India: Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 47176-002 Status: Proposed

Summary

The proposed investment program will help achieve the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) Water Supply Master Plan objective of reduced non-revenue water (NRW) and equitable access to water supply services. It comprises: (i) physical investments to improve existing water supply systems covering 2.6 million people in the Wazirabad water treatment plant (WTP) command area (approximately 10% of Delhi's population by 2021), and (ii) non-physical investments to improve Delhi Jal Board's (DJB) institutional effectiveness with an aim to adopt a corporate approach in the long term by developing organizational options addressing the institutional and financial management capacity of DJB.

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Project Name Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program
Project Number 47176-002
Country India
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept: Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 200.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Water supply and sanitation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The proposed investment program will help achieve the National Capital Territory of Delhi (NCTD) Water Supply Master Plan objective of reduced non-revenue water (NRW) and equitable access to water supply services. It comprises: (i) physical investments to improve existing water supply systems covering 2.6 million people in the Wazirabad water treatment plant (WTP) command area (approximately 10% of Delhi's population by 2021), and (ii) non-physical investments to improve Delhi Jal Board's (DJB) institutional effectiveness with an aim to adopt a corporate approach in the long term by developing organizational options addressing the institutional and financial management capacity of DJB.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program, in line with the ADB's water operational plan, will improve the performance of the existing water supply services to 2.6 million people residing in North East Delhi and improve the management capacity of the DJB, the service utility responsible for water supply and sanitation services in the NCTD covering about 18.85 million people.
Impact Improved Water Suppy services in the National Capital Territory in Delhi
Outcome Improved access to sustainable and reliable water services in the Wazirabad WTP Command Area
Outputs

Improved quality of water supply infrastructure in the Wazirabad WTP Command Area

Improved institutional effectiveness of DJB

Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects Environment Category: B
Involuntary Resettlement

Involuntary Resettlement Category: B

The WTP reconstruction and rehabilitation work will be undertaken on the existing site while the water network improvement will be undertaken along the existing right of way. However, temporary impacts are expected during the water network improvement, which will be identified and mitigated through a Resettlement Plan.

Indigenous Peoples

Indigenous peoples Category: C

Delhi is generally homogeneous in the random distribution of groups across it. It is inhabited by population that has migrated to the city and does not house indigenous people.

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design NGO and CBOs will be engaged as part of the social assessment undertaken by the TA. The proposed investment program will build on the consultation and community participation exercises undertaken during the TA, with the support from consultants and NGOs. These include community participation for planning, design and implementation in highly dense and poor settlements.
During Project Implementation Intensive community consultations will be carried over to the project implementation stages and user awareness will be included as an important activity.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services All consulting services recruitment will be undertaken through advance contracting and retroactive financing.
Procurement All procurement will be undertaken through advance contracting and retroactive financing.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Manoj Sharma
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Delhi Jal Board
Varunalaya Ph-II, Jhandewalan, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 110005 India

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 01 Jun 2017 to 15 Jun 2017
MRM 20 Jul 2017
Approval 31 Mar 2017
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2016

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