India: Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project

Sovereign Project | 47229-001

Summary

The emergency loan will help economic and social recovery in Uttarakhand in the aftermath of the June 2013 disaster. The outcome will be the rehabilitation of basic public and social infrastructure, as well as improvements to disaster preparedness, project management and institutional effectiveness.

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Project Name Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project
Project Number 47229-001
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3055-IND: Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 200.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
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 Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The emergency loan will help economic and social recovery in Uttarakhand in the aftermath of the June 2013 disaster. The outcome will be the rehabilitation of basic public and social infrastructure, as well as improvements to disaster preparedness, project management and institutional effectiveness.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

About 90% of Uttarakhand's land area is mountainous and most is prone to natural disasters. During June 15-17 2013, major cloud bursts, incessant rains and floods, resulted in heavy loss of life, the destruction of livelihoods and severe damage to basic infrastructure. The districts of Bageshwar, Chamoli, Pithoragarh, Rudraprayag and Uttarkashi were the worst affected. These also happen to be important pilgrimage destinations. The disaster occurred during the peak pilgrimage season. The floods washed away towns, and destroyed a large number of houses, public buildings, roads and bridges, rural and urban water and sanitation facilities, power transmission and distribution lines, telecommunications towers and irrigation systems. Close to 1 million people were affected. Almost 600 human lives were lost and more than 5,400 people were still reported missing.

Government of India requested emergency assistance from ADB and the World Bank. The finance will be earmarked to rebuild basic infrastructure. Government of India and Government of Uttarakhand will focus on livelihoods. ADB already has operations in the state (in roads, energy, urban infrastructure and tourism) and will cover in these areas. The rehabilitation of damaged facilities in the energy sector will be financed through an existing ADB multitranche financing facility which still has sufficient funds for this purpose. World Bank assistance will focus on housing, public buildings, district and village roads, rural water supply and sanitation and disaster risk management and response systems. Consultants will help Government of Uttarakhand with subproject preparation, subproject implementation (including procurement), the adoption of modern road building technologies, road maintenance practices and overall project management. The consultants will also help with the execution of safeguards and financial management plans.

Impact Improved economic and social condition in Uttarakhand after the 2013 disaster.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Basic public and social infrastructure restored, and disaster preparedness, project management and institutional effectiveness improved.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1) Roads and bridges are reconstructed and reconstructed.

2) Urban infrastructure reconstructed and upgraded

3) Tourism Infrastructure and trekking routes rehabilitated and reconstructed.

4) Improved capacity on disaster preparedness and management.

5) Project management system operational

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) Civil works contracts for subprojects are being awarded progressively.
Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Environmental impacts for most of the subprojects are expected to be construction related, as well as temporary and reversible in nature. However, some of the subprojects are likely to be in close proximity to, or within, environmentally sensitive areas such as national parks, wildlife sanctuaries, and biospheres, and therefore the possibility of significant adverse environmental impacts is not ruled out. As all the subprojects will be selected, appraised, and approved during the implementation phase, the emergency project is classified category A for environment. An Environmental Assessment and Review Framework has been prepared and disclosed on the ADB website.
Involuntary Resettlement Reconstruction works are expected to be within existing rights-of-way and on government land. No major land acquisition is envisaged. However, the realignment of some road sections, construction of helipads, heliports, or helidromes, and trekking routes are likely to cause minor land acquisition and involuntary resettlement impacts. The project is classified category B for involuntary resettlement . A Resettlement Framework has been prepared and disclosed on the ADB website.
Indigenous Peoples No impact on indigenous peoples is envisaged.The project is classified category C for indigenous peoples. An Indigenous Peoples Planning Framework has been prepared and disclosed on the ADB website.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation The stakeholders and communities will be consulted during implementation stage.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). It is estimated that 5 -6 national design and construction supervision consulting firms will be recruited under the emergency project. Experts will also be engaged to deal with financial management needs, safeguards, procurement, training, road building technologies, disaster preparedness, communications, and overall project management and reporting. The consulting firms will be recruited through quality- and cost-based selection using simplified or full technical proposals as needed and acceptable to ADB. Individual consultants may be engaged through open competition acceptable to ADB.
Procurement The procurement of goods and works will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time). National competitive bidding with a shortened bidding period of 2 weeks will be the preferred mode of procurement. The use of shopping and limited competitive bidding procedures based on the government of Uttarakhand's existing registration system for contractors will also be acceptable for goods, small civil works, and related services. Civil works contracts estimated at up to $40 million will be procured through national competitive bidding. Bidding documents based on post-qualification with single-stage two-envelope procedures is one procurement option. For procurement of goods, small works, and related services estimated to cost less than $100,000, the use of limited competitive bidding and shopping procedures will be followed. This will mean inviting bids from registered class A contractors by the government of Uttarakhand. For small, specialized equipment and materials contracts valued at less than $20,000, direct contracting procedures acceptable to ADB will be followed, where relevant. The damaged trekking routes and eco-trails may be reconstructed under the force account method by the various departments and agencies of the government of Uttarakhand. Under ongoing ADB-funded projects in Uttarakhand, contractors executing the rehabilitation and reconstruction works will qualify for the restoration of works through contract variations under their respective contracts, where appropriate.
Responsible ADB Officer Prabhasha Sahu
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
State Disaster Management AuthorityAMITNEGI.ADB@GMAIL.COMSecretariat, 4-B, Subhash Road
Dehradun 248001,_India
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 19 Aug 2013 to 30 Aug 2013
MRM 19 Sep 2013
Approval 28 Oct 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 12 Mar 2015

