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Pb govt decides to supply potable water to Ludhiana, Amritsar, Patiala through canals 19.5.2018 General News
Concerned over depleting underground water levels, the Punjab Local Bodies department has decided to supply canal water for drinking purposes to Ludhiana, Amritsar and Patiala. Punjab Local Government Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu said the need for immediate measures to check the rapid decline and deterioration of ground water has been realised by the state government. The state government has already initiated the process of switching to surface water (canal water) based water supply for three cities of Ludhiana, Amritsar and Patiala, an official release said. Detailed proposals were made by the Department of Local Government under the guidance of Principal Secretary A Venu Parsad and CEO of PMIDC Ajoy Sharma for supplying treated potable water through canal in these three cities. Sidhu said considering huge investment requirement in this project, the Punjab government has approached the Centre for arranging funds through external funding agencies such as the World Bank and Asian ...
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Himachal to develop fossil park through ADB funding: CM 12.4.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Thursday said the Suketi Fossil Park in Sirmaur district will be developed through Asian Development Bank (ADB) assistance.
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Development of tourism destinations/circuits with foreign assistance is a continuous process: Tourism Minister 27.3.2018 General News
The details of External Assistance received for the development of tourism infrastructure and other related activities are as follows:
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OPIC loan to expand access to clean water in India 26.3.2018 General News
The U.S. government's development finance institution, Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), on Monday, committed a USD 12.5 million (Rs. 80 crore) loan to a project that will expand access to affordable clean drinking water to millions of low and middle-income people in India.OPIC's loan to WaterHealth India Pvt. Ltd, a subsidiary of WaterHealth International Inc. of Irvine, California, will help finance the installation of as many as 900 decentralized plants that purify water on site and sell it at a price that is three to four times lower than bottled water alternatives currently available in the marketplace.These WaterHealth Vending Machines (WVM) will be installed at locations like railway stations, bus stations, shopping malls, public and private institutions or any high footfall location where consumers are able to purchase purified water ranging in amounts from 300ml to 5 liters."This project offers an innovative approach to making safe water more available and ...
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Centre, ADB ink $120mn loan agreement to improve rail infrastructure 17.3.2018 General News
The Centre and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a loan agreement to the tune of USD 120 million for the completion of works for double-tracking and electrification of railway tracks along high-density corridors to improve operational efficiency of Indian railways.The tranche 3 loan is part of the USD 500 million multi-tranche financing facility for the Railway Sector Investment Program approved by the ADB Board in 2011. The loan amount will be used to complete the ongoing works commenced under earlier tranches."The project is aimed at enhancing the efficiency of the rail infrastructure through electrification, introduction of modern signaling system, and doubling rail tracks on key routes in the country. The Program will help develop an energy-efficient, safe, and reliable railway system that will result in reduced travel time along project rail routes and improved operational and financial efficiency" said Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (Multilateral Institutions), ...
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ADB to lend $120 mn for improving Indian rail infrastructure 16.3.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday signed a $120 million loan agreement with India to improve operational efficiency of Indian railways by double-tracking and electrification of tracks along high-density corridors.
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Corporation approves water project for city 1.3.2018 Hindu: National

The council of the Mangaluru City Corporation (MCC) in its meeting on Wednesday gave its approval for taking up the second stage of drinking water augmentation and water distribution network upgrad

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Govt signs $84mn loan agreement with ADB for water supply in Bihar 24.2.2018 Central Chronicle
Agencies, New Delhi The Centre and The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $84 million... more »
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ADB to give USD 84 mn for improving Bihar water supply 23.2.2018 Sify Finance
[India], Feb 23 (ANI): The Finance Ministry will get a loan of USD 84 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve water supply in the Bhagalpur and Gaya districts of Bihar.
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ADB to lend $84 mn to improve water supply in Bihar 23.2.2018 General News
Multilateral lending agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday signed an agreement with the Indian government to lend $84 million to improve water supply in two cities of Bihar.
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ADB and the Government of India Sign $ 84 Million Loan for Improvement and Expansion of Water Supply in the State of Bihar 23.2.2018 General News
The tranche 2 loan is part of the $200 million multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) for the Bihar Urban Development Investment Program that was approved by ADB in 2012 to provide sustainable urban infrastructure and services in four towns in Bihar - Bhagalpur, Gaya, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur.
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ADB to give USD 84 mn for improving Bihar water supply 23.2.2018 General News
The Finance Ministry will get a loan of USD 84 million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to improve water supply in the Bhagalpur and Gaya districts of Bihar.The Tranche 2 loan is part of the USD 200 million Multi-Tranche Financing Facility (MFF) for Bihar Urban Development Investment Program that was approved by ADB in 2012, to provide sustainable urban infrastructure and services in four towns - Bhagalpur, Gaya, Darbhanga, and Muzaffarpur.Project 2 will improve access to better quality and sustainable water supply, for people of Bhagalpur and Gaya. It will also promote better water management practices that will result in city-wide coverage with 24-hour uninterrupted supply of treated water in both cities.Further, loan finances will support civil works sub-projects and would benefit 1.1 million people in two project towns with increased coverage of treated water supply by 2021.It will also support train 400 urban local body (ULB) staff in the management and operation and ...
