India: MFF - Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3

Sovereign Project | 41627-043

Project Name MFF - Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3
Project Number 41627-043
Country / Economy India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2687-IND: MFF - Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program (Tranche 3)
Ordinary capital resources US$ 208.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Large hydropower generation

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description Himachal Pradesh is a mountainous state with abundant water resources in the five major rivers flowing through the state from the western Himalayas. The power generation potential of Himachal Pradesh is about 23,000 MWabout one fourth of India's total hydropower potentialout of which about 6,480 MW has been developed. Recognizing the state's comparative advantage in hydropower generation, the main strategy of the Government of Himachal Pradesh (GOHP) is the development of Himachal Pradesh as the 'hydropower state_ of India. Harnessing this hydropower is vital to meet all in-state demand by providing affordable, reliable power to its residents as the state currently meets only about 50% of its power demand through its own power generating capacity. Harnessing this hydropower will also enable the export of excess power to the rest of the country for the benefit of power deficient states. Himachal Pradesh's focus on clean energy development will provide jobs to state residents and will further the country's goal of meeting its energy needs through treading a low carbon path. Furthermore, the Program will meet capacity development needs to further improve the state's power sector.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Tranche 3 investments will include (i) construction of the 100 MW Sainj Hydroelectric Project (certain civil works, underground powerhouse, river diversion, intake and desilting, and electrical works), and (ii) the works Stage II & III of the Kashang Hydroelectric Project (link tunnel, electrical works and second intake)._Harnessing this hydropower is vital to meet all in-state electricity demand by providing affordable, reliable power to it's residents, as the state currently meets only about 50% of its power demand through its own power generating capacity._This will also enable the export of excess power to the rest of the country for the benefit of poorer and power deficient states._Himachal Pradesh's focus on clean energy development will provide jobs to state residents and will further the country's goal of meeting its energy needs through clean, indigenous sources.
Impact

A sustainable state electricity sector and improved state finances.

Project Outcome
Description of Outcome

Increased clean energy production.

Progress Toward Outcome

1.At Sainj Hydroelectric project 100 MW capacity has been installed and fully functional.

2.At Kashang Hydroelectric project (a) stage I, 65 MW capacity has been installed and fully functional and (b) stage II, electro-mechanical works have been completed. Kerang-Kashang link Head-race Tunnel (HRT) works are being implemented.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Hydropower generation Infrastructure constructed.

- Subprojects proposed for tranche 3:_Construction of the 100 MW Sainj Hydroelectric project, and Stage II and III of the Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project.

(subproject construction includes certain civil works, underground powerhouse, river diversion, intake and desilting, electrical & interconnection works)

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

295 MW capacity has been installed.

Kerang-Kashang link Head-race Tunnel (HRT) works are under implementation which are_expected to be completed by December 2020.

Geographical Location Kinnaur, Sainj, State of Himachal Pradesh
Safeguard Categories
Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects HPPCL as implementing agency is responsible for undertaking subprojects in accordance with the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) covering the projects, and for implementing the Environmental Management Plans (EMPs) in accordance with the ADB Environment Policy and reports on the environmental compliance to ADB. A Social and Environmental Management Unit has been set up within the PMU.
Involuntary Resettlement Tranche 3 overall has been categorized as 'A' for involuntary resettlement (IR). HPPCL is responsible for implementing of the resettlement plans and for adherence to ADBs Policy on Involuntary Resettlement (1995). A Grievances Redress Committee addresses all complains raised by affected persons. The resettlement plans for these projects are being updated to reflect the final assessment of involuntary resettlement impacts.
Indigenous Peoples ADBs Policy on Indigenous Peoples (1998) applies, if impacts on IPs should arise. The Indigenous Peoples category for all tranches is C.
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design HPPCL has been consulting with stakeholders, including affected communities and various government officials, during the design stage. Local communities were consulted as part of the social and resettlement impact assessment to gather their views on the proposed program. All the affected persons were also consulted on a one-to-one basis through questionnaire surveys and focus group discussions.
During Project Implementation Consultations will continue during the entire project cycle according to the stakeholder participation plan.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

Consulting services are required to provide support to HPPCL for project implementation work, including design, supervision of construction, management for the subprojects under the tranche 1 loan, and for feasibility studies of future loans. Consulting services will be provided for evaluation, monitoring, and reporting purposes. In addition, consultants will support the capacity building component under the tranche 1 loan. Consultants will be selected and engaged in accordance with ADBs Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2007, as amended from time to time). Consulting firms will be selected using the quality- and cost-based selection method and simplified technical proposal. Individual experts may also be recruited based on biodata submitted in response to specific terms of reference for assignments.

