India: Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program

Sovereign Project | 42267-026

Summary

The sector development program (SDP) will complement the past and ongoing efforts of the Government of Rajasthan to improve water supply and wastewater services to the residents of the state of Rajasthan. The SDP comprises (i) a program, financed by a policy-based loan, to support policy reforms, including institutional development and governance improvement in the urban water sector in the state; and (ii) a project, financed by a project loan, to invest in the water distribution network in five project cities and sewerage systems in the six project cities.

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Project Name Rajasthan Urban Sector Development Program
Project Number 42267-026
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance 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 The sector development program (SDP) will complement the past and ongoing efforts of the Government of Rajasthan to improve water supply and wastewater services to the residents of the state of Rajasthan. The SDP comprises (i) a program, financed by a policy-based loan, to support policy reforms, including institutional development and governance improvement in the urban water sector in the state; and (ii) a project, financed by a project loan, to invest in the water distribution network in five project cities and sewerage systems in the six project cities.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

The SDP fits well with the priorities identified in the strategy, and will address the country's urbanization challenge, including plans for urban renewal and development of smart cities. The proposed investment is included in ADB's country operations business plan, 2013 -2015 for India.

The SDP modality will support both the infrastructure needs and the state government's reform program, which focuses on strengthening institutions and adjusting the policy, institutional, legal, financial, and regulatory framework. The policy-based loan will provide financial support to the state government to implement reforms that will unlock the potential of various stakeholders, including municipal bodies, individual households, and private sector investors. The amount of the policy-based loan is based on the development financing needs of the state's urban sector, and the financial support required for reforms. The project loan will support catalytic investments that enhance productivity and leverage finances from various other sources in the project cities. The project will also introduce innovations in water supply and wastewater management, such as continuous water supply, and long-term operation and maintenance embedded construction contracts for nonrevenue water reduction and sustainability of operations.

Impact Sustainable urban development in Rajasthan
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Improved urban service delivery in Rajasthan
Progress Toward Outcome Consultant recruitment and preparation of bidding documents are currently being undertaken by RUIDP.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Capacity building and efficient program management implemented

Urban governance improved

Water supply system rehabilitated and expanded in five project cities

Wastewater system rehabilitated and expanded in six project cities

Urban institutions strengthened

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

Recruitment of consultants through a firm is currently ongoing for the loan (Project Management, Design and Supervision Consultant and Community Awareness and participation Consultant), grant and TA. All the consultants are expected to be mobilized in 2015.

On the project loan, detailed project reports of the civil works packages are at the advances stage of preparedness. Bidding documents for Tonk and Pali subprojects are already being reviewed by ADB.

On the program loan, RUIDP is already undertaking early actions on some of the policy conditions so that tranche 1 will be released in end-2015.

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 ADB Officer Manoj Sharma
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Government of RajasthanRAJFD@RAJASTHAN.GOV.INMain 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 24 Oct 2014
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 05 Mar 2015

Grant 0413-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2014 - - 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 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 2.00 24 Oct 2014 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 3182-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2014 - - 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 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Oct 2014 0.00 0.00 0%

Loan 3183-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
24 Oct 2014 - - 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 0.00 0.00 0%
Counterpart 110.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 24 Oct 2014 0.00 0.00 0%

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 86,133.00

Safeguard Documents

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Title Document Type Document Date
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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