|Loan Agreement Date:||March 31, 2004|
|Loan Amount:||8.88 billion yen|
|Repayment/Deferment Period (Years):||30/10|
|Executing Agency:||Rajasthan Public Health Engineering Department|
The Bisalpur Jaipur Water Supply Project (Transfer System) consists of the construction of a water supply system (360,000m3/day) for bringing water from a new surface water source to Jaipur city, the state capital of Rajasthan in northwestern India. The overall water supply system consists of the Transmission System (water intake, purification and transmission facilities) and the Transfer System (water supply and distribution facilities). This project is the co-finance with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), with JICA supporting the Transfer System and the ADB supporting the Transmission System. The project is expected to improve the quality of water supplied in Jaipur city and its vicinity, thereby improving public health and living standards. In addition, the water supply system is also expected to benefit the city to conserve groundwater resource on which the city is heavily dependent.