The proposed multitranche financing facility (MFF) for the Rajasthan Secondary Towns Development Investment Program (RSTDIP) will complement past and ongoing efforts of the Government of Rajasthan (GOR) to improve infrastructure, management, and performance of urban services to 2.5 million residents of Rajasthan. The RSTDIP is estimated to cost $715 million with the MFF amount of $500 million to be provided in two equal tranches.
|Project Name||Rajasthan Secondary Towns Development Investment Program - Facility Concept|
|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
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Water and other urban infrastructure and services
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The proposed multitranche financing facility (MFF) for the Rajasthan Secondary Towns Development Investment Program (RSTDIP) will complement past and ongoing efforts of the Government of Rajasthan (GOR) to improve infrastructure, management, and performance of urban services to 2.5 million residents of Rajasthan. The RSTDIP is estimated to cost $715 million with the MFF amount of $500 million to be provided in two equal tranches.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The RSTDIP will help reduce nonrevenue water (NRW); provide 24x7 water supply; and expand the drainage and sewerage network, including fecal sludge management and decentralized wastewater systems, in Jaipur, the capital city, and 37 secondary towns in Rajasthan. The impact of the RSTDIP will be productivity, livability, and prosperity for the residents of Rajasthan improved. The outcome will be urban service delivery in Jaipur and secondary towns of Rajasthan improved.|
|Impact||Productivity, livability, and prosperity for the residents of Rajasthan improved (Government of India Three Year Action Agenda ; and the Government of Rajasthan Urban Development Policy )|
|Outcome||Urban service delivery in Jaipur and secondary towns of Rajasthan improved|
Water supply system rehabilitated and expanded in Jaipur and program towns
Wastewater and sanitation system rehabilitated and expanded in program towns
Institutional capacities, human resources, and program management strengthened
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
Project 1 of the RSTDIP is provisionally categorized B for involuntary resettlement, B for environment, and C for indigenous peoples. Necessary
safeguards documents will be prepared in accordance with the ADB''s Safeguard Policy Statement (SPS), 2009.
|Involuntary Resettlement||Category B|
|Indigenous Peoples||Category C|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The investment program will prepare a consultation and participation plan focusing on (i) identification of stakeholders and target groups, and baseline surveys; (ii) key message selection and use of information, education, and communication programs; and (iii) outreach to communities, schools, slums, and workers through various media and consultation activities for sharing information and obtaining feedback to refine the investment program design and implementation, as appropriate. The GESI action plan will ensure the participation of women and socially excluded groups in the investment program. Key stakeholders include the executing and implementing agencies of the GOR, nongovernment organizations, community-based organizations, and the local residents including the poor, women, children, students, media, and the local political and public representatives.|
|During Project Implementation||Inclusion of the socially excluded and poor is important for two reasons: provide access to women and the poor to affordable urban services, and skill development for better job opportunities. The consultation and participation plan will be effectively designed and implemented to ensure widespread and meaningful participation. Nongovernment organizations will be engaged to facilitate the participation of the poor and women, especially in low income communities, and undertake awareness program on various socially relevant issues such as legal connections, proper water use and water conservation, benefits of sewerage connections, potential capacity building and business opportunities, etc.|
|Consulting Services||The RUIDP will recruit consulting firms in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).|
|Procurement||Procurement of civil works and goods will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Pokhrel, Neeta|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Local Self Government Department (LSGD)
Urban Governance,Government Secretariat
Jaipur - 302005
|Concept Clearance||09 Jul 2017|
|Fact Finding||28 Feb 2019 to 12 Mar 2019|
|MRM||28 Jun 2019|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||25 Sep 2018|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Rajasthan Secondary Towns Development Investment Program - Facility Concept: Concept Paper||Concept Papers||Jul 2017|
|Rajasthan Secondary Towns Development Investment Program: Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Jul 2017|
|Preparing the Rajasthan Secondary Towns Development Investment Program: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Jul 2017|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|IND: Rajasthan Secondary Towns Improvement Development Program – Tranche 1||Advance Notice||Active||16 Oct 2017|
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