Nepal: Regional Urban Development Project

The project will improve the resilience and delivery of urban services and facilities in eight municipalities in the southern Terai region of Nepal bordering India, including four municipalities from the less-developed Province 7 in far western Nepal. The project will support municipal infrastructure investments, urban planning, and institutional strengthening.

PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

27 Nov 2017

Loan

Nepal

Economic Corridors

Ongoing

$214 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Urban infrastructure in eight municipalities constructed or rehabilitated with climate-resilient and sustainable designs, including roads, drainage, urban landfills, and sewerage

Municipality capacity strengthened to include disaster risk resilience, and operational maintenance plans

Project preparation capacity improved, to plan a multisector subregional investment program

FINANCING

$150 million (Asian Development Bank)

$64 million (Government of Nepal)