India: Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction-Project Preparation and Implementation Support for Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project

Sovereign Project | 43166-214

Summary

The technical assistance will provide guidance and assistance to the implementing agency in project preparation of indicative selected subprojects, assessment of economic feasibility and financial sustainability of subprojects, procurement, safeguards, project management and financial management to ensure timely implementation of Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project. The technical assistance will also provide assistance to the Government of Uttarakhand in adopting modern technologies in design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, tunnels and tourism & hospitality infrastructure suited to disaster-prone geographical and climatic conditions in Uttarakhand.

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Project Name Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction-Project Preparation and Implementation Support for Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project
Project Number 43166-214
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector Industry and trade - Industry and trade sector development
Transport - Air transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Urban roads and traffic management
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban water supply
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The technical assistance will provide guidance and assistance to the implementing agency in project preparation of indicative selected subprojects, assessment of economic feasibility and financial sustainability of subprojects, procurement, safeguards, project management and financial management to ensure timely implementation of Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project. The technical assistance will also provide assistance to the Government of Uttarakhand in adopting modern technologies in design, construction and maintenance of roads, bridges, tunnels and tourism & hospitality infrastructure suited to disaster-prone geographical and climatic conditions in Uttarakhand.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Loan 3055 - IND: Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project in an amount of $200 million has been approved by ADB on 28 October 2013. The loan will assist in rehabilitation of damaged roads and bridges, urban water supply infrastructure, tourism infrastructure and trekking routes as well as improve disaster preparedness through construction of helipads, heliports, or helidromes with associated amenities for emergency evacuation and relief operations. The technical assistance will help the Government of Uttarakhand in project preparation and implementation of Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project and in the adoption of modern technologies for road and tourism infrastructure.
Impact Basic public and social infrastructure in the State of Uttarakhand restored
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Efficient preparation and implementation of the Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Improved project readiness

Modern technology and disaster resilient features adopted in roads and tourism infrastructure

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
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 7 national individual consultants are engaged under the TA. They have been recruited in accordance with ADB''s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Procurement NA
Responsible ADB Officer Anil Kumar Motwani
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic AffairsMinistry of Finance
North Block
New Delhi-110001, India
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 19 Aug 2013 to 30 Aug 2013
MRM -
Approval 09 Dec 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 16 Mar 2015

TA 8543-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Dec 2013 13 Jan 2014 13 Jan 2014 31 Dec 2014 31 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 09 Dec 2013 525,032.78

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