India: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3

Sovereign Project | 41116-043 Status: Active

Summary

ADB is helping India improve the delivery of basic services in the state of Jammu and Kashmir to help sustain economic growth in the region. Project 3 under the investment program will mainly cover investments in water supply, drainage, and urban transport. It will also enhance the institutional capacity of the Srinagar and Jammu Municipal Corporations.

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Project Name Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3
Project Number 41116-043
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3132-IND: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3
Ordinary capital resources US$ 60.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description Project 3 under the investment program will mainly cover investments in water supply, drainage, and urban transport, which are essential to meet the overall objectives of the investment program.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy According to 2011 Census of India, out of estimated 2.4 million people living the ciites of Srinagar and Jammu, only 34.7% is estimated to have access to safe or treated drinking water. Srinagar and Jammu lack piped systems for sewerage collection and require more treatment capacity. 2011 Census shous that 52% households have latrines, 24% connect directly to the drains, and 17% still defecate in open. Annual average water logging or flooding experienced in the city centers of both cities is as frequent as 2 hours for 30 days in Srinagar and 2.2 hours for 10 days in Jammu. Though 74% of the solid waste is currently collected in Srinagar and 100% in Jammu most hous houses in the congested parts of Jammu and Srinagar still discharge their wastes into open surface drains endagenring public health and ater qualitiy in local streams, rivers, and lakes. Government of Jammu and Kashmir is currently implementing the Jammu and Kashmir URban Sector Development Investment program in order to address these deficiencies. The investment program aims to foster economic growth in the state of Jammu and Kashmir through expansion of basic urban infrastructure in Jammu aand Srinagar.
Impact improved living environment in Srinagar and Jammu.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome improved urban services in Jammu and Srinagar.
Progress Toward Outcome Procurement of works and some construction activities are ongoing.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Improved water supply infrastructure.

Improved urban transport infrastructure.

Improved drainage infrastructure.

Institutional capacity of the Srinagar and Jammu Municipal Corporations improved.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) 7 contracts have been awarded and works are under implementation.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Project 3 is classified as category B for environmental safeguards. Five IEEs were prepared and disclosed on ADB's website in accrodance with the Environmental Assessement and Review Framework and Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS, 2009). No significant environmental impacts are anticipated. Project locations are outside sensitive areas and impacts during construction and operation can be avoided and/or mitigated through measures outlined in the Environmental Management Plans which will form part of the civil works contracts.
Involuntary Resettlement Project 2 is classified as category B for involuntary resettlement. Limited resettlement impact are envisioned as part of three subprojects, namely Jammu water supply, Jammu parking facility, and Srinagar drainage. Resettlment impacts from the Jammu water supply subproject are limited to potential temporary loss of income resulting from access disruptions during construction practices and implementation of the environmental management plan to maintain access to businesses. Impacts from the Jammu parking facility subproject are limited to relocation of one squatter business (tea stall), and impacts from the Srinagar draiange subproject include 0.2 hectare of private land acquisition belonging to three households (22 affected persons). The land is vacan with no structures or use. Three resettlement plans were prepared in accordance with the Resettlement Framework and ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (2009), and already reviewed, cleared and disclosed by ADB.
Indigenous Peoples Project 3 is classified as category C for Indigenous Peoples.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design During Tranche 3 preparation, discussion sessions, interviews and small group meetings were conducted with the project communities with the objective of ascertaining needs and demands from the project, an estimate of losses, if any, that they might suffer and steps to mitigate impacts. These interviews, group meetings were held in groups comprising of men, women, and poor households to ensure a comprehensive perspective on the project as well as its impacts. The key benefits of the program, according to the stakeholders, are: (i) improved cleanliness, hygiene, and reduction in waterborne diseases; (ii) improved health from improved water services particularly for women; (iii) less likelihood of flooding/water logging; and (iv) improved living conditions and a healthier living environment. A stakeholder communication strategy, Gender Action Plan and Consultation and Participation Plan were prepared to ensure the participation of the community (including women) in program planning and implementation.
During Project Implementation

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Consulting Services

Project Management Consultants (PMCs) recruited under Project 2, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and following its quality-and-cost based selection procedure (a total input of 400 person-months: 10 person-months international, 390 person-months national), will cover for Project 3 to assist the PMU and the PIUs established in Jammu and Srinagar to strengthen their project management and implementation capability. PMC will assist PMU and the PIUs in all project management activities including project formulation, management, monitoring and evaluation, social and environmental management aspects, appraisal of subprojects, review of engineering designs, procurement, implementation support, community awareness, quality monitoring, report preparation, establishment and updating of project performance monitoring system, etc.

Design and Supervision Consultants (DSCs) currently engaged under Project 1 and to be recruited under Project 2 may continue to provide services for Project 3. An additional 1,521 person-months in total is required for these two consulting packages, which will be provided under Project 2.

Procurement All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time). PMU will prepare standard bidding documents for each type of national competitive bidding and submit to ADB for no objection, which will be used throughout Project implementation period. The procurement plan will be updated by ERA for approval by ADB at least once a year (more frequently if necessary) and will cover the next 18 months of procurement activity.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Atsushi Kaneko
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Economic Reconstruction Agency of Jammu & Kashmir State
New Secretariat, Room No. 528
Srinagar
Kashmir 190009

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 11 Apr 2014
Approval 18 Jun 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 11 Mar 2016

Loan 3132-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
18 Jun 2014 30 Dec 2014 29 Jan 2015 31 Mar 2017 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 94.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 60.00 18 Jun 2014 56.45 0.00 94%
Counterpart 34.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 18 Jun 2014 18.80 0.00 31%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - -

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
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Semiannual Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2016
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Semiannual Environmental Monitoring Report (January-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2016
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranches 1-3: Social Monitoring Report (August 2015-February 2016) Social Monitoring Reports Mar 2016
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Projects 1-3: Social Monitoring Report (February-July 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Nov 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Projects 1-3: Social Monitoring Report (August 2014-February 2015) Social Monitoring Reports Mar 2015
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Revised Initial Environmental Examination for the Urban Transport Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Rehabilitation of Water Supply Network (Zone 2, 3, 4 and 5 in Jammu) and Up-gradation of Water Supply Network for Reduction of Non-Revenue Water for Zone I (Revised) Resettlement Plans Apr 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Rehabilitation of Water Supply Network (Zone 2, 3, 4 and 5 in Jammu) and Up-gradation of Water Supply Network for Reduction of Non-Revenue Water for Zone - I (Old Jammu) Resettlement Plans Apr 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Rehabilitation of Water Supply Network (Zone 2, 3, 4 and 5 in Jammu) and Up-gradation of Water Supply Network for Reduction of Non-Revenue Water for Zone I (Old Jammu) Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Urban Transport Subproject Updated Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Updated Resettlement Plan - Rehabilitation within Zone 2, 3, 4 and 5 in Jammu and Up-gradation of Water Supply Network for Zone - I Resettlement Plans Apr 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Urban Transport Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Apr 2014
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Resettlement Plan for Multi Level Parking Facility at Super Bazaar, Jammu Resettlement Plans Oct 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Construction of Surface Water Drains in the Adjoining Areas of NH-Bypass in Srinagar Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Initial Environmental Examination for Multi Level Parking Facility at Super Bazaar, Jammu Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Doodhganga to Kralpora Water Treatment Plant Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2013
Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche III: Construction of Storm Water Drains in the Adjoining Areas of NH Bypass in Srinagar City Resettlement Plans Oct 2013

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