India: Assam Urban Infrastructure Project

Sovereign Project | 42265-024 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Penjor, Sangay South Asia Department Request for information
  • India
  • Technical Assistance
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Assam Urban Infrastructure Project
Project Number 42265-024
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7747-IND: Assam Urban Infrastructure Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation At the State level, an Empowered Committee (EC) chaired by Chief Secretary, GoA will be established with full delegated authority to represent the State of Assam on all project issues, and provide overall guidance to the S-PPTA. The Guwahati Development Department will be the Executing Agency (EA) for Guwahati; and the Urban Development Department will be the EA for Dibrugarh. For overall management of all activities of the project, a state-level PMU will be established headed by a full-time Project Director. The consultants and other support provided by the S-PPTA will be lodged in the PMU. The S-PPTA will be implemented over a period of 6 months from January to July 2011. About 4.5 person months of international and 12.5 person months of national consultants support is envisaged for a total of 17 person months.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services ADB will engage the consultants on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants by ADB and its Borrowers (February 2007, amended from time to time) and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for engaging international consultants. The disbursement under the S-PPTA will be made in accordance with the ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (May 2010, as amended from time to time). Outline terms of reference for the consultants is given in Appendix 6. The consultants will prepare inception, mid-term, and completion reports. All reports will be submitted within one week of the end of the reporting period.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Penjor, Sangay
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Guwahati Development Department
Secretary, Government of Assam, Civil Secretariat, Dispur-Guwahati 781006
Urban Development Department
Principal Secretary, Government of Assam, Civil Secretariat, Dispur-Guwahati


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Feb 2011

TA 7747-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2010 - 16 Dec 2010 31 Jul 2011 15 Sep 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 275,000.00 16 Dec 2010 175,595.19

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