India: Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project

Sovereign Project | 42513-013 Status: Active

ADB is helping India upgrade about 615 kilometers of state highways in Karnataka. The project will expand existing roads into two lanes, construct bypasses, strengthen culverts and bridges, and build new road bridges, rail overbridges and cross-drainage structures. It will support improved road planning, programming, operation, maintenance, and safety.

 
Project Name Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project
Project Number 42513-013
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2705-IND: Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 305.00 million
TA 7667-IND: Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

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

-9 civil works contracts covering 615 km were awarded in Dec 2011.

-3 civil works contracts (AEP3, AEP6 & AEP9) were terminated in 2014 due to poor performance of the contractors.

- 3 terminated contracts were split in to 7 packages to expedite completion of balance works. All these 7 packages have been procured by GoK and works are in progress.

- 1 ROB has been completed and 3 ROBs are in progress.

- Original 6 civil works contracts have been completed.

- Consultancy contract to support establishment and operation of PRAMC was awarded on 10 Dec 2012. A Road Asset Management System is being established.

- PRAMC has prepared a draft budget proposal for 2017-18 for GOK consideration.

-A Road Safety Unit is created under PWD. TA consultant has supported operationalization of road safety unit. An accident black-spot program has been developed for implementation through state funds.

Geographical Location Karnataka State

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects The project is classified category B in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement (2009). Initial environmental examinations were therefore prepared for all project roads, including the rail overbridges.
Involuntary Resettlement The project is categorized as category A in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement. Separate resettlement plans have been prepared for each project road in accordance with ADB's Safeguard Policy Statement and relevant national and state laws and regulations.
Indigenous Peoples NA
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design All stakeholders and affected people have been consulted during the processing stage.
During Project Implementation Consultations as required, will be carried out during project implementation.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The project includes consulting services to supervise the implementation of civil works and support the establishment and operation of the Planning and Road Asset Management Centre (PRAMC) of the PWD. For recruitment of consultants, ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time) apply.
Procurement For procurement of goods and works financed wholly or in part by ADB, ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time) apply. The project provides for procurement through post-qualification by applying a single-stage two-envelope bidding procedure.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Bajaj, Arun
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Public Works, Ports & Inland Water Transport Dept.
[email protected]
3rd Floor, Vikasa Soudha
Bangalore-560 001
Karnataka, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 15 Mar 2017

Loan 2705-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Nov 2010 20 Jul 2011 12 Sep 2011 30 Jun 2015 30 Jun 2018 -
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 452.75 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 305.00 29 Nov 2010 290.67 0.00 95%
Counterpart 147.75 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 29 Nov 2010 179.73 0.00 59%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating - - - - - Satisfactory

TA 7667-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Nov 2010 28 Mar 2011 28 Mar 2011 31 Dec 2014 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,500,000.00 29 Nov 2010 1,292,203.02

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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
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July 2016-March 2017) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2017
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (May-December 2015) Environmental Monitoring Reports Nov 2016
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (April-December 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports May 2015
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (July-December 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Jul 2013
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report (April 2013 - February 2014) Environmental Monitoring Reports Apr 2013
Karnataka State Highways Improvement Project II: 1st Quarterly Monitoring Report (September - November 2011) Social Monitoring Reports Mar 2013
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Environmental Monitoring Report - June 2012 (updated to 15 November 2012) Environmental Monitoring Reports Dec 2012
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Updated Resettlement Plan for AEP 7 Resettlement Plans Jan 2011
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP1 64 (Magadi - Koratagere) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP9 21C-F (Soundatti - Kamatagi) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP3 57 (Gubbi - Mandya) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP8 31 (Mudgal - Gangawathi) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP4 T13 and T17 (Jagalgur - SH 19) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP5 48A (Padubidri - Karkala) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP6 42 (Davanagere - Birur) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP 2 64H (Pavagada - A.P. Border) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: AEP7 27 (Shelavadi - Gadag) Initial Environmental Examination Oct 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 4 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 9 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 5 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 1 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 6 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 2 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Updated Resettlement Plan for AEP 7 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 3 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010
Karnataka State Highway Improvement Project: Draft Resettlement Plan for AEP 8 Resettlement Plans Aug 2010

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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Tenders

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Contracts Awarded

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Procurement Plan