India: Railway Sector Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 36317-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Railway Sector Improvement Project
Project Number 36317-013
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1981-IND: Railway Sector Improvement Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 212.30 million
TA 4053-IND: Management Consulting Services for Indian Railways
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Rail transport (non-urban)

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome Physical progress of ADB financed subprojects is 86.6% on a weighted average basis. All contracts awarded and construction works are ongoing. 5 out of 11 contract packages have been completed.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Mahanadi River 2nd bridge completed in July 2008. All supply of goods contracts completed. Overall physical progress of other investment subprojects is 86.6%.
Geographical Location States of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
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 Selection of consultants to be financed from the ADB loan will be in accordance with the Bank's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement Procurement to be financed from the ADB loan will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Civl works contracts over $3 million will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB), and those below $3 million will be procured through local competitive bidding. Procurement of equipment will use ICB for contracts with an estimated value of at least $500,000, international shopping for contracts with an estimated value of $100,000 -500,000, and direct purchase arrangement for contracts less than $100,000.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Markus Roesner
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railways
Mr. Dimpy Garg
dmpe@rb.railnet.gov.in
New Delhi, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 03 Mar 1998 to 18 Mar 1998
MRM 12 May 1998
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 22 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 24 Jan 2012

Loan 1981-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2002 21 Apr 2004 26 Oct 2004 30 Jun 2008 31 Dec 2011 19 Jun 2012
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 212.30 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 212.30 19 Dec 2002 201.92 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 19 Dec 2002 201.92 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - Satisfactory - - Satisfactory

TA 4053-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2002 22 May 2003 22 May 2003 30 Jun 2006 30 Nov 2010 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 19 Dec 2002 372,758.87
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - Satisfactory - - Satisfactory
Title Document Type Document Date
Railway Sector Improvement Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2002

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.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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