Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program -Project 2 will help the State of Uttarakhand to (i) improve a sub-network of roads totaling about 898 kilometers; (ii) undertake business process re-engineering of Public Works Department (PWD); and (iii) increase PWD staff's asset management skills.
|Project Name||MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Subproject 2)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport - Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||Uttarakhand State Road Investment Program -Project 2 will help the State of Uttarakhand to (i) improve a sub-network of roads totaling about 898 kilometers; (ii) undertake business process re-engineering of Public Works Department (PWD); and (iii) increase PWD staff's asset management skills.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Increased efficiency, safety, comfort and reliability of inter-state and intra-state transport services and low road maintenance costs in Uttarakhand State .|
|Impact||Increased economic growth and reduced poverty in Uttarakhand.|
|Description of Outcome||
1. Increased efficiency of inter- and intrastate transport services;
2. Enhanced sustainability of road network in good condition;
3. Increased operational transparency and governance of PWD;
4. National road development 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:
The civil works for improvement and strengthening of roads with a total length of 898 km were awarded under 20 contract packages. As on 1 January 2015, 18 civil works contracts have been completed and remaining 2 contracts are expected to be completed by 31 March 2015.
(B) Infrastructure Management Component:
Infrastructure Management Consultant (IMC) engaged under the Project, to assist PWD in the implementation of this component has already completed its services. IMC has assisted PWD in the areas of (i) planning, and management information and project management system (MIPMS); (ii) road maintenance; and (iii) human resources strategy and training. IMC has also worked with PWD on a strategic plan for the rehabilitation and maintenance of PWD roads through area based maintenance contracts.
|Geographical Location||State of Uttarakhand, India|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||The implementation of environmental management plans is being monitored by supervision consultants and PWD of Uttarakhand has been submitting environmental monitoring reports|
|Involuntary Resettlement||The resettlement activities have been undertaken in accordance with the resettlement plans and have been completed|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The stakeholders including local governments and communities have been consulted during design stage.|
|During Project Implementation||The stakeholders including local governments and communities have been consulted during implementation stage.|
|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.|
|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||Motwani, Anil|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Public Works Department of Uttarakhand
Mr. G.S. Bansal
Govt. of Uttarakhand, Dehradun
|Concept Clearance||23 Nov 2005|
|MRM||05 Mar 2008|
|Approval||22 Oct 2008|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||06 Apr 2009|
|Last PDS Update||09 Mar 2015|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|22 Oct 2008||10 Feb 2009||22 Apr 2009||31 Mar 2013||31 Mar 2015||19 Aug 2015|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||200.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||140.00||22 Oct 2008||106.93||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||22 Oct 2008||106.93||0.00||100%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Amendment Letter to the Loan Agreement for Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program - Project 2 between India and Asian Development Bank (22 April 2009)||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Apr 2009|
|Project Agreement for Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program -- Project 2 between Asian Development Bank and The State of Uttarakhand dated 10 February 2009||Project/Program Agreements||Feb 2009|
|Loan Agreement for Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program -- Project 2 between India and Asian Development Bank dated 10 February 2009||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Feb 2009|
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