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.