India: Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program

Sovereign Project | 42267-026 Status: Active

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Project Name Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program
Project Number 42267-026
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Grant
Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Grant 0413-IND: Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program
Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation US$ 2.00 million
Loan 3182-IND: Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 250.00 million
Loan 3183-IND: Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 250.00 million
TA 8749-IND: Capacity Development of Institutions in the Urban Sector in Rajasthan
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply

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

Consultants under the loans, grant and TA have been mobilized and are currently assisting GOR in loan, grant and TA activities. The Project Management and Design Supervision Consultants and Community Awareness and Participation Consultants are supported by the project loan while the Sanitation Consultants are supported by the Sanitation Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Contracts for water supply and sewerage improvement in Tonk and Pali have already been awarded, and the preparations have been done to start physical works soon. Procurement for other contracts in the remaining four project cities has been initiated and are planned to be completed in 2016.

For the Policy-based Loan, Government of Rajasthan complied with all the required policy actions stipulated under Tranche 1, and accordingly, ADB released $125 million Tranche 1 amount to the Government to support reforms implementation. The Government is undertaking further steps to ensure compliance with policy actions under Tranche 2, which is due in 2017.

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

Consultants under the loans, grant and TA have been mobilized and are currently assisting GOR in loan, grant and TA activities. The Project Management and Design Supervision Consultants and Community Awareness and Participation Consultants are supported by the project loan while the Sanitation Consultants are supported by the Sanitation Grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Contracts for water supply and sewerage improvement in Tonk and Pali have already been awarded, and the preparations have been done to start physical works soon. Procurement for other contracts in the remaining four project cities has been initiated and are planned to be completed in 2016.

For the Policy-based Loan, Government of Rajasthan complied with all the required policy actions stipulated under Tranche 1, and accordingly, ADB released $125 million Tranche 1 amount to the Government to support reforms implementation. The Government is undertaking further steps to ensure compliance with policy actions under Tranche 2, which is due in 2017.

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 for the project. Project locations are located outside protected areas and construction impacts will be mitigated through implementation of the EMPs as part of the contract documents.

The policy-based loan is not anticipated to have environmental impacts.

Involuntary Resettlement

The project does not involve permanent land acquisition or physical displacement. This component is anticipated to have limited resettlement impacts as facilities will be constructed in marginal areas of the towns where few persons reside or do business.

The policy-based loan is not anticipated to have social safeguard impacts.

Indigenous Peoples No adverse impacts on indigenous peoples are anticipated as the SDP focuses on urban areas.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Meaningful and widespread consultations will be carried out with communities in the project areas.
During Project Implementation The project is implementing participatory programs with the assistance of a Social Development Officer at the Regional PMU, a CAPP Consultant at central level and City Level Local NGOs.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program (RUSDP) will recruit two consulting firms, i.e., project management, design and supervision consultant; and community awareness and participation consultant using the quality- and cost-based selection method with a quality-cost ratio of 90:10 in accordance with ADB''s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Procurement Procurement of civil works will be carried out in accordance with ADB''s Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Manoj Sharma
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Government of Rajasthan
RAJFD@RAJASTHAN.GOV.IN
Main Building, Secretariat, Jaipur-302 005, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 13 Jun 2014
Fact Finding 30 Apr 2014 to 14 May 2014
MRM 03 Sep 2014
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 22 Mar 2016

Grant 0413-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2014 11 Sep 2015 25 Nov 2015 30 Jun 2020 - -
Financing Plan Grant Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 2.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 0.00 24 Oct 2014 0.00 0.65 33%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 2.00 24 Oct 2014 0.00 0.00 0%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - -

Loan 3182-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2014 11 Sep 2015 25 Nov 2015 30 Jun 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 250.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 250.00 24 Oct 2014 125.00 0.00 50%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Oct 2014 125.00 0.00 50%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - -

Loan 3183-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2014 11 Sep 2015 25 Nov 2015 30 Jun 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 360.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 250.00 24 Oct 2014 112.53 0.00 45%
Counterpart 110.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Oct 2014 8.30 0.00 3%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory - - - - -

TA 8749-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2014 06 Jan 2015 06 Jan 2015 31 Dec 2017 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 24 Oct 2014 237,559.51
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
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Pali Water Supply and Sewerage Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2016
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Tonk Water Supply and Sewerage Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2016
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program, India: Sri Ganganagar Water Supply and Sewerage Works Resettlement Plans Sep 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Jhunjhunu Water Supply and Sewerage Works Resettlement Plans Sep 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Pali Water Supply and Sewerage Works Resettlement Plans Sep 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Sep 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Tonk Water Supply and Sewerage Works Resettlement Plans Sep 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Hanumangarh Water Supply and Sewerage Works Resettlement Plans Sep 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Bhilwara Sewerage Works Resettlement Plans Sep 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Jhunjhunu Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Aug 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Pali Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Sri Ganganagar Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Bhilwara Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Tonk Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program: Hanumangarh Water Supply and Sewerage Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014

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