India: Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project

Sovereign Project | 47270-001 Status: Active

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Project Name Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project
Project Number 47270-001
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3189-IND: Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 350.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome The project was declared effective in March 2015.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The Project is being implemented through 21 contracts. All 18 civil works contracts awarded during Dec 2014-Nov 2015 and 3 contracts for construction supervision consultancy awarded during Mar-Sep 2015.
Geographical Location

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
Indigenous Peoples C

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects

Environmental Impact. The scope of works under the sample subprojects involves improvement and maintenance of existing major district roads. There is adequate right of way (ROW) available for all the sample subprojects and no significant, long term, or irreversible environmental impacts are expected. Therefore the sample subprojects have been categorized B in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (2009, SPS). Initial environmental examination (IEE) reports have been prepared for each of the four sample subprojects in accordance with the ADB SPS and have been disclosed on the ADB website. An environmental assessment and review framework (EARF) has been prepared to guide compliance to environment safeguard requirements under the Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF), GOI as well as the SPS for the non-sample subprojects and has been disclosed on the ADB website. As per the EARF no category A subprojects will be included under the project. Anticipated environmental impacts under the sample subprojects during construction entail typical road construction related issues such as generation of dust, noise, exhaust, waste from construction and worker camps, water contamination, occupational health and safety, erosion and siltation. Potential operational impacts such as noise, pollution and safety issues due to increased traffic are expected to be insignificant. Mitigation measures to address all construction and operation related impacts have been included in the Environmental Management Plan (EMP) prepared as part of the IEE. The EMP will form part of the bidding documents and be mandatory for implementation by the contractor. Meaningful consultations have been conducted during the project preparation stage and all concerns of the affected persons and stakeholders have been incorporated in the IEE and EMP. A Grievance Redress Mechanism has been formed to continue receiving feedback and complaints, if any, from affected parties and addressing them during the construction stage and operation stage.

MPRDC has implemented three ADB projects over the past decade; hence the agency is well versed with meeting ADB safeguard requirements. An initial coordination cum training workshop will be carried out by ADB and the CSC environmental specialist during the pre-construction stage for MPRDC staff, other CSC staff and the contractors. Further training will be conducted during construction stages as necessary.

Involuntary Resettlement The project is categorized B as per ADB Safeguard Policy Statement. The project was developed with a view to avoid land acquisition and involuntary resettlement by adopting the most feasible technical design. The proposed improvement of roads will all occur within the existing right-of-way. For sample subprojects, meaningful consultation and information disclosure were undertaken during preparation. For sample roads, no land acquisition is envisaged but some roadside vendors will experience temporary disruption to livelihood during construction. A due diligence report has been prepared for the sample subprojects. The sample subprojects are representative of the kinds of impact likely to be encountered in non-sample roads. For the sector project, a resettlement framework has been prepared in accordance with the government's acts and policies, and ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement. The framework will guide the screening and planning for all the subsequent subprojects that have resettlement impacts. Displaced persons, if any, will be compensated at replacement cost and rates for different categories of loss and special assistance are detailed in the framework. If any changes or additional land requirements or involuntary resettlement impacts are identified during implementation, a resettlement plan will be prepared or updated. ADB's prior approval will be obtained before further implementation of the relevant section of the subproject. MPRDC is experienced in implementing ADB projects. At the MPRDC level, two dedicated staff will oversee the project and at the implementation level, there will be a social safeguard focal in each of the 10 PIUs of MPRDC.
Indigenous Peoples The project is categorized C in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement. Madhya Pradesh has a significant tribal population, which constitutes more than one-fifth of its total population. The state is home to 46 Scheduled Tribes (STs). The tribal population is largely concentrated in and around the forest area. All project roads will be improved within the existing alignment and no greenfield construction will take place. The poverty and social assessment survey confirmed that the socioeconomic impacts will not differ between tribal groups and non-tribal groups. Subproject with impact on indigenous peoples will not be financed. An indigenous peoples planning framework has been prepared to guide the screening of impact of non-sample subprojects.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design

The potential primary beneficiaries of the project are the road users, communities in the vicinity of the project influence area, villagers, Panchayats (rural local government), MPPWD, other development partners active in India's transport sector development, and business and community groups. The poor and the excluded also get an easy access to roads, which further help them in reaching markets and other services. Adversely impacted stakeholders would primarily be those who lose land or livelihood. However, the Project's focus is on improving and rehabilitating existing roads, thus land acquisition will be limited to areas where roads need some geometric improvement, bridge approaches, or bypasses' to avoid infringing existing settlements. Adverse impacts will be mitigated through proper stakeholder consultations, and incorporated into the resettlement plan.