Loan 3055-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
28 Oct 2013 05 Feb 2014 31 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2017 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 205.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 200.00 28 Oct 2013 119.05 0.00 60%
Counterpart 5.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 28 Oct 2013 20.51 0.00 10%
Title Document Type Document Date
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Audited Project Financial Statements (1 April 2013-31 March 2014) Audited Project Financial Statements Jul 2015
Loan Agreement for Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources) Feb 2014
Project Agreement for Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project Project/Program Agreement Feb 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Oct 2013
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Oct 2013
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project Gender Action Plans Oct 2013
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project Project/Program Administration Manual Oct 2013
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance (Sector) Project Summary Poverty Reduction and Social Strategies Oct 2013

Safeguard Documents

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Title Document Type Document Date
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration/Rehabilitation of Roads for Package C-71 (Pauri District): Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Civil Aviation Sector Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration/Rehabilitation of Roads for Packages C-73 and 74 (District Almora): Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination May 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration/Rehabilitation of Roads in Pauri and Almora Districts (C70 and C72): Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination May 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Water Supply Subproject Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Srinagar Water Supply Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Mar 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Uttarkashi Water Supply Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Mar 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Kapkot Water Supply Scheme Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Mar 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Gauchar Water Supply Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Mar 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Rehabilitation of Damaged Roads in Almora District (C60, C61, C62, C63, and C64): Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jan 2015
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Rehabilitation of Uttarkashi Water Supply System: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Rehabilitation of Srinagar Water Supply System: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration of (1) Nagar Palika Bageshwar & (2) Nagar Palika Kapkot Internal Roads, and (3) Bageshwar-Kapkot-Sama-Tajam, (4) Kalanabend-Pantkwerali, & (5) Baijnath-Gwalda Roads: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of Tyuni-Mori-Purola-Naugaon Road: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of (1) Nandprayag-Ghat Motor Road, (2) Rudraprayag-Pokhari-Karanprayag Motor Road, and (3) Chamoli-Kund Motor Road: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of (1) Nagar Palika New Bus Stand Road, and (2) Khirsu-Kherakhal-Kandoi-Khankhra, (3) Sonprayag-Trijuginarayan, & (4) Makku-Paldwari Motor Roads: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of Guptkashi-Kalimath-Kotma-Jaal-Chaumasi Motor Road: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration of (1) Pratapnagar-Tehri, (2) Gaza-Nakot, (3) Kirtinagar-Dangdhari, (4) Tehri-Ghansali-Tilwara, (5) Chamba-Mussoorrie, & (6) Kirtinagar-Sorakhal Roads: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of Kuwa-Kafnaul Rahdi Motor Road: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Rehabilitation of Damaged Roads in Dehradun (C23, C24, and C38) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Rehabilitation of Damaged Roads (C13) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Rehabilitation of Damaged Roads in Pithoragarh (C2, C12, C15, C28, and C46) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Construction of FRP/Hybrid Huts in 3 Disaster Affected Districts Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Construction of FRP Huts in Disaster Affected District Pithoragarh of Kumaon Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Rehabilitation of Damaged Roads in Chamoli (C20, C21, C32, C33, and C34) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Restoration Work of Pauri District (C65, C66) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Restoration Work of Pauri District (C35, C40, C42) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Construction of Fiber Reinforced Plastic (FRP)/Hyrbid Huts in Bageshwar District: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Rehabilitation of Water Supply System of Rudraprayag: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of 12 Motor Roads in Tehri District: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Rehabilitation of Water Supply System of Karanprayag: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of 4 Roads in Uttarkashi District: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of 5 Motor Roads in Chamoli District: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of 6 Roads in Almora District: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Restoration Work of 2 Motor Roads in Nanital District: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Dec 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Restoration/Reconstruction Work of District Almora under UEAP Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Rehabilitation of Water Supply System of Devprayag: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Nov 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project - Reconstruction & Rehabilitation of Damaged Tourism Assets in Disaster Affected District Rudraprayag: Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Rehabilitation of Water Supply System of Gauchar Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Garhwal Region Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Sep 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project Resettlement Plans Jun 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Restoration of Kalsi - Chakrata and Naugoan - Purola Motor Roads Initial Environmental Examination Jun 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Restoration Work of Kaladhungi-Kotabagh-Belpadav Road and Nainital-Kaladhungi-Bajpur Doraha Road, Jaspur-Dhampur Road, Pauri-Khirsu-Srinagar Road and NTD Kafarkhan-Dhaulchinna Road Initial Environmental Examination May 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Pumping Water Supply Scheme for Kapkot Initial Environmental Examination May 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Rehabilitation and Reconstruction of Dharchula Water Supply System Initial Environmental Examination May 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance Project: Rehabilitation of Water Supply System of Bageshwar Initial Environmental Examination May 2014
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance (Sector) Project Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Sep 2013
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance (Sector) Project Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Sep 2013
Uttarakhand Emergency Assistance (Sector) Project Resettlement Frameworks Sep 2013

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