Nepal: Capacity Building in Road Feasibility Study and Construction and Contract Management (piggy-backed to Grant 37266-03)

Sovereign Project | 37266-022 Status: Closed

Summary

The TA will train officials of the Department of Roads (DOR) by using one of non-sample roads as a pilot case, and develop a road feasibility studies toolkit in line with ADB's guidelines and with modifications suitable to Nepal conditions. The toolkit will supplement the PWD and help the Government prepare road development master plan. Strengthened capacity of local contractors and consulting services will contribute to private sector development in the road sector.

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Project Name Capacity Building in Road Feasibility Study and Construction and Contract Management (piggy-backed to Grant 37266-03)
Project Number 37266-022
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4825-NEP: Capacity Building in Road Feasibility Study and Construction and Contract Management (piggy-backed to Grant 37266-03)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 300,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The TA will train officials of the Department of Roads (DOR) by using one of non-sample roads as a pilot case, and develop a road feasibility studies toolkit in line with ADB's guidelines and with modifications suitable to Nepal conditions. The toolkit will supplement the PWD and help the Government prepare road development master plan. Strengthened capacity of local contractors and consulting services will contribute to private sector development in the road sector.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy To strengthen the EA's capacity in developing project proposals aiming at poverty reduction and economic growth.
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Kathmandu

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 consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's The Use of Consultants by Asian Development Bank and its Borrowers.

The TA will be carried out by individual consultants: (i) about 3 person-months each of international input for transport economics and social resettlement; (ii) 2 person-months for FIDIC applications and quality assurance system (QAS); and (iii) 2 person-months of domestic inputs for environmental assessment.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Amulya. Shrestha
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Department of Roads
Mr. Dinker Sharma, Project Director, ADB Project Directorate
pdadb@wlink.com.np
Department of Roads

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2006
Fact Finding 08 Aug 2005 to 22 Aug 2005
MRM -
Approval 10 Aug 2006
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Aug 2007
Last PDS Update 13 Jul 2010

TA 4825-NEP

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Aug 2006 07 Dec 2006 07 Dec 2006 31 Dec 2012 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
300,000.00 0.00 51,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 351,000.00 10 Aug 2006 293,006.62

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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
Proposed Road Connectivity Sector I Project Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Mar 2006

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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