The Project will help the State of Uttarakhand to: (i) improve a sub-network of roads, totaling about 570 km; (ii) initiate business process reengineering of PWD; and (iii) increase PWD staff's asset management skills.
|Project Name||MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Subproject 1)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport / Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The Project will help the State of Uttarakhand to: (i) improve a sub-network of roads, totaling about 570 km; (ii) initiate business process reengineering of PWD; and (iii) increase PWD staff's asset management skills.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Project is designed to rehabilitate state roads which have been identified to improve inter-state and intra-state road transport services in accordance with country strategy.|
|Impact||Increased economic growth and reduced poverty in Uttaranchal|
|Description of Outcome||
1. Increased efficiency of inter- and intrastate transport services
2.Enhanced sustainability of roadnetwork in good condition
3.Increased operational transparency andgovernance of PWD
4. National roaddevelopment programs synergized
|Progress Toward Outcome||Project outcomes and full benefits would be realized upon the completion of the projects under the MFF.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Paved, repaired, or rehabilitated state roads
2. Staff with improved skills and revised operating procedures
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
(A) Civil Works:
All 9 civil works contracts to improve about 570 km of roads were awarded between Sept 2007 and Feb 2008. All the contracts have been completed.
(B) Infrastructure Management Component:
Infrastructure Management Consultants engaged under the project have completed their services in March 2009 and have prepared several reports related to business process reengineering, human resource development and training.
|Geographical Location||Almora, Almora, Bageshwar, Bageshwar, Barechhina, Berinag, Chakrata, Chamoli, Champawat, Dehra Dun, Dehradun, Fatehpur, Ghat, Gupta Kashi, Kalsi, Lansdowne, Lohaghat, Mahaan, Naini Tal, Nandaprayag, Nathuakhan, Parola, Pauri, Pauri Garhwal, Pithoragarh, Pokhri, Pulla, Ranikhet, Rudraprayag, Rudraprayag, Srinagar, State of Uttarakhand, Thal, Udham Singh Nagar, Udiyari, Uttarkashi|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||The implementation of environmental management plans is being monitored by supervision consultants and Public Works Department of Uttarakhand has been submitting environmental monitoring reports|
|Involuntary Resettlement||The resettlement impact under the project is insignificant and the resettlement activities have been undertaken in accordance with the short resettlement plans.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Consultations with key stakeholders, including affected persons, carried out.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultations with key stakeholders, including affected persons, will continue during implementation.|
|Consulting Services||Consultants for construction supervision ,Infrastructure Management Component and program support consultancy have been recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB.|
|Procurement||Procurement under the Project has been carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. All civil works contracts have been procured under national competitive bidding (NCB) procedures and post-qualification method.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Anil Kumar Motwani|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Public Works Department of Uttarakhand
Mr. G.S. Bansal
Public Works Deptt, Govt. of Uttarakhand, India
|Concept Clearance||23 Nov 2005|
|Fact Finding||18 Apr 2006 to 26 Apr 2006|
|MRM||31 May 2006|
|Approval||02 Jan 2007|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||23 Oct 2006|
|Last PDS Update||13 Mar 2013|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|02 Jan 2007||25 Oct 2007||14 Jan 2008||31 Mar 2012||31 Oct 2012||01 May 2013|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||74.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||50.00||02 Jan 2007||40.35||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||02 Jan 2007||40.35||0.00||100%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program (Project 1): Project Completion Report||Completion Reports||Aug 2017|
|Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Subproject 1)||Project/Program Administration Manual||May 2008|
|Amendments to Rebate and Surcharge Provisions of Loan Agreement dated 04 February 2008||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Feb 2008|
|Project Agreement for Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program -- Project 1 between Asian Development Bank and The State Of Uttarakhand dated 25 October 2007||Project/Program Agreements||Oct 2007|
|Loan Agreement for Uttaranchal State-Road Investment Program - Project 1 between India and Asian Development Bank dated 25 October 2007||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Oct 2007|
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Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|India: Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Project 1)||Validations of Project Completion Reports||Jan 2019|
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