India: Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program-Tranche 3
Project 3 will continue expanding sewerage and drainage services in selected peripheral areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to at least 3,000 additional households and provide sewage treatment for at least 100,000 households covered under Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program. It will construct (i) at least 43 km of additional sewer drain pipes; (ii) four pumping stations and at least 13 km of pumping mains and one existing pumping station upgraded; and (iii) three sewage treatment plants, with at least 115 million liters per day combined capacity. Project 3 will support KMC in enhancing its operational capacity and resilience of urban services. It will provide planning, preparatory and transaction advisory services for a comprehensive sanitation improvement in Kolkata, improve inclusiveness of public places, and provide training and capacity building of KMC staff in resilient urban services operations.
Hosur Viswanath, Ashwin
South Asia Department
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- Water and other urban infrastructure and services
|Project Name||Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program-Tranche 3|
|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
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban sanitation - Urban sewerage
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||Project 3 will continue expanding sewerage and drainage services in selected peripheral areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) to at least 3,000 additional households and provide sewage treatment for at least 100,000 households covered under Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program. It will construct (i) at least 43 km of additional sewer drain pipes; (ii) four pumping stations and at least 13 km of pumping mains and one existing pumping station upgraded; and (iii) three sewage treatment plants, with at least 115 million liters per day combined capacity. Project 3 will support KMC in enhancing its operational capacity and resilience of urban services. It will provide planning, preparatory and transaction advisory services for a comprehensive sanitation improvement in Kolkata, improve inclusiveness of public places, and provide training and capacity building of KMC staff in resilient urban services operations.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) is mandated to provide urban services, including water supply, sewerage and drainage, to more than 5 million citizens of the Kolkata megacity. The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development conducted the first global assessment of port cities' exposure to climate risks in 2007, and identified Kolkata and Mumbai in India among the top 10 cities with high exposure to flooding under current climate change forecasts._Over the last 2 decades, and with external partners' assistance, such as the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank, KMC has prepared and adopted comprehensive master plans and policies to increase its climate resilience._In 2012, KMC prepared a road map to improve its water supply, sewerage, and drainage services by addressing gaps in coverage and operational efficiency._Physical investment of $4 billion, and other investments in reforms and operational efficiency, including on-the-job training of $20 million, were estimated. Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program is a result of these investment plans and roadmap, master plans, and policies, to meet part of the large investment need to improve urban services and increase its resilience to climate change. Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program incorporates phased sequencing for investment to systematically achieve expansions in sewerage and drainage network in peripheral or previously uncovered areas of Kolkata including the flood prone areas, increase sewage treatment capacity, improve water supply targeting reductions in nonrevenue water and increase financial and operational efficiency for sustained service improvement.|
Access to water supply and sanitation in the service areas of Kolkata Municipal Corporation improved
|Description of Outcome||
Sanitation service quality, operational sustainability, and climate resilience in selected areas of KMC improved
|Progress Toward Outcome||As the project is making steady progress on works, it is expected to meet the outcome in a timely manner.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Sewerage and drainage network extension to peripheral areas continued
Operational capacity for urban services strengthened
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
1.Sewerage and drainage network extension to peripheral areas continued: (i) Out of additional 5 pumping stations, 2 constructed and 3 are under construction and 5.3 km of pumping mains laid; (ii) 3 additional STPs having combined capacity of 108 MLD are under construction; (iii) 14 km of additional sewer drainpipes laid so far; and (iv) 315 additional households connected to S&D network against the target of 3,000 so far.
