India : Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Land Transport Management and Master Plan for Sikkim (Subproject 6)

Sovereign Project | 43166-182

To support the socio-economic development of Sikkim State by formulating road network plan that caters for development of power, agriculture and tourism in the State.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Bajaj, Arun
    South Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    India
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Transport

Related Projects

Project Name
Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Land Transport Management and Master Plan for Sikkim (Subproject 6)
Project Number
43166-182
Country / Economy
  • India
Project Status
Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7538-IND: Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction - Land Transport Management and Master Plan for Sikkim (Subproject 6)
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Grant Fund (UKG) US$ 1.10 million
Strategic Agendas
  • Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change
  • Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

  • Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform

  • Industry and trade / Trade and services

  • Transport / Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender
No gender elements
Description
To support the socio-economic development of Sikkim State by formulating road network plan that caters for development of power, agriculture and tourism in the State.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Focus on establishing seamless connectivity via roads: national highways, state roads, and rural roads, as well as connectivity with other modes of transport such as railways. It will help poorer states like Sikkim to help address interstate disparities, build capacity, and support inclusive growth for poverty reduction and social development.

Impact

To support the socioeconomic development of Sikkim State by providing the needed transport connectivity.

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

To improve the capacity of transport sector agencies.

Progress Toward Outcome
The consultants will be mobilized from 1 March 2011.

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

(i) Core Road Network (CRDN) formulated; (ii) Road sector database established; (iii) Increased focus on road maintenance; (iv) Improved multimodal planning; and (v) Improved capacity building for road sector agencies.

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
The commencement of services of the consultants will be mobilized from 1 March 2011.
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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services
An international consulting firm with a total of 10.5 person months international and 45 person months of national consulting services has been recruited. The engagement of consultants have been in accordance with Guidelines on Use of Consultants.

Contact

Responsible ADB Officer
Bajaj, Arun
Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division
India Resident Mission (INRM)
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance

Timetable

Concept Clearance
31 Aug 2009
Fact Finding
05 Apr 2010 to 08 Apr 2010
MRM
-
Approval
21 May 2010
Last Review Mission
-
PDS Creation Date
10 Jun 2010
Last PDS Update
20 May 2011

Funding

TA 7538-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 May 2010 19 Aug 2010 19 Aug 2010 31 Aug 2011 30 Jun 2012 30 Nov 2012
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,100,000.00 275,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,375,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
17 Jun 2022 993,109.80

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