This project came to end on 31st March, 2002. The programme has been successfully implemented in all the 41 KMA-ULBs for health improvement of the people living below poverty line including that of women and children. After the stoppage of the World Bank assistance, the State Government has taken the responsibility to carry on operation and maintenance of the units created under IPP-VIII Programme. For maintenance of IPP-VIII during the post-project period from 2002-2003 to March, 2007 fund to the tune of Rs. 52.89 crore has been released and Rs. 45.50 crore has been utilised.