HomeSitemapKey Personnel
Italian Assistance Project for W.S. & S.W.M. in 16 Towns
A project 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.
Jhalda Bankura Sonamukhi Bishnupur Jhargram Jalpaiguri
Alipurduar Mal Cooch-Behar Dinhata Mathabhanga Mekliganj
Dhupguri Haldibari Tufanganj Purulia    
Execution Span: 36 months

Financial Support:
Italian assistance and State Government contribution.
    In Crore
No.   Cost (Rs.)
1. Implementation Cost 140.24
2. Consultancy & Service Cost 5.60
3. land compensation / acquisition Cost 7.40

Total :

    Euro 27.85 million
  In addition to the Project cost  
  cost of Capacity Building 2.08
Activity Total Italian soft loan

(in Euro)
GOI’s Funds

(in Euro)

(in Euro)

(in Rs. crore) [at] Rs. 55.01 per euro
Project design & work supervisor 1446079.32   1446079.32 7.95
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 24376765.64 5990900.03 30376665.67 167.10
Total : 25822844.96 5990900.03 31813744.98 175.05
Note :
# 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 below: -
1. Number of Town Covered 16 Nos. - Jhargram, Bishnupur, Sonamukhi, Bankura, Purulia, Jhalda, Mal, Haldibari, Mekhliganj, Jalpaiguri, Mathabhanga, Coochbehar, Dinhata, Alipurduar, Tufanganj and Dhupguri
2. Number of Districts covered 5 nos.
3. Population Covered  
Present (2001) 0.75 Million
Projected (2011) 1.00 Million
4. Project Cost  
i) Water Supply Rs.1235.00 Million / Rs.123.5 Crores(13 selected towns)
ii) Solid Waste Management Rs. 305.00 Million / Rs. 30.5 Crores (14 selected towns)
TOTAL Rs.1540.00 Million / Rs. 154.0 Crores
5. Project Duration 4 years
6. Nodal Agency Municipal Engineering Directorate under M.A. Department, Govt. of WB
7. Italian Component amount of loan Rs.1290 Million / Rs.129.0 Crores
8. Indian Component amount of loan Rs.250 Million / 25.0 Crores
9. Loan Details  
i) Loan Period 39 years
ii) Moratorium 19 years
iii) Interest 0.00%
Project Details»»
Purpose Financial Support Project Component Project Details
Development Programmes
Copyright © Department of Municipal Affairs, Govt. of West Bengal
Site best viewed in Internet Explorer 6.0 or above in 1024 x 768 resolution
Site Developed & Maintenance by Telmac