India : Karnataka Urban Development and Coastal Environmental Management Project

Sovereign Project | 30303-013

The objective of the Project is to optimize social and economic development in the urban areas of west Karnataka by supporting investments in urban infrastructure and services required to meet basic human needs and facilitating policy reforms to strengthen urban management.

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Project Results

  • 212,770 households with new or improved water supply
  • 212,770 households with new or improved water supply

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Dasgupta, Saugata
    South Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    India
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name
Karnataka Urban Development and Coastal Environmental Management Project
Project Number
30303-013
Country / Economy
  • India
Project Status
Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1704-IND: Karnataka Urban Development and Coastal Environmental Management Project
Source Amount
Ordinary capital resources US$ 175.00 million
Strategic Agendas
  • Environmentally sustainable growth
  • Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
    Sector / Subsector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services /

    Gender
    No gender elements
    Description
    The objective of the Project is to optimize social and economic development in the urban areas of west Karnataka by supporting investments in urban infrastructure and services required to meet basic human needs and facilitating policy reforms to strengthen urban management. The Project will be undertaken in six parts: Part A will provide support for capacity building of local government administrations and community participation with particular emphasis on the formation of sustainable community-based organizations to participate in the design and implementation of poverty reduction subprojects; Part B will include water supply rehabilitation and expansion; Part C will improve urban environment quality, including wastewater management, storm water drainage, solid waste management, traffic management, and municipal services and facilities, such as public markets and slaughterhouses; Part D will improve transportation by upgrading streets and bridges in urban areas; Part E will focus on coastal environment management through the preparation of a coastal resource management and conservation plan, development of a cleaner production and environment monitoring program, promotion of coastal erosion protection through mangrove reforestation, and preparation of a Mangalore urban waterfront rehabilitation plan; and Part F will provide implementation assistance.
    Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

    Urban growth in the coastal districts has far exceeded the capacity of existing infrastructure and services with resultant negative impacts on human welfare, economic growth, and the natural environment. In addition, the inadequate environmental management measures have contributed to significant degradation of the region's valuable natural resources. The state identified ten urban centers as priority areas for investment in basic urban infrastructure, essential municipal services, and institutional strengthening. Each of these towns prepared subproject proposals that were initially reviewed by the state and the Bank in terms of likely eligibility for Bank financing and to assure that basic human needs are met along with other social and public health objectives.

    The project fell within the Indian and State five year plans, in place in 1997 when the loan was first being formulated. It was listed in ADB's 3 year rolling country plans in 1997-1999. This was the second loan to Karnataka, following Loan 1415-IND: Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development Project approved in 1996. The project was developed in close coordination with KUIDFC and the 10 participating towns.

    Impact

    Project Outcome

    Description of Outcome
    Progress Toward Outcome

    Implementation Progress

    Description of Project Outputs
    Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
    Geographical Location

    Safeguard Categories

    Environment
    B
    Involuntary Resettlement
    Indigenous Peoples

    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
    Project Management - A total of about 442 person months (134 person-months international and 308 person-months domestic) of consulting services will be required in the fields of project management, civil engineering, community development, law, urban planning, procurement, financial analysis, and computerization/MIS/GIS. Detailed Design and Supervision - A total of about 2,171 person-months of domestic consultants (1,180 person-months for Package 1 and 991 person months for Package 2) will be required with specialization in water supply and sanitation, roads, solid waste management, drainage, municipal facilities, and slum area upgrading.
    Procurement
    Equipment and selected materials will be acquired using international competitive bidding and international shopping procedures as appropriate. Civil works contracts that are relatively small in value will be carried out using local competitive bidding procedures.

    Contact

    Responsible ADB Officer
    Dasgupta, Saugata
    Responsible ADB Department
    South Asia Department
    Responsible ADB Division
    India Resident Mission (INRM)
    Executing Agencies
    Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation Limited

    Timetable

    Concept Clearance
    08 Mar 1999
    Fact Finding
    30 Nov 1998 to 16 Dec 1998
    MRM
    08 Feb 1999
    Approval
    26 Oct 1999
    Last Review Mission
    -
    PDS Creation Date
    29 Jan 2007
    Last PDS Update
    20 Apr 2010

    Funding

    Loan 1704-IND

    Milestones
    Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
    Original Revised Actual
    26 Oct 1999 19 May 2000 21 Sep 2000 30 Jun 2005 30 Sep 2009 25 Nov 2009
    Financing Plan
      Total (Amount in US$ million)
    Project Cost 251.40
    ADB 175.00
    Counterpart 76.40
    Cofinancing 0.00
    Loan Utilization
      Date ADB Others Net Percentage
    Cumulative Contract Awards 17 Jun 2022 145.00 0.00 100%
    Cumulative Disbursements 17 Jun 2022 145.00 0.00 100%

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    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
    Karnataka Urban Development and Coastal Environmental Management Project Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2009
    Karnataka Urban Development and Coastal Environmental Management Project Summary Initial Environmental Examination May 2006

    Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

    None currently available.


    Related Publications

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    Tenders

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    Contracts Awarded

    No contracts awarded for this project were found

    Procurement Plan

    None currently available.