2.Operational capacity for urban services strengthened: (i) A solid waste management master plan prepared and approved. KEIIP to commence exercise of feasibility assessment and due diligence; (ii) KMC water supply staff trained at urban management Centre, administrative training institute, government of West Bengal on Water Loss Management, including all eligible female staff.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||Three initial environmental examinations (IEEs) with environmental management plans (EMPs) were prepared and submitted for ADB's review in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS), 2009, and government laws. Draft IEEs will be updated/finalized based on detailed engineering design or any change in components design, location or unanticipated impacts. The Environmental Assessment and Review Framework (EARF) has been updated to reflect issuances on relevant environmental rules and regulations. The EARF would provide guidance on safeguard screening, assessment, institutional arrangements, and processes to be followed for components of the project, where design takes place after ADB approval. Safeguards assessment and documentation of the remaining subprojects will be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the EARF. Described below are the institutional roles and responsibilities to ensure subprojects, in its project cycle, will not deteriorate or interfere with the environmental sensitivity of a project area but rather improve environmental quality through development of infrastructure facilities. The existing institutional arrangement for implementation of the KEIIP Project 1 and Project 2, which has been functioning satisfactorily, will continue. The responsibilities of the Environmental Specialist in the PMU's SMU include ensuring (i) environmental safeguard issues are addressed; (ii) EMP is implemented; (iii) physical and non-physical activities under the subproject are monitored; and (iv) monitoring reports are prepared on a timely manner and submitted to ADB. The PMU Environmental Specialist will be supported by the environmental and community mobilizer teams.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||The resettlement framework was updated during the processing of Project 2 in 2015_to ensure consistency with ADB's SPS 2009 and government laws. Seven land acquisition and involuntary resettlement due diligence reports (DDRs) were prepared and submitted for ADB's review for Project 3, in accordance with ADB's SPS, 2009, and government laws. Safeguards assessment and documentation of the remaining subprojects will be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the resettlement framework, if applicable.|
|Indigenous Peoples||Due diligence on indigenous people reveals that: (i) Project 3 will not have any impacts on indigenous peoples as the project sites are in urban areas with no indigenous people communities living in there. Safeguards assessment and documentation of the remaining subprojects will be carried out in accordance with the provisions of the indigenous people's framework, if applicable.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||
Stake holders at all levels, will be consulted and involved during design.
|During Project Implementation||
Stake holders at all levels, will be consulted and involved during implementations
|Procurement||Eight civil works packages will be procured under Project 3. 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||Hosur Viswanath, Ashwin|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Kolkata Municipal Corporation
|MRM||23 May 2018|
|Approval||13 Aug 2018|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||14 Dec 2022|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|13 Aug 2018||03 Oct 2018||14 Dec 2018||31 Aug 2023||-||-|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||143.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||100.00||10 Dec 2022||80.92||0.00||81%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||10 Dec 2022||42.08||0.00||42%|
|Status of Covenants|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|13 Aug 2018||17 Jan 2019||17 Jan 2019||31 Dec 2021||30 Nov 2022||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|0.00||2,000,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||2,000,000.00||10 Dec 2022||908,460.74|
|Status of Covenants|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Loan 3689-IND: Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program, Tranche 3 [KEIIP/ICB/TR-3/SD36/2022-23 Lot 1/2/3/4/5]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||08 Nov 2022||19 Dec 2022|