The proposed Project's objective is improved road connectivity in district areas of the state of Madhya Pradesh, leading to improved access to basic services, trade, and employment. Primary concerns for poor and vulnerable stakeholders would be loss of land and/or livelihood as a result of land acquisition activities. The project preparation will include investigations and consultations covering all beneficiaries, including the poor and vulnerable stakeholders.

The proposed Project will build on the consultation and community participation exercises undertaken during the PPTA, with the support from PPTA consultants NGOs, and CBOs. These include community participation for planning, design and implementation in highly dense and poor settlements. Community consultations will also be carried over to the project implementation stages and user awareness will be included as an important activity.

Community meetings and focus group discussions will be organized as part of the poverty and social analysis. The local consultative meetings will involve all relevant stakeholders including representatives of the poor and other socially excluded groups (e.g., women, scheduled tribes, etc.) to disseminate the information as well as to get the feedback about the project design and its potential impacts. Other key stakeholders such as the relevant line departments, local government representatives and NGOs will also be consulted. Consultations will also be undertaken with the affected households and communities during the course of the census survey and socioeconomic survey along the project roads for the preparation of the safeguard plans.

During Project Implementation The proposed Project will build on the consultation and community participation exercises undertaken during the PPTA, with the support from PPTA consultants NGOs, and CBOs. These include community participation for planning, design and implementation in highly dense and poor settlements. Community consultations will also be carried over to the project implementation stages and user awareness will be included as an important activity.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

All consultants under the loan were recruited according to ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).

A firm was engaged to undertake the PPTA, following the quality- and cost-based selection method, with a quality- cost ratio of 90:10 using bio-data technical proposal procedures.

Procurement All procurement of goods and works are being undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Arun Bajaj
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Government of Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh Road Devt Corporation
16-A, Arera Hills
Bhopal - 462 011, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance 18 Dec 2013
Fact Finding 16 Jun 2014 to 27 Jun 2014
MRM 06 Aug 2014
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 14 Mar 2016

Loan 3189-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Nov 2014 20 Feb 2015 27 Mar 2015 31 Oct 2018 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 500.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 350.00 19 Nov 2014 290.74 0.00 83%
Counterpart 150.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 19 Nov 2014 100.70 0.00 29%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Narmadapuram Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Bhopal Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Rewa Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Gwalior Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Sagar Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Ujjain Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Indore Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-sample Roads (Jabalpur Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jun 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Gata–Amayan Road Initial Environmental Examination May 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Dewas - Newari Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Berasia - Najeerabad Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Katni - Vijay Raghavgarh - Barhi Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Itarsi-Dulriya-Tigria Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Murar–Chitora Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Bhasula - Chainpur - Vijaypur - Dhanrawad Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Sanver Kshipra Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Ajaygarh–Toriya–Bariyarpur Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Mohna–Pohri Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Kyothi - Katra - Lalgaon Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Tilwara - Chargaon - Gotegaon Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Sanawad-Khargone Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Ashoknagar - Thubon Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Kanvan-Magod Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Palera–Baldeogarh Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Pachwali–Rannod–Pichhore Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Katra-Mauganj Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Bandri - Jaruwakheda Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Hatnapur Anwalighat-Salkanpur Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Damoh–Hindoriya–Patera Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Vidisha - Berasia Road (15km Bhopal District) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Maksudanganj - Najeerabad Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Rajpur Khetia Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Sidhi–Tikri Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Mahidpur-Panvihar-Jeevaji Nagar Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Nirtala - Mandi - Bamora Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Mahu-Simrol Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Prithvipur–Niwari Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Vidisha - Berasia Road (24km Vidisha District) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Najeerabad Maksudangarh Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Rani Durgawati Samadhi Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Tawa Bridge Itarsi Mandi Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Shajapur-Bercha Road Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Initial Environmental Examination for Mohanpur–Behat–Mau Road Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Depalpur-Betma Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Shajapur-Dupada-Kanad-Pachlana-Pilvas-Nalkheda Road - Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2015
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Non-Sample Roads (Rewa Division) - Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Oct 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Hardua to Chakghat Road Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Mahua-Parsona Road Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Rewa-Simariya Road Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Chitangri-Kasar Road Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Ujjian-Makshi Road Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Dabra-Bhiterwar-Harsi Road Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Mahua-Chuwai Road Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Jul 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Indigenous Peoples Planning Framework Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Jul 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Resettlement Framework Resettlement Frameworks Jul 2014
Madhya Pradesh District Connectivity Sector Project: Due Diligence Report on Social Safeguards Safeguards Due Diligence Reports Jul 2014

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