India: Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3

Sovereign Project | 40648-034 Status: Active

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Project Name Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3
Project Number 40648-034
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3223-IND: Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3
Ordinary capital resources US$ 123.51 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Urban roads and traffic management

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services - Renovation and protection of cultural heritage - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

1. Increased tourist arrivals:Additional 1,000 tourist/month

2. Skilled employment received 1,800 persons, including from female-headed, poor and vulnerable households.

The Outcome Would be achieved at completion of loan.

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

Punjab:

1. Enhanced quality: 9 contract packages have been awarded and 9 under design preparation.

2. Urban Infrastructure: 2 contract packages have been awarded and 6 under design preparation.

3. Improved connectivity: 1 contract package has been awarded.

Himachal Pradesh:

1. Enhanced quality: 1 contract package has been awarded and 11 under design preparation.

2. Urban Infrastructure: 2 contract packages have been awarded and 2 under design preparation.

3. Improved connectivity: 1 contract package has been awarded.

Uttarakhand:

1. Enhanced quality: 2 packages awarded, 1 package under bidding, 1 package is at design stage, bids to be invited for 2 packages.

2. Urban Infrastructure: 2 packages awarded, 3 packages under bidding and 2 packages are at design stage

3. Improved connectivity: 2 packages awarded, 1 package is at design stage, bids to be invited for 1 package.

Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects No significant impacts are anticipated. Initial environmental examinations (IEEs) with environmental management plans (EMPs) were prepared for sample subprojects in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS), 2009. All subprojects are consistent with existing natural area management plans, where relevant, and impacts during construction and operation can be avoided and/or mitigated through measures identified in the EMPs. The IEEs will form part of the bidding and contract documents and monitored during implementation. Each state demonstrated good capacity from previous tranche implementation, and will continue to receive consultant support to ensure sufficient monitoring of environmental impacts.
Involuntary Resettlement One RP was prepared for Himachal Pradesh to address temporary livelihood impacts to 180 shop tenants and permanent impacts to 2 shop tenants currently using government-owned shops along the road right-of-way for their business. In Uttarakhand, two RPs were prepared to address temporary livelihood impacts to 213 shop tenants and 32 mobile vendors temporarily affected and permanent impacts to 5 shop owners due to works in Haridwar and and Kartikeya Swami. The RPs were prepared in consultation with the affected people and will be updated and finalized during detailed engineering design. Safeguard reporting to ADB will be done on a semi-annual basis.
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The project was designed using a participatory approach and included consultations with the communities along the various destinations. The gender and development consultant in the PMCs carried out discussions with key informants at the subproject locations including heads of panchayats (villages), management committee of the cultural and religious tourist destinations, heads of local associations, shopkeepers etc. The results were discussed with the government departments at the state consultative meetings towards selecting subprojects. These were further discussed in the national workshop with the central government wherein the subproject components were discussed for four participating states.
During Project Implementation The community participation and community mobilization NGO recruited under the project will organize and conduct workshops, focus group discussions, seminars, meetings and households surveys to promote people's participation and identify their needs, priorities and preferences through participatory approaches. Consultation and participation of local communities in the subproject areas their leaders, line agencies, and PMU representatives will be an integral part of the overall mobilization and community participation plan.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services While consultants under the existing tranches will be extended to continue services for Tranche 3, any new consultants and NGOs, if deemed required during implementation, will be recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Procurement All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Vivek Vishal
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Dept of Tourism&Civil Aviation,Gov of Himachal Pra
TOURISMSECY-HP@NIC.IN
Room No 101, Armsdale
Himachal Pradesh Secretariat
Chota Shimla - 171002 (HP), India
Dept. of Tourism, Gov't. of Punjab
GEETIKAKALHA@GMAIL.COM
Room No 514, Mini Secretariat
Government of Punjab
Chandigarh - 160009, India
Department of Tourism, Govt of Uttarakhand
RAKESHARMA00@GMAIL.COM
Department of Tourism, Secretariat
Govt of Uttarakhand
4, Subhash Road Dehradun - 248001

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 03 Nov 2014
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Mar 2016

Loan 3223-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
11 Dec 2014 28 Sep 2015 28 Oct 2015 30 Jun 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 176.45 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 123.51 11 Dec 2014 38.59 0.00 31%
Counterpart 52.94 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 11 Dec 2014 4.74 0.00 4%

