India: Addressing Social and Health Issues Associated with Road Improvement in Selected North Eastern States (Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland

Sovereign Project | 37143-032



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Project Name Addressing Social and Health Issues Associated with Road Improvement in Selected North Eastern States (Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland
Project Number 37143-032
Country India
Project Status Dropped / Terminated
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Health - Disease control of communicable disease - Health sector development and reform

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description tbd
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy ADB's commitment to a multi-sector and gender-responsive approach to HIV interventions-embedded in the Strategic Directions Paper-has been further reiterated in the Joint Initiative by Development Agencies for the Infrastructure Sectors to Mitigate the Spread of HIV/AIDS signed by the ADB and other development partners in 2006. Most recently, the long-term strategic framework of the ADB (2008) reiterates the bank's commitment to the mitigation of the HIV risks and impacts in its protfolio by continuing to incorporate activities to control transmission and spread of communicable diseases particularly HIV, in its transport and infrastructure projects.
Impact The proposed impact of the TA will be to attempt to reduce the incidence of STI/HIV among construction workers, sex workers and migrant workers in the project area and address some of the factors that contribute to their vulnerability.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Its expected outcome will be expanded networks and stronger service delivery capabilities for HIV prevention in five selected North East States (Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland) through public-private partnership. The TA will complement the existing effort of NACO in the North East.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs tbd
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location North East States (Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur and Nagaland).
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 National AIDS Council Organization (NACO) will be the Executing Agency for the TA. The NACO Regional Office -through the UNAIDS Secretariat in New Delhi and other partners - will be engaged as implementing agency (IA) to undertake the consulting services under this project, based on direct selection procedure, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).

The TA will be implemented over 36 months, commencing in September 2009 with completion date 3 years later in 2012. Consultants' inputs will amount to: 39 months for national experts, 9 months for national research institute, 12 months for national training institute; and 30-months/each for service delivery NGOs.

Responsible ADB Officer Francesco A. Tornieri
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
National AIDS Control Organization
Ministry of Health & Family Welfare
Government of India, 9th Floor Chandralok Building, 36, Janpath New Delhi 110001, India
Concept Clearance 04 Oct 2007
Fact Finding 02 Jul 2007 to 10 Jul 2007
Approval 10 Dec 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Jul 2009
Last PDS Update 21 Jul 2009

TA 7476-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2009 - - 31 Jan 2013 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 295,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 295,000.00 10 Dec 2009 0.00

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