India - Swachh Bharat Mission Support Operation

December 15, 2015

World Bank News Release: Loan and Credit Summary

WASHINGTON, December 15, 2015 - The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors today approved the following project:

India – World Bank Approves US$1.5 Billion to Support India’s Universal Sanitation Initiatives

IBRD Credit: US$ 1.5 billion 

Terms: Maturity = 18 years, Grace = 5 years

Project ID: P153251

Project Description: To support the Government of India in its efforts to ensure all citizens in rural areas have access to improved sanitation – such as a toilet or latrine with a focus on changing behaviors – in ending the practice of open defecation by 2019.


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