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
IDIPT - Tranche 3: Chamunda Temple and Bajreshwari Temple Restoration and Nagrota Bagwan Cultural Centre Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2016
IDIPT - Tranche 3: Conserving Prominent Temple Precincts and Upgrading Urban Infrastructure for Tourism in Dharamshala and Mcleodganj Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2016
IDIPT - Tranche 3: Eco-Tourism Park at Naldehra, Shimla Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2016
IDIPT - Tranche 3: Almora Fort Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports May 2016
IDIPT - Tranche 3: Rudraprayag, Chamoli, and Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports May 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Pithoragarh Fort Phase II Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports May 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3): Pithoragarh Fort (Phase II) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Quila Mubarak and Nabha Forts, Patiala Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Eco-Tourism Development of Wildlife Zoo, Chhat - Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Gobindgarh Fort Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Kapurthala Darbar Hall Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Ropar and Harike Wetlands Resettlement Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Aam Khas Bagh Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Last Mile Connectivity-Rambagh Palace Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Chamkaur Sahib Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Town Hall Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Last Mile Connectivity Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Mar 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Champawat Fort Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Feb 2016
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Badagran (near Manali) Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Dec 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Mandi Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Dec 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Shimla Mall Road Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Dec 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Resettlement Due Diligence Report for Nainital Subproject Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Nov 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranches 2 and 3: Semiannual Social Safeguard Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Conservation of Cultural Heritage and Urban Placemaking in Nainital: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2015
IDIPT (Tranche 3), Uttarakhand - Development of Tourism Infrastructure in Kartikeya Swami Circuit (Kartikeya Swami Temple): Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Restoration of Shimla Mall Road Extension - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Upgrading the Historic Urban Precincts and Creating a Heritage Circuit, Jwalaji Town Kangra - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Restoration, Adaptive Reuse & Revitalization of Champawat Fort - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2015
IDIPT (Tranche 3) - Uttarakhand - Development of Tourism Infrastructure in Kartikeya Swami (Lot 1, Tungeshwar and Durgadhar Temple): Updated Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Development of Tourism Safety and Management System: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3): Restoration, Adaptive Reuse, and Revitalization of Almora Fort Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Providing Tourist Infrastructure in Sem Mukhem (Tehri) Subproject - Due Diligence Report Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Kartikeya Swami Circuit Lot-1 Updated Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jun 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3): Development of Tourism Infrastructure in Sem Mukhem (Tehri) subproject Initial Environmental Examination May 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: Creation of Pedestrian Route for Pilgrims and Tourists in Haridwar Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination May 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3: State of Himachal Pradesh - Upgrading the Historic Urban Precincts Creating a Heritage Circuit, Jwalaji Town Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jan 2015
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Uttarakhand - Restoration, Adaptive Reuse, and Revitalization of Champawat Fort: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Establishment of Tourism Facilities and Infrastructure for Showcasing Sikh Culture: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
IDIPT (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Conservation and Adaptive Reuse of Town Hall, Ram Bagh Gate, and Ram Bagh Palace and Conservation of Buildings with Heritage Significance along Heritage Walk, Amritsar: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Conservation and Adaptive Reuse of Colonial Heritage in Kapurthala: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - State of Himachal Pradesh – Upgrading the Historic Urban Precincts and Creating a Heritage Circuit, Jwalaji Town, Kangra: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Uttarakhand - Creation of Pedestrian Route for Pilgrims and Tourists in Haridwar: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - State-wide Tourism Centres, Interpretation Centres and Signage: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Imperial Highway Heritage Conservation and Visitor Facility Development at Western Circuit: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Last Mile Connectivity to Cultural Sites in Western Circuits: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Uttarakhand - Development of Tourism Infrastructure in Kartikeya Swami: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Eco-tourism Development at Ropar and Harike Wetlands: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - State of Uttarakhand – Creation of Pedestrian Route for Pilgrims and Tourists in Haridwar: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Imperial Highway Heritage Conservation and Visitor Facility Development at Eastern Circuit: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab Patiala Tourism Destination Development Projects: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Conservation of Churches in the Heritage Zone in Shimla: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Uttarakhand - Conservation of Cultural Heritage and Urban Placemaking in Nainital: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Conservation and Adaptive Refuse at Gobindgargh Fort: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - State of Himachal Pradesh - Upgrading the Historic Urban Precincts Creating a Heritage Circuit, Jwalaji Town: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Uttarakhand - Restoration, Adaptive Reuse, and Revitalization of Almora Fort: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - State Level Community Art and Craft Centres: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab - Heritage Conservation and Tourism Development in Gurdaspur District: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - State of Uttarakhand – Development of Tourism Infrastructure in Kartikeya Swami Circuit: Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Oct 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - State of Himachal Pradesh – Tourist Cultural Centre at Shimla: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - Punjab Subproject 5 - Eco-Tourism Development of Wildlife Zoo: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - State of Himachal Pradesh – Creation of Centre for Traditional Arts and Crafts at Badagran near Manali: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2014
Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism (Tranche 3) - State of Himachal Pradesh – Restoration of Shimla Mall Road Extension: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Sep 2014

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