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Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India Sign $ 84 Million Loan for Improvement and Expansion of Water Supply in the State of Bihar 23.2.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Government of India and The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $84 million loan today for improvement and expansion of water supply in Bhagalpur and Gaya towns in Bihar. The tranche 2 loan is part of the $200 million multi-tranche financing facility (MFF) for the Bihar Urban Development Investment Program that was approved by ADB in 2012 to provide sustainable urban infrastructure and services in four towns in Bihar – Bhagalpur, Gaya, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur.
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ADB to give $84 mn loan for water projects in Bihar 23.2.2018 General News
Multi-lateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) today signed a USD 84 million loan agreement to finance water supply projects in two cities of Bihar. The loan will finance water supply improvements and expansion in Bhagalpur and Gaya towns in Bihar, ADB said in a statement. This is the second tranche of ADB's USD 200 million multi-tranche financing facility for Bihar Urban Development Investment Programme, which was approved in 2012. The Manila-headquartered funding facility is aimed at providing sustainable urban infrastructure and services in Bhagalpur, Gaya, Darbhanga and Muzaffarpur in Bihar. "The Project 2 will improve access to better quality and sustainable water supply for the people of Bhagalpur and Gaya towns. It will also promote better water management practices that will result in a citywide coverage with 24-hour uninterrupted supply of treated water of 135 liters per capita per day in both cities, said Sameer Kumar Khare, Joint Secretary (Multilateral ...
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​Government of India signs a MoU with Canada's International Development Research Centre (IDRC) 23.2.2018 General News
During the signing ceremony, Indian side appreciated the contribution of IDRC in supporting quality research in various fields including finance, agriculture, industry and health in India.
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NDB okays 1st tranche of $100 mn loan for Rajasthan water project 15.2.2018 General News
The New Development Bank (NDB) has signed a loan agreement of USD 100 million with the government for financing a water project in Rajasthan. The loan agreement for financing of Rajasthan Water Sector Restructuring Project for the desert areas was signed between the Government of India and NDB on February 13, 2018, an official statement said today. The loan is the first tranche of the USD 345 million by the NDB under the multi tranche financing facility for this project. "The objective of this project is to rehabilitate the 678 km long Indira Gandhi Canal system built during 1958-63 to prevent seepage, conserve water, and enhance water use efficiency as mandated by both national and state level policies on water use," the finance ministry said in a statement. The project benefits include arresting the seepage by rehabilitating the deteriorating canal lining of the Indira Gandhi Nahar Project (IGNP) which needs urgent attention; rehabilitation of waterlogged areas; modernisation and ...
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MCC gets Rs 593 cr for water, UGD works 15.2.2018 Deccan Herald - District
A sum of Rs 218.50 crore and Rs 195 crore will be utilised towards improving water supply and underground drainage system. The works will be conducted with assistance from ADB, Government grant and MCC funds. This apart, a fund of Rs 179.52 will be used for the above mentioned works. Chairing a meeting meant for general public and MCC members on ADB assisted Jalasiri and UGD works at Mangala Auditorium in Mangaluru City Corporation on Thursday, Mayor Kavita Sanil said that the share for water supply, the government grant, ADB loan and urban local body will be 40%, 50% and 10% respectively. For the UGD works, the allocation of government grant, ADB loan and ULB share will be 50%, 40% and 10% respectively. Similarly, under Amrut project, the funds will be allocated in a 50:20:30 ratio. Technical consultant for MCC - GKW Consultants (Kolkata) Representative Jayaprakash said that funds have been earmarked for replacing old sewerage pumping main for Mangaluru, rejuvenation of sewer system and missing link ...
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Waste water and pay Rs 10K penalty, proposes draft bill 13.11.2017 DNA: India
Water supply and sewerage system of Jaipur will soon be under an autonomous board. A draft of the bill for constitution of the Jaipur Supply and Sewerage Board (JSSB) bill has been prepared by Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project (RUIDP). The draft proposes cash and imprisonment penalties for those guilty of waste or misuse of water. “In case of a first offence, fine may extend to the specified amount  (Rs 10,000 for misuse of water) or simple imprisonment which may extend to a period of one month or both” proposes the draft bill. Those who continue ‘wasting water’ despite first conviction, will thereafter, be liable for a penalty of Rs 1,000 for each day.   Similar penalties have also been proposed for violations such as tampering of water supply and sewerage lines. In case where violation of the act occurs at a property with different occupier and owner, both will be jointly liable. In issues where damage has been caused to the board’s property those responsible will also have to bear the ...
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Rethinking Japan’s Investment in Manipur 11.11.2017 Kangla Online
Rethinking Japan’s Investment in Manipur
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Water supply project: Mayor directs consultant to prepare fresh DPR 17.9.2017 Hindu: Mangalore
Councillors say the consultant who prepared the detailed project report did not consult them on vital issues.
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