India: North Eastern Region Urban Development

Sovereign Project | 35290-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name North Eastern Region Urban Development
Project Number 35290-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4348-IND: North Eastern Region Urban Development
ATF - DFID-United Kingdom US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban public transport - Urban roads and traffic management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban flood protection - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Agartala, Aizwal, Gangtok, Kohima, and Shillong.

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The TA will be implemented over 8 months from October 2004 to April 2005. The consulting services will total 109 person-months - 14 international and 95 domestic. An international firm in association with a domestic firm will be engaged in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants. A consulting firm will be selected and engaged using the quality and cost-based selection (QCBS) method. The international consultants to be provided by the firm will likely include an urban development specialist as team leader, and municipal finance expert/financial expert/financial analyst. The domestic consultants will likely include a deputy teach leader with expertise in drainage and water supply, urban governance and institutional development specialist, water supply engineer, solid waste & drainage engineer, environmental specialists, financial analyst, transport, environmental, and public sector economists, municipal engineers and sector specialists, gender development specialist, resettlement and land acquisition specialist, legal specialist, biodiversity specialist, earthquake engineer, and public consultation cum poverty assessment specialist.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Gulfer Cezayirli
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
Mr. D.S. Poonia, Joint Secretary, MoDNER
Room no. 283-A Vigyan Bhawan Annexe Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi 110 011


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 16 Feb 2004 to 26 Feb 2004
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 27 Jul 2006
Last PDS Update 02 Dec 2015

TA 4348-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Jun 2004 30 Sep 2004 30 Sep 2004 31 May 2005 30 Sep 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 08 Jun 2004 939,488.09

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