India: Strengthening Implementation of Social and Environmental Safeguard Requirements in Projects in India

Sovereign Project | 43143-012

Summary

The expected impact of the S-CDTA will be improved compliance with social and environmental requirements of ADB and GOI. This is expected to minimize implementation delays, help achieve timely disbursements, and reduce complaints from affected people. The improved capacity of EAs in implementing social and environmental safeguards will strengthen efficiency through adoption of international best practices, thereby enhancing overall safeguards performance and project quality.

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Project Name Strengthening Implementation of Social and Environmental Safeguard Requirements in Projects in India
Project Number 43143-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7256-IND: Strengthening Implementation of Social and Environmental Safeguard Requirements in Projects in India
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
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 The expected impact of the S-CDTA will be improved compliance with social and environmental requirements of ADB and GOI. This is expected to minimize implementation delays, help achieve timely disbursements, and reduce complaints from affected people. The improved capacity of EAs in implementing social and environmental safeguards will strengthen efficiency through adoption of international best practices, thereby enhancing overall safeguards performance and project quality.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The improved capacity of EAs in implementing social and environmental safeguards will enhance overall safeguards performance and project quality.
Impact Improved compliance with social and environmental requirements of ADB and GOI
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome The TA is expected to minimize implementation delays, help achieve timely disbursements, and reduce complaints from affected people. The improved capacity of EAs in implementing social and environmental safeguards will strengthen efficiency through adoption of international best practices, thereby enhancing overall safeguards performance and project quality.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs The S-CDTA will focus on enhancing knowledge and skills of EAs in the area of safeguards implementation, and sharing project specific experiences among EAs to enable them to adopt best practices in structured manner to suit its requirements. The S-CDTA will provide project-specific support and a platform to share best practices among EAs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location India
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 TBD
Responsible ADB Officer Girish Mahajan
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs Ms Anuradha Thakuranuradha.thakur@nic.inDepartment of Economic Affairs, Government of India
Timetable
Concept Clearance 10 Feb 2009
Fact Finding 11 Mar 2009 to 25 Mar 2009
MRM -
Approval 10 Feb 2009
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 30 Mar 2010
Last PDS Update 01 Nov 2010

TA 7256-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Feb 2009 - 10 Feb 2009 28 Feb 2010 28 Feb 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 200,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 425,000.00 10 Feb 2009 86,249.70

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