India: North Eastern States Roads Investment Program (Project 2)
The proposed project is for the improvement of about 235 km of state roads in the states of Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura. All these roads have been selected as per the procedures and criteria outlined under selection and approval process for project roads. Project Management Consultant recruited under the Project 1 will assist the implementation of Project 2 and technical assistance provided by ADB will support the institutional development and capacity building of each state.
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|Project Name||North Eastern States Roads Investment Program (Project 2)|
|Country / Economy||India
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change|
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport / Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The proposed project is for the improvement of about 235 km of state roads in the states of Assam, Manipur, Mizoram, and Tripura. All these roads have been selected as per the procedures and criteria outlined under selection and approval process for project roads. Project Management Consultant recruited under the Project 1 will assist the implementation of Project 2 and technical assistance provided by ADB will support the institutional development and capacity building of each state.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||North Eastern Region (NER) forms a distinct geographical unit, representing about 8% of the country''s geographic area. 98% of its borders are with other countries - Bangladesh, Bhutan, the People's Republic of China, Myanmar, and Nepal. Its connection with the rest of the country is only through a narrow land corridor. Except in Assam, NER has predominantly hilly to mountainous terrain and very high rainfall (among the highest in the world), which frequently results in landslides and floods. Realizing the need for accelerated development, the Government of India (GOI) places special focus on the development of NER in its five-year plans, mainly through central funding of development activities in the region. Over the last two decades the government has required 10% of the budgets of central ministries and departments to be allocated for NER, and created a funding mechanism for pooling the unspent allocated central funds for further assistance to the region. However, the recent growth performance of these states has not been encouraging. With the recognition that inadequate roads and bridges supporting road transport, the region's single most dominant transport mode, is a major constraint on development efforts, the government started a national investment program to improve road connectivity to remote places in the region. The Special Accelerated Road Development Program in the North Eastern Region (SARDP-NE) is to improve higher class roads including national highways and state roads in the region, and provide connectivity to the state capitals and district headquarters in NER by developing two-lane national highways. The investment program was developed in parallel with SARDP-NE and complementary to it. While SARDP-NE focuses on improving higher class roads, the investment program is developed to improve intrastate connectivity, mainly to district headquarters and other places of administrative and economic importance in the individual states, and enhancing capacity of state Public Works Departments (PWDs) to manage their road assets.|
|Impact||Improved mobility and accessibility in the project areas in NER|
|Description of Outcome||Improved efficiency of road transport in the projet areas in the states of Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura|
|Progress Toward Outcome||To be assessed at Project completion which is scheduled on 30 June 2021.|
|Description of Project Outputs||Reconstructed and rehabilitated state roads|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||Civil Works contracts in Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura were awarded on 10 Feb 2015; 28 Dec 2013; Mizoram 14 Nov 2014 and Tripura on 25 Feb 2014 respectively.Overall physical progress for Assam is 95%, Manipur 82.5%, Mizoram 84.1% and Tripura 78%.-Construction Supervision Consultants in Assam, Manipur, Mizoram and Tripura were awarded on 8 Nov 2012, 28 Oct 2013, 29 May 2014 and 15 Nov 2013.|
|Geographical Location||Bishnupur, Buarpui, Kasom Khullen, Melaghar, Paneri, Serchhip, Tamulpur, Thoubal, Tupul, Udaipur, Udalguri|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||The implementation of environmental management plan are being monitored by Supervision Consultant and respective States Implementing agencies.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||The resettlement activities are being undertaken in accordance with resettlement plans and are being monitored by Supervision Consultant and respective States Implementing agencies.|
|Indigenous Peoples||Executing Agency and respective implementing agencies shall ensure compliance with ADB Safeguard Policy Statement and government guidelines, regulation and policies.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The Stakeholder have been consulted during design stage.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultation are being carried out during project implementation.|
|Consulting Services||All consultants have been selected in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).|
Procurement for civil works has been undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time to time).
