India: Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Land Transport Management and Master Plan for Sikkim (Subproject 6)

Sovereign Project | 43166-182

Summary

To support the socio-economic development of Sikkim State by formulating road network plan that caters for development of power, agriculture and tourism in the State.

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Project Name Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Land Transport Management and Master Plan for Sikkim (Subproject 6)
Project Number 43166-182
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Energy - Energy sector development and institutional reform

Industry and trade - Trade and services

Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description To support the socio-economic development of Sikkim State by formulating road network plan that caters for development of power, agriculture and tourism in the State.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Focus on establishing seamless connectivity via roads: national highways, state roads, and rural roads, as well as connectivity with other modes of transport such as railways. It will help poorer states like Sikkim to help address interstate disparities, build capacity, and support inclusive growth for poverty reduction and social development.
Impact To support the socioeconomic development of Sikkim State by providing the needed transport connectivity.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome To improve the capacity of transport sector agencies.
Progress Toward Outcome The consultants will be mobilized from 1 March 2011.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs (i) Core Road Network (CRDN) formulated; (ii) Road sector database established; (iii) Increased focus on road maintenance; (iv) Improved multimodal planning; and (v) Improved capacity building for road sector agencies.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The commencement of services of the consultants will be mobilized from 1 March 2011.
Geographical Location Sikkim State, 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 An international consulting firm with a total of 10.5 person months international and 45 person months of national consulting services has been recruited. The engagement of consultants have been in accordance with Guidelines on Use of Consultants.
Responsible ADB Officer Arun Bajaj
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs1. Ms. Anuradha Thakur, Director (ADB), Ministry of Finance, North Block, New DelhiTel No. 91-3592 - 202578Roads and Bridges Department, Government of Sikkim, Nirman Bhawan, Gangtok
Timetable
Concept Clearance 31 Aug 2009
Fact Finding 05 Apr 2010 to 08 Apr 2010
MRM -
Approval 21 May 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 10 Jun 2010
Last PDS Update 20 May 2011

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Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 May 2010 19 Aug 2010 19 Aug 2010 31 Aug 2011 30 Jun 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 275,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275,000.00 21 May 2010 993,109.80

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