India: North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program, Tranche 1

Sovereign Project | 35290-023 Status: Active

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Project Name North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program, Tranche 1
Project Number 35290-023
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2528-IND: North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program, Tranche 1
Ordinary capital resources US$ 25.54 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

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

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Overall physical progress of subprojects under this Project are as follows: Agartala 100%, Aizawl 100%, Shillong 50%, Kohima 97%, and Gangtok 95%.

Water supply: All ten packages for water supply improvements in Agartala, Aizawl, Gangtok and Kohima have been completed. In Gangtok, except for household connection and metering, all water supply works in areas covered have been completed. In Kohima's 17 water supply reservoirs, all works and the commissioning of water the treatment plant have been completed in 2015.

Solid waste management: Construction of solid waste management centers (SWM) in Kohima and upgrading of SWM centers in Shillong are ongoing and physical progress are 97% and 50% respectively. Though an improvement has been observed, careful monitoring and strict supervision of contractors performance are being done in both towns.

Original closing date of this project will be on 30 April 2016. A 14 month extension of the loan closing date is planned to: (i) complete the 50% balance of the landfill works in Shillong; (ii) support initial O&M costs for new landfill-compost facility in Kohima, and (iii) continue DSMCs' supervision of ongoing works and finance their extensions.

Project management: Project has six ongoing management-related consulting firms: 5 Design, Supervision and Management Consultants (one in each state) and 1 Program Management and Coordination Consultants centrally.

Institutional development: Institutional development in all 5 SIPMUI's are ongoing. Some additional support, in the form of individual consultancies, have been engaged to assist the completion of a few activities in Shillong.

A midterm review mission held in Jun 2012 reviewed the project design and updated the project's design, impact, outcome and outputs and identified that there is no change needed in project design: that (i) 373,720 population in Agartala, Aizawl, Gangtok, and Kohima will benefit from improved water supply systems, (ii) 430,080 population in Kohima and Shillong will benefit from SWM, and (iii) 719,028 population in Agartala and Shillong will benefit from strengthened institutional capacity of the cities.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Water Supply:

Agartala: All 22 tube wells replaced.

Aizawl: All 7 reservoirs completed and commissioned; 2 chlorinators and 15,000 household meters were installed.

Gangtok: 44.84 kms Secondary pipelines constructed; 1 reservoirs constructed; 1.7 kms Primary mains completed.

Kohima: 7 MLD capacity of existing water treatment plant refurbished; 17 RCC ground level water tanks replaced; 2 chlorinators were installed.

Solid Waste Management:

Kohima: 50 tpd compost plant developed; sanitary landfill site developed; garage/transfer station and approach road completed and strengthening of retaining walls is ongoing. Physical progress is about 97%.

Shillong: Short-term sanitary landfill and transfer station physical progress is about 50%. The remaining 50% balance of the landfill works is scheduled to be completed within the planned 14 month extension of the loan closing date.

Reform Agenda - Ongoing. Action plans have been developed and are being implemented.

Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Detailed review of safeguards compliance was carried out and found Tranche 1 subprojects to be substantially compliant.
Involuntary Resettlement Detailed review of safeguards compliance was carried out and found Tranche 1 subprojects to be substantially compliant.
Indigenous Peoples Detailed review of safeguards compliance was carried out and found Tranche 1 subprojects to be substantially compliant.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation A special loan administration mission was conducted from 7-10 March 2011 in Shillong, Meghalaya to meet with NGOs and other stakeholders.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

Consultants will be hired by each of the five SIPMIUs to support design, construction supervision, and management, and institutional development activities. The need for consulting services is expected to decline gradually during implementation as the SIPMIUs and SEAs increase their capacity, and will be reviewed after the first two tranches are completed.

MOUD will also be supported by a program management and monitoring consultant, who will (i) assist program coordination by monitoring and reporting regularly on progress, identifying implementation bottlenecks, and recommending corrective actions; (ii) review the subproject appraisal reports prepared by the SIPMIUs and support the preparation of PFRs for submission; (iii) support capacity-building activities; and (iv) draft an urban reform action and monitoring plan.

