India: MFF - National Capital Region Urban Infrastructure Financing Facility (Facility Concept)

Sovereign Project | 41598-013 Status: Active


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Project Name MFF - National Capital Region Urban Infrastructure Financing Facility (Facility Concept)
Project Number 41598-013
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept 0044-IND: MFF - National Capital Region Urban Infrastructure Financing Facility (Facility Concept)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 150.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Multisector - Multisector

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location The National Capital Region and Counter Magnet Areas.

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The Facility's safeguard categories for environment, involuntary resettlement, and indigenous peoples are category FI. Due diligence and review show that there are no anticipated significant adverse environmental impacts. Limited negative impacts during construction can readily be mitigated. There are significant positive environmental and public health benefits from subprojects. A subproject selection criteria ensures that involuntary resettlement impacts will be avoided or minimized hence anticipated impacts are limited. There are no anticipated impacts on indigenous peoples. Environmental impacts during design and construction stages are readily addressed through mitigation measures. An Environmental and Social Management System (ESMS) is in place and an ESMS document has been prepared, which clarifies NCRPB's environmental and social policies; and safeguards screening, categorization, and review procedures. The ESMS document also sets out a plan to strengthen the environment and social organization structure and staffing; and performance monitoring and reporting procedures. The ESMS includes further development of institutional capacity within NCRPB to manage environmental and social issues. Disclosure of subproject safeguards documents are further described in the ESMS.
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Wide range of consultations were held with the MOUD, NCRPB, the officials and elected representatives of member states of NCR (Delhi, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, and UP), private sector representatives, nongovernment organizations, and inhabitants of NCR including slum dwellers. A socio-economic survey was conducted with a sample size of 1500 households (318 households were from slums). Sample households have been drawn from the three towns of Gaziabad, Panipat and Hapur.
During Project Implementation Borrower and the sub-borrowers will conduct consultations with stakeholders during subproject development and implementation. The objectives of such consultations are to (i) engage stakeholders in priorities and program design (i.e., goals, objectives, activities, etc.), and (ii) provide stakeholders with opportunities to assess the subproject. Subproject consultations on program design and implementation involving stakeholders including government, NGOs, civil society organizations, and affected communities. These consultations occur on a formal and informal basis and may involve (i) pre-design consultations to ensure that the program reflects priorities, needs, experiences, and lessons learned of stakeholders; and (ii) consultations with target groups/beneficiaries as part of program design and implementation.

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Consulting Services

All consulting services to financed under the Facility will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

A project management consultant firm will be engaged following ADB's quality- and cost-based selection procedures (326 person-months). In addition, 140 person-months of individual consultants will be hired on an as-needed basis for, among other things, internal audit (explained in more detail in the facility administration manual).

Procurement All goods and works to be financed under the Facility will be procured in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time) that are applicable to this Facility in accordance with established private sector or commercial practices, which are acceptable to ADB. NCRPB will cause each sub-borrower to adopt, to the extent possible, international competitive bidding procedures when the amount of the investment is usually large and economy and efficiency can be gained by following such procedures.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Norio Saito
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
National Capital Region Planning Board
Core-IV B, First Floor,
India Habitat Centre
Lodhi Road, New Delhi-110003


Concept Clearance 07 Jan 2010
Fact Finding 02 Mar 2010 to 18 Mar 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 11 Jan 2008
Last PDS Update 28 Feb 2011

MFF Facility Concept 0044-IND

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 200.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 150.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 50.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

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