38412-033: Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2 | Asian Development Bank

India: Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2

Sovereign (Public) Project | 38412-033 Status: Active
 
Project Name Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2
Project Number 38412-033
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 3755-IND: Assam Integrated Flood and River Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2
Ordinary capital resources US$ 60.16 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Rural flood protection - Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban flood protection

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description Incorporating lessons from Project 1, Project 2 for $60.16 million will fund a combination of structural and nonstructural measures in the three subproject areas (Palasbari-Gumi, Kaziranga, and Dibrugarh) along the Brahmaputra River in Assam. The structural measures will include: (i) 20 kilometers (km) of riverbank protection works with innovative technologies, combined with 5 km of pro-siltation measures; (ii) upgrade of 13 km of flood embankments; and (iii) construction of four sluice gates and one pumping station to improve drainage. Monitoring and adaptive maintenance of the infrastructure will also be included to cope with the highly dynamic morphological processes of the river. The nonstructural measures will continue the methodologies used under Project 1 and cover community involvement and community-based flood risk management activities.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The investment program tackles one of the critical development inhibitors of Assam: recurrent flooding from the Brahmaputra River (the world fourth largest river), exacerbated by unpredictable erosion of its riverbanks. Since the Great Assam Earthquake in 1950, the river has widened from about 6 to 9 km along its 650 km course in Assam. Natural hazards and remoteness have led to a slower development of the economy compared with the national average, while population growth and density are similar. Therefore, Assam faces high poverty and depends highly on agriculture.
Impact Economic vulnerability and social disruption caused by flood and riverbank erosion risks in Assam reduced.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Resilience to flood and riverbank erosion risks in selected flood-prone areas along the Brahmaputra River increased.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Institutional and knowledge-based flood and riverbank erosion risk management (FRERM) planning strengthened

Comprehensive FRERM structural and nonstructural measures developed, implemented and maintained in three subproject areas

Multidisciplinary investment program management strengthened.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Dibrugarh, Kaziranga, Palasbari
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design TBD
During Project Implementation TBD
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services All advance contracting and retroactive financing will be undertaken in conformity with ADB Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time) and ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).
Procurement All advance contracting and retroactive financing will be undertaken in conformity with ADB Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time) and ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). All procurement of goods and works will be undertaken in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time).
Responsible ADB Officer Yadav, Rajesh
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Flood and River Erosion Management Agency of Assam
[email protected]
Office of the CEO, FREMAA
4th floor, Nayantara Supermarket Building
Six Mile, Guwahati, Pin - 781022
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 03 Sep 2018
Approval 07 Dec 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 10 Dec 2018

Loan 3755-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Dec 2018 13 Dec 2018 21 Feb 2019 18 Oct 2020 - -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 82.34 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 60.16 07 Dec 2018 37.16 0.00 62%
Counterpart 22.18 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 07 Dec 2018 0.00 0.00 0%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Gumi Subproject Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Aug 2018
Multitranche Financing Facility - Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Kaziranga Subproject (Golaghat District) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Aug 2018
Multitranche Financing Facility - Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Kaziranga Subproject (Golaghat District) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Jul 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Kaziranga Subproject Draft Resettlement and Indigenous Peoples Plan Combined Resettlement Plan and Indigenous Peoples Plans Jun 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program – Project 2: Palasbari Subproject – Palasbari and Gumi Reach, Kamrup District Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination May 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Palasbari Subproject (Kamrup District) Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination May 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Dibrugarh Subproject Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Apr 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Dibrugarh Subproject (Package D1) Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Apr 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Palasbari-Gumi Subproject (Packages P1 and P2) Updated Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Apr 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Dibrugarh Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Dibrugarh Subproject Initial Environmental Examination Initial Environmental Examination Mar 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Dibrugargh Subproject (Package D2) Resettlement Plan (updated draft) Resettlement Plans Jan 2018
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Palasbari-Gumi Subproject (Packages P1 and P2) Resettlement Plan Resettlement Planning Documents Nov 2017
Assam Integrated Flood and Riverbank Erosion Risk Management Investment Program - Project 2: Dibrugargh Subproject (Package D2) Resettlement Plan Resettlement Planning Documents Aug 2017

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