Agencies or institutions, including established registered nongovernment organizations (NGOs), will also be hired for participatory planning, community awareness activities, and surveys, among others. All consultants and NGOs will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

Procurement All goods and services under NERCCDIP will be procured according to ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). Civil works contracts estimated at $5.0 million or more, and supply contracts valued at $1.0 million or higher, will undergo international competitive bidding. Civil works and supply contracts costing less than those amounts will be procured through national competitive bidding. Goods below $100,000 in value will be procured through shopping. The feasibility of community contracting will be examined individually for low-cost sanitation and other community works not exceeding $100,000 in value.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ron Slangen
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Dept
Mr. Valbuanga
PDAIZAWL07@YAHOO.COM
Chief Engineer's Office Building (Top Floor)
Khatla, Aizawl-796001, India
Urban Affairs
Mr. Bishwajit Dutta
B_DUTTA59@YAHOO.CO.IN
Raitong Building Secretariat Hill
Shillong-793 001, India
Urban Development and Housing Department
Mr. J.D. Bhutia
ADBGANGTOK@GMAIL.COM
Govt. of Sikkim, NH 31A
Gangtok-797101, India
Urban Development Department
Mr. K. Haralu
SIPMIUKOHIMA@GMAIL.COM
Office of the Commissioner & Secretary, UDD, Secretariat Complex
Kohima-797001, India
Urban Development Department
Mr. R.K. Majumder
DIRECTORURBANTRIPURA@GMAILCOM
Government of Tripura Office Lane, Milan, Bharati
Agartala - 797001, India
Ministry of Urban Development
Mr. A. Joshi
Nirman Bhawan
New Delhi 110 011
India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 02 Nov 2005
Fact Finding -
MRM 06 Mar 2007
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 29 Apr 2009
Last PDS Update 04 Mar 2016

Loan 2528-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
01 Jul 2009 04 Aug 2009 19 Nov 2009 30 Apr 2016 30 Jun 2017 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 25.54 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 25.54 01 Jul 2009 24.25 0.00 95%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 01 Jul 2009 20.23 0.00 79%
Title Document Type Document Date
Amendment to the Loan Agreement for North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Project 1 between ADB and India (3 Dec 2009) Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Dec 2009
Project Agreement for North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and Ministry of Urban Development, State of Nagaland Project/Program Agreement Aug 2009
Project Agreement for North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and Ministry of Urban Development State of Sikkim Project/Program Agreement Aug 2009
Loan Agreement for North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and India dated 4 August 2009 Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Aug 2009
Project Agreement for North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and Ministry of Urban Development, State of Tripura Project/Program Agreement Aug 2009
Project Agreement for North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and Ministry of Urban Development, State of Meghalaya Project/Program Agreement Aug 2009
Project Agreement for North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and Ministry of Urban Development, State of Mizoram Project/Program Agreement Aug 2009

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
NERCCDIP - Tranches 1-2: Consolidated Semiannual Report on Social Safeguard and Gender Action Plan for Agartala, Aizawl, Gangtok, Kohima, Shillong (July-December 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2016
NERCCDIP - Tranche 1: Semiannual Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2016
NERCCDIP - Tranche 1: Gangtok Water Supply Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2015
NERCCDIP - Tranches 1-3: Semiannual Report on Social Safeguard and Gender Action Plan for Agartala (January-June 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
NERCCDIP- Tranche 1: Shillong Solid Waste Management Subproject Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
NERCCDIP - Tranche 1: Kohima, Nagaland Environmental Monitoring Report Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
NERCCDIP - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2: Social Monitoring Report for Kohima, Nagaland (January-June 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report for Kohima (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2015
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2: Social Monitoring Report for Shilllong, Meghalaya (July-December 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2015
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2: Semi-Annual Report on Social Safeguard and Gender Action Plan for Agartala, Tripura (July-December 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2015
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2: Social Monitoring Report for Kohima, Nagaland (July-December 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2015
North-Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1: Shillong Solid Waste Management Subproject Semiannual Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report for Kohima (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2: Social Monitoring Report for Kohima (January-June 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 2: Social Monitoring Report for Agartala (January-June 2014) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report for Agartala (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1: Environmental Monitoring Report for Shillong (January-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Gangtok (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Feb 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Semi Annual Report on Social Safeguard and Gender Action Plan for Agartala, Tripura (July-December 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1: Gangtok, Sikkim State Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Kohima, Nagaland State Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Kohima (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Shillong (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Environmental Monitoring Report for Aizawl (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Agartala (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Aizawl, Mizoram State Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2014
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Shillong, Meghalaya Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program, Tranche 1: Kohima Solid Waste Management Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Kohima, Nagaland State Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Sep 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Aizawl, Mizoram State Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Aug 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Semi Annual Report on Social Safeguard and Gender Action Plan for Agartala, Tripura (January-June 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Kohima (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Shillong, Meghalaya Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Environmental Monitoring Report for Aizawl (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and 2: Gangtok, Sikkim State Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (January-June 2013) Social Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Gangtok (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Shillong (June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program (Tranche 1): Environmental Monitoring Report for Agartala (January-June 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
North Eastern Region Urban Development Program: Environmental Monitoring Reports for Mizoram, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura (2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program, Tranche 1: Semi-Annual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
North Eastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Construction of Water Storage Tanks in Greater Aizawl: Environmental Monitoring Report (2011) Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2011
Northeastern Region Capital Cities Development Investment Program: Construction of Water Storage Tanks in Greater Aizawl Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2010

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