|Loan 3689-IND: Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program, Tranche 3 [KEIIP/ICB/TR-3/SD35/2022-23]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||08 Nov 2022||19 Dec 2022|
|Knowledge and Learning Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||12 Oct 2021||01 Nov 2021|
|Flood Early Warning Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||22 May 2021||31 May 2021|
|Hydrological Modelling, Emergency Management||Individual - Consulting||Closed||08 May 2021||21 May 2021|
|Climate Change and Disaster Management Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||08 May 2021||17 May 2021|
|Solid Waste Management Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||20 Dec 2018||04 Jan 2019|
|Social Vulnerability Audits Expert||Individual - Consulting||Closed||16 Nov 2018||22 Nov 2018|
|Preparing Solid Waste Management Component||Firm - Consulting||Closed||22 Sep 2018||15 Nov 2018|
|IND: Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program (KEIIP) – Project 3||Advance Notice||Active||15 Sep 2017|
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor | Address||Executing Agency||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|CONSTRUCTION OF 23 MLD SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT AT R AJPUR - SONARPUR, RANIA INCLUDING OPERATION AND MA INTENANCE FOR 15 YEARS||Loan 3689||05 Mar 2021||TEPL-SNET JV, A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN TRADERS | O TECH PVT LTD, NEW DELHI INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||9,361,817.93||7,085,623.48|
|IMPROVEMENT OF S&D SYSTEM IN MUKUNDAPUR AREA (PART OF WARD 109) INCLUDING CONSTRUCTION OF MUKUNDAPUR PUMPING STATION (WARD 109)||Loan 3689||05 Mar 2021||LAXMI-WM JV, A JOINT VENTURE BETWEEN WILO MAT | IL ENGINEERING SERVICES PVT LTD, KOHLAPU R INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||20,610,825.17||15,599,592.71|
|DEVELOPMENT OF S&D NETWORK IN BAKRAHAT ROAD CATCHM ENT (WARD 125) AND LAYING OF RCC SEWER LINE ALONG BAKRAHAT ROAD AND DH ROAD (CONTRACT PKG - SD31R2)||Loan 3689||12 Nov 2020||ATOZ-ADHUNIK (JV) | WEST BENGAL, INDIA INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||6,539,941.04||4,982,636.33|
|IMPROVEMENT OF S&D NETWORK AND CONSTRUCTION OF A P UMPING STATION IN ALIPORE BODYGUARD LINE PREMISES IN WARD 74||Loan 3689||12 Sep 2019||M/S RG-JYOTI (JV) | ILD TECH PVT LTD, 625 URBAN ESTATE, PHAS E I, JALANDHAR-144004, PUNJAB INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||5,795,266.53||4,427,221.44|
|CONSTRUCTION OF TWO NEW PUMPING STATIONS NEAR CONF LUENCE OF LALABABU NIKASHI & BAGJOLA CANAL AND WIT HIN BEHALA NODE C PREMISES, SAKUNTALA PARK||Loan 3689||27 Aug 2019||RAMKY INFRASTRUCTURE LTD. | RAMKY GRANDLOSE 15TH FLOOR, GACHIBOWLI HYDERABAD INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||9,345,935.86||7,056,978.40|
|LOT-1 DEV. OF S&D NETWORK IN CHURIAL EXT PS CATCHM ENT & DIAMOND PARK CATCHMENT & CONST OF CHURIAL EX T. PUMPING STATION, BOROUGH XVI, WARD 124,143,14||Loan 3689||17 Jul 2019||SIMPLEX INFRASTRUCTURE LIMITED | REGD OFF: SIMPLEX HOUSE,27,SHAKESPEARE SARANI, KOLKATA -700 017 INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||16,940,542.87||12,374,576.73|
|Capacity Development||Technical Assistance 9561||09 Apr 2019||COWI A/S (DENMARK) in association with CRISIL RISK & INFRASTRUCTURE SOLUTIONS LTD. (INDIA) | PARALLELVEJ 2 DK-2800 KONGENS LYNGBY DENMARK||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||998,160.00||—|
|DEVT OF S&D NETWORK IN CHURIAL EXT CANAL SUB-BASIN BOROUGH XIII & XVI (PART OF WARD 122, 123, 124) 5 YRS O&M OF PUMP STN||Loan 3689||27 Dec 2018||ITD-CEMINDIA JOINT VENTURE | NATIONAL PLASTIC BLDG, A-SUBHASH ROAD P.B. SCHEME, VILE PARLE (EAST), MUMBAI INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||42,414,524.07||23,583,319.59|
|CONSTRUCTION OF WBSETCL SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT (45 MLD) 5 YRS O&M||Loan 3689||27 Dec 2018||SNET-SSG JV(SN ENVIRO TECH-SSG INFRATECH) | F90/32, OKHLA INDUSTRIAL AREA PHASE 1 NEW DELHI 110020 INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||11,818,040.81||8,907,603.34|
|CONSTRUCTION OF SEWAGE TREATMENT PLANT AT BANK PLT, MG ROAD, JOKA 5 YRS O&M||Loan 3689||27 Dec 2018||SN ENVIRO TECH (SNET)-EAGLE INFRA JV | OKHLA INDUSTRIAL AREA PHASE I NEW DELHI 110020 INDIA||Kolkata Municipal Corporation||10,664,765.46||8,038,345.94|
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Kolkata Environmental Improvement Investment Program-Tranche 3: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Apr 2022|