Italian Assistance Project for W.S. & S.W.M. in 16 Towns
for “Water Supply & Solid Waste Management in 16 selected towns of West
Bengal” for a project cost of Rs.154 crores under Italian Assistance has
already been approved. On 10th January, 2006, Government of India and
Italian Government have signed the Memorandum of Agreement (Note Verbale)
and the Financial Convention for a tied Bilateral Assistance.
To take care of demand of Water Supply and Solid Waste
Management of the concerned ULBs as in the year 2011
Municipal towns under coverage
An agreement has been signed
between the Government of West Bengal and the Italian Government.
Process of selection of agency for preparing DPR is under process.
Execution Span: 36 months
Italian assistance and State Government contribution.
Consultancy & Service Cost
compensation / acquisition Cost
Euro 27.85 million
addition to the Project cost
Total Italian soft loan
(in Rs. crore) [at] Rs. 55.01 per euro
Project design &
Works for water supply systems, supply
of solid waste management equipments, vehicles & materials
setting up and assistance of the solid waste management
structure supply of materials, cost of acquisition of land
# 1. Source of water for three towns Purulia,
Bankura & Jhalda will be available from river bed infiltration. For
other 13 towns ground water will be utilized.
# 2. Time of completion is 36 months. Design has been carried out on the
basis of demand of the concerned ULBs as in the year 2021.
# 3. A maximum of 75% of the total amount of the soft loan can be used
to cover local costs.
Salient features of the project are furnished