Kolkata Urban Services for the Poor

Project Overview

This project is aimed at providing better level of services to the poor through improved infrastructure facilities and capacity building of 42 Municipalities in KMA Area or West Bengal. The project goals included Reducing Poverty in West Bengal , Improving Quality of Life and opportunity for poor people in the Kolkata Metropolitan Area, Improving Urban Planning and Governance in the KMA, Improving access to Urban Services. Our role mainly involved in carrying out;

  • Technical Assessment: advising the Govt of West Bengal and ULGs in designing and planning for Management Information Systems to be implemented at the municipal and the state level
  • RFP Development: Recommending the hardware and software platforms to be used.
  • Program Management: interface between MIS and GIS;
  • Capacity Building: Development the broad level design for a comprehensive Municipal Administration System which is to be used the Director of Urban Local Bodies and the State Government to monitor and benchmark the performance of ULBs.

Project details