The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India recently (23 February 2018) signed an $84 million loan that will finance water supply improvements and expansion. The loan will benefit which of the following states?

Q. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India recently (23 February 2018) signed an $84 million loan that will finance water supply improvements and expansion. The loan will benefit which of the following states?

A. Assam
B. Jharkhand
C. Bihar
D. Telangana

Answer: C. Bihar

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed an $84 million loan that will finance water supply improvements and expansion in Bhagalpur and Gaya towns in the state of Bihar on 23 February 2018.

The tranche 2 loan is part of the $200 million multitranche financing facility (MFF) for the Bihar Urban Development Investment Program that was approved by the ADB Board of Directors in 2012 to provide sustainable urban infrastructure and services in four towns in Bihar—Bhagalpur, Gaya, Darbhanga, and Muzaffarpur.

Learn more: https://www.adb.org/news/adb-india-sign-84-million-loan-improve-urban-services-2-bihar-towns

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