India: Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project

Sovereign Project | 41603-012 Status: Closed

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Project Name Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project
Project Number 41603-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7106-IND: Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bihar, India

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The proposed PPTA will be implemented over a period of 15 months, from August 2008 to October 2009. In conducting the above-described activities, the proposed PPTA will engage international [total 8 person-months (pm)] and national (total 69 pm) consultants on an individual basis in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time).

A water sector specialist (5 pm) and PPP transaction expert (3 pm) will be engaged as international consultants. The national individual consultants will include: project management specialist / team leader (13 pm), institutional specialist (5 pm), water supply specialist (6 pm), sewerage specialist (6 pm), procurement specialist (5 pm), financial management and accounting specialist (5 pm), project economist (2 pm), municipal engineers (8 pm), wastewater process specialist (2 pm), environmental specialist (2 pm), social and community development specialist (4 pm), electrical and instrumentation specialist (2 pm), mechanical engineer (2 pm), structural engineer (1 pm), and PPP Specialist (6 pm). Surveys, data collection, information technology and other technical support personnel will be provided to the consultants as required. The Team Leader will be responsible for coordinating overall activities and inputs in order to provide required reports and deliverables, and conduct surveys and data collection.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hiroyuki Ikemoto
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Urban Development Department of Gov't of Bihar
Mr. D. K. Shukla, Special Secretary
Vikas Bhavan Patna - 800 015 Bihar, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 24 Apr 2008
Fact Finding 17 Mar 2008 to 24 Mar 2008
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 20 May 2008
Last PDS Update 05 Oct 2010

TA 7106-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
30 Jul 2008 30 Dec 2008 30 Dec 2008 31 Aug 2010 31 Aug 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,250,000.00 30 Jul 2008 843,594.55
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project - Underwater Noise Impacts on Ganges River Dolphin Consultants' Reports Aug 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project: Bathymetric Survey Report Consultants' Reports Aug 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project - Raw Water Analyses Report Consultants' Reports Aug 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project: Geotechnical Investigation for Bhagalpur Water Supply (Tranche 1) Consultants' Reports Aug 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project - Concept Design for Muzaffarpur Sewerage and Sanitation Consultants' Reports Aug 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project: Topographical Survey Report Consultants' Reports Aug 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project: Raw Water Analyses Report Consultants' Reports Aug 2011
Bihar Urban Development Investment Program: Volume 4 - Social and Environmental Safeguards Consultants' Reports Jul 2011
Bihar Urban Development Investment Program: Volume 3B - Sector Reports Consultants' Reports Jun 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project - Environmental Impact Assessment for Bhagalpur Water Supply (Tranche 1) Consultants' Reports Jun 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project - Initial Environmental Examination for Muzaffarpur Sewerage and Sanitation Consultants' Reports Jun 2011
Bihar Urban Development Investment Program: Volume 2 - Investment Program Consultants' Reports Jun 2011
Bihar Urban Development Investment Program: Volume 3A - Sector Reports Consultants' Reports May 2011
Bihar Urban Development Investment Program: Subproject Appraisal Report for Bhagalpur Water Supply (Tranche 1) Consultants' Reports May 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project: Resettlement Plan for Bhagalpur Water Supply (Tranche 1) Consultants' Reports May 2011
Bihar Urban Development Investment Program: Volume 1 - Urban Sector Road Map Consultants' Reports May 2011
Preparing the Bihar Urban Development Project (Financed by the Japan Special Fund) Technical Assistance Reports Jul 2008

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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