|Project Name||Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Tranche 2|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change|
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome||0.33 million people already benefitted from improved water supply|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
438 Km of water pipes laid.
All four contract packages for sewerage infrastructure in Roorkee have been awarded and works are ongoing. 36% physical progress in sewage treatment plant has been achieved and 22 km of sewer lines have been laid.
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|
Urban Development Department
Uttarakhand State Unit
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||16 Mar 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|03 Nov 2011||31 Jan 2013||15 Apr 2013||31 Dec 2015||23 Jan 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||03 Nov 2011||67.60||0.00||85%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||03 Nov 2011||31.37||0.00||39%|
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No tenders for this project were found.
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Uttarakhand Urban Sector Development Investment Program - Project 2: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||May 2016|