India: Project Management Capacity Building for Water Resources Sector Executing Agencies

Sovereign Project | 44503-001 Status: Closed

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Project Name Project Management Capacity Building for Water Resources Sector Executing Agencies
Project Number 44503-001
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7713-IND: Project Management Capacity Building for Water Resources Sector Executing Agencies
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
TA 7713-IND: Project Management Capacity Building for Water Resources Sector Executing Agencies
Multi-Donor Trust Fund under the Water Financing Partnership Facility US$ 200,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development - Water-based natural resources management

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The TA has contracted 6 consultants comprising 4 international specialists on resettlement, irrigation design, construction engineering, and coastal engineering, and 2 national specialists on construction management and procurement. These consultants are supporting the EAs of MFF projects/subprojects in Orissa, Assam, Karnataka, and Maharashtra states.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The TA has contributed to visible improvements in construction implementation, project start-up support, and general capacity building of EAs for more efficient implementation of the water sector MFF projects.
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Active consultations with DEA and the concerned state EAs including conduct of focus group discussions, workshops, and training.
During Project Implementation Active consultations with DEA and the concerned state EAs including conduct of focus group discussions, workshops, and training.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services TA implementation was initially planned until March 2012 with 1.5 person-months (pm) inputs of international (irrigation design, procurement and construction engineering) and 20 pm inputs of national consultants (project management; design, procurement and construction management and contract administration; community participation; environment and safeguards). The TA was extended until 31 March 2013 following a change in scope to provide about 21.5 pm additional support for modifying the reef designs under the Sustainable Coastal Protection and Management Investment Program in Karnataka and Maharashtra, and for improving the EA's design capacity under the Orissa Integrated Irrigated Agriculture and Water Management Investment Program.
Procurement No major procurement is envisaged under the TA.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Yasmin Siddiqi
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
North Block, Secretariat
New Delhi-110001, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 16 Dec 2010
Fact Finding 17 Nov 2010 to 17 Nov 2010
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Sep 2012

TA 7713-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2010 - 16 Dec 2010 31 Mar 2012 30 Sep 2013 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 200,000.00 65,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 490,000.00 16 Dec 2010 313,311.33

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