India: Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 2
Project 2 will develop improve water supply infrastructures to cater for the demand up to 2026 at the government service standards in Almora, Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Ramnagar, and Rookee, and sewerage infrastructures to cater for needs up to 2026 in Ramnagar and Rookee. The works in Dehradun and Nainital is continuation of project 1.
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|Project Name||Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 2|
|Country / Economy||India
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban sewerage - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||Project 2 will develop improve water supply infrastructures to cater for the demand up to 2026 at the government service standards in Almora, Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Pithoragarh, Ramnagar, and Rookee, and sewerage infrastructures to cater for needs up to 2026 in Ramnagar and Rookee. The works in Dehradun and Nainital is continuation of project 1.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Ramnagar, and Rookee are the largest cities in Uttarakhand. However, water supply and sewerage service levels are not only below the national standards but also the national averages in may of the benchmarks.
The national targets for water supply coverage is between 94% and 100%, at per capita supply level at 135 litter for 24 house , with physical loss at 20%.
The national average for water supply coverage is 81%, at per capita supply level at 123 litter for 4 house , with physical loss at 25%.
- In Dehradun, water supply coverage is 99%, at per capita supply level at 114 litter for 8 house , with physical loss at 40%.
- In Haldwani, water supply coverage is 54%, at per capita supply level at 90 litter for 5 house , with physical loss at 44%.
- In Nainital, water supply coverage is 59%, at per capita supply level at 92 litter for 6 house , with physical loss at 39%.
- In Ramnagar, water supply coverage is 57%, at per capita supply level at 103 litter for 5 house , with physical loss at 40%.
- In Rookee, water supply coverage is 67%, at per capita supply level at 85 litter for 2 house , with physical loss at 60%. Sewerage coverage is 24% but not sewage treatment is inadequate.
These towns are not able to sustain the key urban services because of the core problem that is, the infrastructure is not adequate in terms of size and condition. This is mainly attributed to inadequate new investment and O&M.
|Impact||People, especially vulnerable households, will have increased access to better quality and sustainable urban infrastructure and services in 31 urban towns.|
|Description of Outcome||UDD and UUDSA provide improved urban services in 5 towns.|
|Progress Toward Outcome||Capacity building activities for PIU and PMU staff recently conducted in water supply operations and gender sensitive municipal services planning and provision.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Water supply infrastructure rehabilitated and constructed in Dehradun, Nainital, Haldwani, Ramnagar and Roorkee.
2. Sewerage infrastructure rehabilitated and constructed in Roorkee and designed for Ramnagar.
3. Performance of water supply operations improved in Nainital.
4. PMU and PIU's subproject management capacity and transparency strengthened.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Contract award and disbursement achievement has been varied during the project period, and have been achieved in some years.
Project information disclosed on EA website, and annual audit reports prepared and disclosed.
Training programs are regularly conducted to train and update staff on ADB policies and procedures.
4 WTPs taken up in Dehradun and Ramnagar under the project, with cumulative 61.5 MLD capacity, have been completed.
About 40,000 new piped water supply connections provided to date.
449 Km of water supply pipelines laid to date. Works ongoing.
NRW being progressively reduced, exact figures to be ascertained at the PCR preparation stage.
Adequate O&M staff have been deputed by line agency.
Water meters are being installed in Nainital for levying volumetric charges.
74 km sewer lines laid to date. Works ongoing.
|Geographical Location||Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Ramnagar, Roorkee|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||Most adverse environmental impacts associated with construction can be mitigated. IEEs include environmental management plans, which identify adequate mitigation measures.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||No land acquisition is required for project 2. Resettlement plans detail assistance and compensation required to address temporary impacts associated with rehabilitation and laying of pipes.|
|Indigenous Peoples||No indigenous peoples were identified in project 2 sites and these are supported by census data and confirmed through focus group discussions and census surveys subproject preparation.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||
Public consultation has been conducted to understand the local issues and public views regarding the overall project and possible impacts in Dehradun, Haldwani, Nainital, Ramnagar, and Rookee. Participation, consultation and informational dissemination were incorporated at several levels during planning of the project (i) while conducting poverty and social assessments in communities along the water supply subproject; (ii) validating principles on which entitlements for compensation levels specified; (iii) minimizing the potential adverse impact.
Following the subproject selection criteria, the subproject designs were discussed by the town level committees of the respective towns. A town-committee comprises Mayor or Chairperson, Executive Engineer of local PIU, Municipal Commissioner, Line Agencies' Representatives and NGO and Civil Societies.
|During Project Implementation||
A consultation and participation plan for project 2 was prepared. It plans:
- Project orientation workshop for government officials, officers, and staff of PMU, PIU, PMC, DSC, and CAPP-NGOs on tranche 2
- Four project awareness-raising seminars for the community in each project town for the duration of tranche 2
- Five consultation meetings with potential affected persons in the sewerage subproject in Ramnagar (for tranche 3 financing)
- One consultation workshop with the academia, NGOs, and other civil society organizations
- Strategic and Action Planning Workshop
- UUSDA general body meeting
- Quarterly PMU Monitoring Meetings
- Quarterly PIU (per project town) monitoring meetings
- Quarterly Town Committee Meetings
- Participatory monitoring meetings with community watchdogs
- Two technical trainings on O&M of water supply and sanitation in Nainital
|Consulting Services||Project 2 will finance the extended period of the existing three consultant contracts (one for investment program management, and two for design and construction supervision) from January 2013 to December 2014, subject to ADB's approval of contract extension. These consultants were engaged in 2008 in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). There will be a new team of consultants which will be recruited for operations management of water supply systems in Nainital, in accordance with the ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).|
|Procurement||All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). The procedures and modes as agreed and used under project 1 are in compliance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). The standard bidding documents and procurement procedures, as used for NCB under project 2, [was] reviewed and approved by ADB.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Dasgupta, Saugata|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Agency
Uttarakhand State Unit
|Approval||03 Nov 2011|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||22 Mar 2018|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|03 Nov 2011||31 Jan 2013||15 Apr 2013||31 Dec 2015||23 Jan 2018||09 Aug 2018|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||142.85||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||100.00||17 Jun 2022||50.20||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||17 Jun 2022||50.20||0.00||100%|
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No tenders for this project were found.
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor | Address||Executing Agency||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|Construction of Tubewells, Pumphouses, All Electro-Mechanical Works in Roorkee||Loan 2797||28 Mar 2017||Gurnam Singh and Company | 29/1, Industrial Area, Phase II Chandigarh 160002 India||Urban Development Department||1,175,439.75||837,445.48|
|Suppy, Install and Maintain AMR Meters, Handheld Units, Software, Incl 7 Years O&M in Nainital||Loan 2797||28 Mar 2017||Chetas Control Systems Pvt. Ltd. | Plot No.1, Survey No.1, Sidhatek Society Sutarwadi, Pashan, Pune411021 India||Urban Development Department||1,221,410.75||1,241,927.48|
|Construction of Tubewell, Pumphouses and Electro-Mechanical Works in Dehradun||Loan 2797||28 Mar 2017||Gurnam Singh and Company | 29/1, Industrial Area, Phase II, Chandigarh 160002 India||Urban Development Department||1,222,105.67||869,843.85|
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Project 2: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Aug 2017|