India: Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Capacity Development for Community-based Flood Risk Management in Assam (Subproject 10)

Sovereign Project | 43166-082 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Totsuka, Natsuko South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development

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Project Name Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Capacity Development for Community-based Flood Risk Management in Assam (Subproject 10)
Project Number 43166-082
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7722-IND: Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Capacity Development for Community-based Flood Risk Management in Assam (Subproject 10)
Technical Assistance Grant Fund (UKG) US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development - Irrigation

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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome TA activities were implemented satisfactorily with the participation of concerned project staff, consultants and the EA. TA consultants supported the EA of the associated Loan 2684 fromAugust 2011 to Dec 2014. Throughout TA implementation, it was affected by the slow implementation progress of the associated loan project necessitating an extension of the TA implementation period until 31 December 2014.
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

Support from TA was completed in Dec 2014 with satisfactory quality.

Support from TA was completed in Dec 2014 with satisfactory quality.

Geographical Location Assam State (Dibrugarh, Kamrup, and Golaghat districts)

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The Project is included in the TA Cluster for Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction (approved on 31 August 2009). The design of the Project was discussed with the Government of India and State Government of Assam during the appraisal follow-up mission of the associated AIFRERMIP. The need for capccity development has also been stressed during the stakeholder workshops held at the time of loan project preparation in 2007-2009.
During Project Implementation

(i) State-level workshops are held at inception stage (for discussion of the approaches for the AIFRERMIP) and TA completion stage (for discussion of the performance and lessons) for community-based flood risk management; and

(ii) Continuous communication with FREMAA, WRD and other stakeholders have been maintained.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The C-TA subproject was expected to be implemented from August 2011 to June 2012. TA implementation period had been extended until 30 June 2014. ADB recruitment of 11.5 and person-months of international and national individual consultants, respectively, covering the areas of river engineering, flood management, morphology, community disaster risk management, training, procurement, and social safeguards has been completed. All consultants were engaged individually by ADB in consultation with the Government and AIFRERMA, and following ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants for selecting and engaging national consultants. The engagement of individual consultants aimed to mobilize best qualified experts who can contribute to the implementation of the specific technologies and best practices to be put into operation under the AIFRERMIP.

The consultants has prepared a synthetic consolidated inception report, and providing quarterly progress briefs. During TA implementation, the consultants will organize (i) state level workshops at inception stage (for discussion of the approaches for the AIFRERMIP) and TA completion stage (for discussion of the performance and lessons) for CBFRM, and (ii) state and national level expert advisory group meetings on FRM knowledge base and new technologies on a half yearly basis, and workshops at inception and TA completion stages.

Procurement The C-TA will procure office equipment (photocopying and fax machines and network facilities) for use of TA consultants during TA implementation, and which will be turned over to the project management office on TA completion.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Totsuka, Natsuko
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India

Timetable

Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Jul 2010
Last PDS Update 27 Feb 2015

TA 7722-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
07 Dec 2010 20 Apr 2011 20 Apr 2011 30 Jun 2012 31 Dec 2014 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 600,000.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 750,000.00 07 Dec 2010 502,310.98

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