India: MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Subproject 2)

Sovereign Project | 38255-033

Summary

Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program -Project 2 will help the State of Uttarakhand to (i) improve a sub-network of roads totaling about 898 kilometers; (ii) undertake business process re-engineering of Public Works Department (PWD); and (iii) increase PWD staff's asset management skills.

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Project Name MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Subproject 2)
Project Number 38255-033
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2458-IND: MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Project 2) [formerly Uttaranchal State-Road Investment Program (Subproject 2)]
Ordinary capital resources US$ 140.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program -Project 2 will help the State of Uttarakhand to (i) improve a sub-network of roads totaling about 898 kilometers; (ii) undertake business process re-engineering of Public Works Department (PWD); and (iii) increase PWD staff's asset management skills.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Increased efficiency, safety, comfort and reliability of inter-state and intra-state transport services and low road maintenance costs in Uttarakhand State .
Impact Increased economic growth and reduced poverty in Uttarakhand.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

1. Increased efficiency of inter- and intrastate transport services;

2. Enhanced sustainability of road network in good condition;

3. Increased operational transparency and governance of PWD;

4. National road development programs synergized.

Progress Toward Outcome Project outcomes and full benefits would be realized upon the completion of the projects under the MFF.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. Paved, repaired, or rehabilitated state roads

2. Staff with improved skills and revised operating procedures

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

(A) Civil Works:

The civil works for improvement and strengthening of roads with a total length of 898 km were awarded under 20 contract packages. As on 1 January 2015, 18 civil works contracts have been completed and remaining 2 contracts are expected to be completed by 31 March 2015.

(B) Infrastructure Management Component:

Infrastructure Management Consultant (IMC) engaged under the Project, to assist PWD in the implementation of this component has already completed its services. IMC has assisted PWD in the areas of (i) planning, and management information and project management system (MIPMS); (ii) road maintenance; and (iii) human resources strategy and training. IMC has also worked with PWD on a strategic plan for the rehabilitation and maintenance of PWD roads through area based maintenance contracts.

Geographical Location State of Uttarakhand, India
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects The implementation of environmental management plans is being monitored by supervision consultants and PWD of Uttarakhand has been submitting environmental monitoring reports
Involuntary Resettlement The resettlement activities have been undertaken in accordance with the resettlement plans and have been completed
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The stakeholders including local governments and communities have been consulted during design stage.
During Project Implementation The stakeholders including local governments and communities have been consulted during implementation stage.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Consultants for construction supervision ,Infrastructure Management Component and program support consultancy have been recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement Procurement under the Project has been carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. All civil works contracts have been procured under national competitive bidding (NCB) procedures and post-qualification method.
Responsible ADB Officer Anil Kumar Motwani
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Public Works Department of UttarakhandMr. G.S. BansalGovt. of Uttarakhand, Dehradun
Timetable
Concept Clearance 23 Nov 2005
Fact Finding -
MRM 05 Mar 2008
Approval 22 Oct 2008
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 06 Apr 2009
Last PDS Update 09 Mar 2015

Loan 2458-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Oct 2008 10 Feb 2009 22 Apr 2009 31 Mar 2013 31 Mar 2015 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 200.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 140.00 22 Oct 2008 107.96 0.00 100%
Counterpart 60.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 22 Oct 2008 106.24 0.00 98%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - Satisfactory

Safeguard Documents

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Title Document Type Document Date
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program - Subproject 2: Environmental Monitoring Report (April 2013 - March 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2014
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Project 2): Environmental Monitoring Report (April 2012 - March 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Project 2): Reporting Period: April 2011-March 2012 Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2012
Uttarakhand State Roads Investment Program - Project 2: External Monitoring Report of Short Resettlement Plans Implementation Social Monitoring Reports Jul 2012
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): March 2009 - March 2010 Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2010
Uttarakhand State Roads Investment Program (Project 2) Summary Initial Environmental Examination May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Pokhri-Karanprayag Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Chamba-Mussoorie Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Kirti Nagar-Sorakhal Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Pratap Nagar-New Tehri Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Chamoli-Sartoli Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Malla-Talla Nathuakhan Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Chamoli-Guptkashi Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): New Tehri-Ghanshali-Tilwara Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Chhatiyara-Kepars Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Pangot-Bagartalla Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008
Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Subproject 2): Kirti Nagar-New Tehri Road Subproject Resettlement Plans May 2008

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