 2013 in two phases: The first phase (Phase 1), in the amount of $14 million equivalent, covers 17 component TA projects with completion by 31 August 2012. The second phase (Phase 2), approved through a major change in scope and implementation arrangements by the ADB Board on 4 October 2011, entails an increase of $8 million equivalent and the addition of 9 new component TA projects to be completed by 31 December 2013. 

Asian Development Bank.Project Number 43166-26