The Project was primarily designed to rehabilitate infrastructure facilities which have deteriorated or been damaged over the last 15 years. The Project will rehabilitate and upgrade (i) water supply facilites in Jammu and Srinagar to meet minimum Indian standards of 135 liter per capita per day, (ii) sewerage in the high density areas of the cities, (iii) drainage facilties many of which are damaged and are threatening bank stability, (iv) solid waste facilites which are being poorlky operated due to a lack of equipment, skills and funds, (v) bridges and roads that have deterioreated due to 15 years of neglect and lack of funds, and (vi) provide capacity building of State line agencies to provide management and project implementation support, together with capacity building training to staff of executing and implementing agencies.
|Project Name||Multi-sector Project for Infrastructure Rehabilitation in Jammu and Kashmir|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport / Road transport (non-urban)
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban flood protection - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
The Project was primarily designed to rehabilitate infrastructure facilities which have deteriorated or been damaged over the last 15 years. The Project will rehabilitate and upgrade (i) water supply facilites in Jammu and Srinagar to meet minimum Indian standards of 135 liter per capita per day, (ii) sewerage in the high density areas of the cities, (iii) drainage facilties many of which are damaged and are threatening bank stability, (iv) solid waste facilites which are being poorlky operated due to a lack of equipment, skills and funds, (v) bridges and roads that have deterioreated due to 15 years of neglect and lack of funds, and (vi) provide capacity building of State line agencies to provide management and project implementation support, together with capacity building training to staff of executing and implementing agencies. The Project will benefit about 3 million people, espescially the 600,000 migrants (400,00 in Jammu, 200,000 in Srinagar from the high risk areas, most of who do not have access to basic services.
The Project focuses on rehabilitation only to maximize the use of existing facilties, but not actual expansion. The expansion would be carried out under the proposed follow on urban and road sector projects.
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
The Government's macro economic objective is to continue to strengthen stability and security in the State through economic development and improved basic services. The ongoing 11th 5 year plan of the Government and the State are providing the impetus for the Project.
The Project was listed in ADB's Country Assistance Plan 2003-04. The Project is the initial part of the State's $2 billion 20 year road map to improve basic urban services in Srinagar, Jammu and major district towns. The follow on urban sector development investment program for $300 million loan was approved in May 2007. The loan for the Project 1 under the Investment Program was declared effective as of 25 March 2008.
|Description of Outcome||
Access to safe drinking water
Access to drainage
Local communities being served by all weather roads
|Progress Toward Outcome||People in Jammu and Srinagar benefited with improved access to safe drinking water and drainage|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Construction/rehabilitation water supply network
Augment water supply by source improvement and reducing system losses
Rehabilitation of Drains
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Water Supply - 423 km of pipeline laid. Works completed
Augmentation water supply - 135,000 cum/day augmented
Drains - 95 km constructed
Road Improvements - 572 km constructed, 23 bridges constructed
|Geographical Location||Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Consulting Services||Consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for engaging domestic consultants.|
|Procurement||Procurement will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement following international and local competitive bidding procedures acceptable to ADB. Civil works contracts over $10 million will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB) procedures, and those estimated to cost $10 million or less will be procured through local competitive bidding (LCB) procedures acceptable to ADB. Procurement of civil works for small bridges not exceeding $0.5 million will be entrusted to a state-owned construction company on a force account basis. Goods and related services estimated to cost $500,000 or more will be procured through ICB; those estimated to cost between $100,000 and $500,000, through LCB; and those estimated to cost less than $100,000, through International Shopping (IS) procedures. For small, specialized equipment and materials contracts and civil works contracts with value less than $100,000, direct procurement procedures acceptable to ADB will be used.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Dasgupta, Saugata|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Economic Reconstruction Agency of Jammu & Kashmir State
Mr. B.B Vyas
J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency, Hotel Tramboo Continental, Dalgate, Srinagar
|Concept Clearance||12 Apr 2004|
|Fact Finding||21 Jul 2004 to 10 Aug 2004|
|MRM||23 Sep 2004|
|Approval||21 Dec 2004|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||14 Nov 2006|
|Last PDS Update||26 Mar 2014|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|21 Dec 2004||17 Mar 2005||13 May 2005||31 Dec 2009||30 Sep 2013||16 Apr 2014|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||358.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||250.00||21 Dec 2004||250.00||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||21 Dec 2004||250.00||0.00||100%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|India: Multisector Project for Infrastructure Rehabilitation in Jammu and Kashmir||Validations of Project Completion Reports||Sep 2017|
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