Town Development Fund

Technical Support   (Date:2012-06-22)


In its initial years of existence, TDF was financed from three sources, viz.

an equity provided by HMG/N
a credit from the International Development Association (IDA) / The World Bank
a grant from the German Agency for Technical Cooperation (GTZ) / udle project

From the so obtained funds, TDF provided loans and soft loans for social infrastructure and income-generating projects, soft loans for small income-generating projects in low-income municipalities and grants for projects in among others the sectors of sanitation, environment and education, besides for designs and studies as well as supervision of construction.

From 1995 to till date TDF has been financed from following sources viz:

A grant from the German Development Bank "Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau" for KfW I phase programme (1995-2000)


A grant from German Development Bank "Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau" for KfW II phase programme (2001- June 2005)


A credit from Asian Development Bank to finance Water Users and Sanitation Committees WUSCs) of Small Town Water supply and Sanitation Support Programme (STWSSSP) ( 20 years onwards from March 2001)

A credit from Asian Development Bank to finance Towns/Municipalities on onlending for the parts of Urban Environmental Improvement Programme (UEIP) ( 20 years onwards from June 2003 with 5 years grace period)