World Bank Pipes $155M Into India For Water Upgrades

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 6:58 PM EST) -- The World Bank will make a $155.3 million interest-free loan to India's government to finance water supply and sanitation upgrades in poor, rural areas in the country's southwest, the agency said Thursday.

The project will improve access to toilets and clean water for nearly 2 million people in the state of Kerala, officials said, and is a step toward meeting the government's goal of ensuring sanitation to everyone in rural areas by the end of 2012.

Plans include new and upgraded water treatment plants and financial...
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