Procurement Equipment, materials, and civil works to be financed under each loan of the MFF will be procured in accordance with ADBs Procurement Guidelines (2007, as amended from time to time), mainly through international and/or national competitive bidding.
Responsible ADB Officer Karbar, Vallabha R.
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Himachal Pradesh Power Corp. Ltd.
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM 06 Mar 2007
Approval 22 Oct 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 31 Aug 2010
Last PDS Update 26 Jun 2019

Loan 2687-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
22 Oct 2010 17 Jan 2011 17 Mar 2011 30 Jun 2016 22 Oct 2018 12 Mar 2020
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 208.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 208.00 11 Nov 2022 177.85 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 11 Nov 2022 177.85 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

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Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards
Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2020) Social Monitoring Reports Sep 2020
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program –Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2019) Social Monitoring Reports Jun 2020
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program –Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2019) Social Monitoring Reports Sep 2019
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program –Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2018) Social Monitoring Reports Feb 2019
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program –Tranche 3: Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2018) Social Monitoring Reports Sep 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3: Sainj HEP Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2018) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3: Sainj HEP Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2018) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 1 and 3: Integrated Kashang Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 1 and 3: Integrated Kashang Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3: Sainj HEP Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3 (Sainj Hydroelectric Project): Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranches 1 and 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3 (Sainj Hydroelectric Project): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3 (Sainj Hydroelectric Project): Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3 (Sainj Hydroelectric Project): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3 (Sainj Hydroelectric Project): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranches 1 and 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranche 3 (Sainj Hydroelectric Project): Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2016) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program – Tranches 1 and 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW) Social Monitoring Report (July-December 2017) Social Monitoring Reports May 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW) Social Monitoring Report (January-June 2017) Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2018
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranches 1 and 3: Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Nov 2016
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2016
HPCEDIP Tranches 1 and 3 - Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2016
HPCEDIP Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project Resettlement Plan Resettlement Plans Jun 2016
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Mar 2016
HPCEDIP Tranches 1 and 3 - Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (195 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2015
HPCEDIP Tranches 1 and 3 - Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Oct 2015
HPCEDIP Tranche 3 - Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2015
HPCEDIP Tranche 3 - Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2015
HPCEDIP Tranche 3 - Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Aug 2015
HPCEDIP Tranche 3 - Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
HPCEDIP Tranche 3 - Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (October-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
HPCEDIP Tranches 1 and 3 - Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
HPCEDIP Tranches 1 and 3 - Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2015
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2014
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2014
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (April-June 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2014
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 1 and Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2014
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Sep 2014
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (July-September 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2014
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (January-March 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Sainj Hydro Electric Project (100 MW): Environmental Monitoring Report (January - March 2013) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jun 2013
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW): Social and Environmental Monitoring Report (July - December 2012) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2013
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Sainj Hydro Electric Project (100 MW): Social and Environmental Monitoring Report (July - December 2012) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Apr 2013
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Integrated-Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW) (January to July 2012) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Nov 2012
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Sainj Hydro Electric Project (100 MW) (Report No. S-2012/1) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Nov 2012
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Integrated-Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Oct 2012
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW) Environmental and Social Monitoring Reports Jan 2012
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Sainj (100 MW) Hydro-Electric Project Social Monitoring Reports Dec 2011
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Kashang-Stage II & III Subproject Resettlement Plans Jun 2010
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Sainj Sub Project Resettlement Plans Jun 2010
MFF - Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Environmental Management Plan Environmental Assessment and Review Framework Feb 2010
Environmental Management Plan: Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 Mw) (Tranche 3) (December 2009) Environmental Management Plans Dec 2009
Environmental Management Plan: Sainj Subproject (Tranche 3) (December 2009) Environmental Management Plans Dec 2009
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW) - Executive Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Dec 2009
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Integrated Kashang Hydroelectric Project (243 MW) - Full Report Environmental Impact Assessments Dec 2009
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project - Executive Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Dec 2009
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program - Tranche 3: Sainj Hydroelectric Project - Full Report Environmental Impact Assessments Dec 2009
Himachal Pradesh Clean Energy Development Investment Program: Sainj Hydroelectric Project (100 MW) and Kashang Integrated Stage II and III Hydroelectric Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Aug 2009

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