Equipment financed under the MFF will be procured using shopping for contracts estimated to be less than $0.1 million. Contract packaging for equipment will be based on the required technical features and timing of procurement. Detailed specifications will be finalized during projects implementation.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Jagir Kumar|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
Room no. 283-A
Vigyan Bhawan Annexe
Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi 110 011 Public Works Department - State of Mizoram
Office of the Chief Engineer, Tuikhuanhtlang, Aizawl, Mizoram 796001 Public Works Department - State of Tripura
Chief Engineer's Office, Planning Circle, Tripura 799001 Public Works Department State of Assam
India Public Works Department State of Manipur
PWD Complex, Khuyathong, Imphal Manipur 795001
|Approval||02 Dec 2013|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||20 Mar 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|02 Dec 2013||17 Feb 2014||20 May 2014||31 Mar 2020||30 Jun 2021||08 Nov 2021|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||157.20||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||125.20||17 Jun 2022||125.20||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||17 Jun 2022||125.20||0.00||100%|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|3073-IND: North Eastern States Roads Investment Program – Tranche 2 [TR-CW1]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||04 Nov 2020||21 Dec 2020|
|3073 IND: North Eastern States Roads Investment Program (NESRIP Project 2)||Invitation for Bids||Closed||30 Sep 2020||20 Oct 2020|
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor | Address||Executing Agency||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|IMPROVEMENT AND UPGRADATION OF SERCHHIP TO BUARPUIROAD (MZ02)||Loan 3073||20 Sep 2021||M/S TANTIA CONSTRUCTION LTD. | DD-30 SECTOR 1 SALTLAKE CITY KOLKATA 700 064 INDIA||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||27,835,520.80||14,890,775.21|
|CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENT/UPGRADATION OF SERCHHIP TO BUARPUI (MZ202) PROJECT2 ROAD IN MIZORAM||Loan 3073||20 Sep 2021||MSV INTERNATIONAL INC. | 11101 NE 60TH STREET KIRKLAND WASHINGTON UNITED STATES||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||1,879,847.97||500,459.43|
|CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION CONSULTANT FOR ASSAM FOR TRANCHE 2||Loan 3073||29 Apr 2020||AECOM ASIA CO. LTD. IN JV WITH RODIC | ASSOCIATION WITH AECOM INDIA PVT. LTD. INDIA||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||4,328,282.20||575,001.08|
|CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION IMPROVEMENT/ UPGRADATION OF SERCHHIP TO BUARPUI (MZ202) PROJECT 2 ROAD IN MIZORAM||Loan 3073||29 Apr 2020||MSV INTERNATIONAL INC. | 11101, NE, 60TH STREET KIRKLAND, WASHINGTON UNITED STATES||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||1,846,339.81||883,057.12|
|CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION SUPERVISION OF ROAD IMPROVEMENT (I) MN-CW1 TUPUL TO BISHNUPUR AND (II) MN-CW2 THOUBAL TO KASOM KHULLEN IN MANIPU||Loan 3073||28 Apr 2020||AECOM ASIA COMPANY LTD JV W/ RODIC | 8/F, TOWER 2 GRAND CENTRAL PLAZA 138 SHATIN RURAL COMMITTEE ROAD, SHATIN HONG KONG, CHINA||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||2,746,077.91||1,121,212.10|
|CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR CONSTRUCTION OF IMPROVEMENT AND UPGRADATION OF ROAD SECTION UDAIPUR TO MELAGHAR (TR02) IN TRIPURA||Loan 3073||28 Apr 2020||EGIS INTL S.A. JV W/ EGIS IND CONSULTING | PLACE DES FRERES, MONTGOLFIER 78246 GUYANCOURT CEDEX FRANCE||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||692,883.31||510,048.44|
|Construction Supervision Consultant for Assam for Tranche 2||Loan 3073||08 Feb 2017||AECOM Asia Co. Ltd. in JV With Rodic | Association With Aecom India Pvt. Ltd. India||Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region||4,699,769.90||—|
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