This project total US$ 270 million ( 80:20) (INR 2025 Crore) has been posed to ADB by DEA, Govt. of India dated: 29.12.21.
Goals and Objectives —
To improve the Haldwani town infrastructure by developing sustainable state of art infrastructure, integrating clean and green development, to enhance the living standards and improve the health and well being of people. Project is planned to achieve through systematic, effective planning, focused implementation and through procedural monitoring of services leading to improved governance. The project will ensure the improvement of urban infrastructure in the prioritized areas with approach and emphasis focused on overall development of the city.
Activities Involved —
Master Planning for Haldwani town (Blue & Green Master Plan); 24x7 drinking Wate System; Storm water management; Public sanitation facilities; Smart urban spaces; Conservation of water bodies; Rain water harvesting system, vending zones; Transportation hubs & ICCC; Municipal Roads & Pedestrian, traffic Management, Green mobility & Parking; Bus terminal; GIS based property mapping & asset Management; Capacity building, Institutional strengthening & effective Governance.
OutPuts of the Project —
Improved Water Supply & reduction in NRW; Management of storm water & groundwater recharge; Rain water harvesting, Rejuvenation of water bodies, Sanitation with treatment including septage; Recycle and Reuse of treated wastewater for Domestic/Industrial purpose, Smart urban space/Green spaces/parks for better environment; vending zones for commercial activities; Effective urban transport &traffic management, vehicle free zone for pedestrian; Bus terminals & Electric vehicle charging stations, tourist facilities, Development of wi-fi enabled infrastructure in the city, GIS based master plans
Outcome of the Project —
Self-sustained Haldwani town with robust infrastructure, improved quality of life, with enhanced health& hygiene; Potable water, storm water management and ground water recharge, Sanitation with improved quality and health ; Protection of Natural resources; Ease of mobility and reduced traffic congestion; Increased tourist footfall; Improved economic opportunity with Service delivery; improvement of living standards and reduced carbon emission; Improved gender equality, Social inclusion & citizen participation.