India: Enhancing Readiness of the Railway Sector Investment Program as a Clean Development Mechanism Project

Sovereign Project | 36330-044 Status: Active

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Project Name Enhancing Readiness of the Railway Sector Investment Program as a Clean Development Mechanism Project
Project Number 36330-044
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7828-IND: Enhancing Readiness of the Railway Sector Investment Program as a Clean Development Mechanism Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
TA 7828-IND: Enhancing Readiness of the Railway Sector Investment Program as a Clean Development Mechanism Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 100,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
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 First monitoring report on passenger data and GHG emissions submitted to MoR on 23 June 2015. A training on quantifying GHG emission reductions and preparing monitoring reports for India Railway (IR) and MOEF staff was held on 29 September 2015.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

First monitoring report on passenger data and GHG emissions submitted to MoR on 23 June 2015.

A capacity building training on NAMA and GHG reduction measures was conducted in Denmark and Switzerland for Indian Railway officials on 4-8 November 2014. The training helped officials to have a clearer understanding of NAMA and energy efficiency measures. A training for IR and MOEF staff on quantifying GHG emission reductions and preparing monitoring reports was held on 29 September 2015. Based on demand from IR, the TA consultants will provide close guidance on the preparation of the next monitoring report to be prepared by IR staff.

Potential sources of financing identified and mentioned in the chapter on Finance in the NAMA report

Final NAMA report including chapter on finance prepared and submitted to MOR and MOEF in February 2015.

Draft NAMA project report prepared and submitted to MOR and MOEF in January 2014

Geographical Location Karnataka, Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Orissa

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation A Stakeholders' Workshop was conducted on 23 May 2013 in Delhi to receive feedback from different Government and private agencies, NGO and the academia on the draft NAMA proposal.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The consultancy firm will have extensive international experience in CDM projects and must have been involved in at least five CDM projects that are currently under validation or registration under the UNFCCC. At least two of those projects must have been under the transport sector. Two international experts with a total of 7 person-months inputs and one national expert with 4 person-months inputs will be required.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Karma Yangzom
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board, Room No. 416
Rail Bhawan, New Delhi 110001
India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 15 Apr 2011
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 29 Mar 2016

TA 7828-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Jun 2011 08 Sep 2011 08 Sep 2011 31 Dec 2016 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
400,000.00 0.00 75,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 475,000.00 30 Jun 2011 353,220.96

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