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India - Calcutta Urban Development Project (English)

The project comprises the following: (a) water supply improvements, including the construction and renovation of transmission mains, reservoirs and booster stations in Calcutta and its southern suburban area and improvement of ground water source and distribution facilities in the fringe areas of the CMD; (b) sewerage and drainage improvements, including renovation and construction of storm drains, sewers, outfall canals and sluices; (c) garbage collection and disposal improvements serving Calcutta City; (d) environmental hygiene improvements, consisting of conversion of service privies to sanitary latrines; (e) urban transport improvements including extension and widening of existing roads, traffic operations measures, construction of a bus terminal and extension of street lighting; (f) area development improvements comprising a slum redevelopment scheme in Calcutta City and development of sites and services southeast of Calcutta; and (g) technical assistance in urban planning, and operations and maintenance of services.


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    India - Calcutta Urban Development Project

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India - Calcutta Urban Development Project (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group.