The DWSIIP will complement past and ongoing efforts of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi to improve water supply services to the residents of National Capital Territory of Delhi. The DWSIIP will improve the infrastructure, management, and performance of the water supply services for 2.41 million people in the Wazirabad Water Treatment Plant command area located in North Delhi.
|Project Name||Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The DWSIIP will complement past and ongoing efforts of the Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi to improve water supply services to the residents of National Capital Territory of Delhi. The DWSIIP will improve the infrastructure, management, and performance of the water supply services for 2.41 million people in the Wazirabad Water Treatment Plant command area located in North Delhi.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program, in line with the ADB's water operational plan, will improve the performance of the existing water supply services to 2.6 million people residing in North East Delhi and improve the management capacity of the DJB, the service utility responsible for water supply and sanitation services in the National Capital Territory of Delhi covering about 18.85 million people.|
|Impact||Water supply services in Delhi improved (Handbook of Service Level Benchmarking, MOUD, Government of India , Master Plan for Delhi 2021 , and Water Supply Master Plan for Delhi ).|
|Outcome||Access to reliable, continuous, and sustainable water supply services improved in the Wazirabad WTP command area of Delhi|
Distribution network improved in the Wazirabad WTP command area
Water treatment and transmission systems improved in the Wazirabad WTP command area
Institutional capacity, district metering area management, and program management strengthened
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||Environment Category: B|
Involuntary Resettlement Category: B
The WTP reconstruction and rehabilitation work will be undertaken on the existing site while the water network improvement will be undertaken along the existing right of way. However, temporary impacts are expected during the water network improvement, which will be identified and mitigated through a Resettlement Plan.
Indigenous peoples Category: C
Delhi is generally homogeneous in the random distribution of groups across it. It is inhabited by population that has migrated to the city and does not house indigenous people.
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||NGO and CBOs will be engaged as part of the social assessment undertaken by the TA. The proposed investment program will build on the consultation and community participation exercises undertaken during the TA, with the support from consultants and NGOs. These include community participation for planning, design and implementation in highly dense and poor settlements.|
|During Project Implementation||Intensive community consultations will be carried over to the project implementation stages and user awareness will be included as an important activity.|
|Consulting Services||All consulting services recruitment will be undertaken through advance contracting and retroactive financing.|
|Procurement||All procurement will be undertaken through advance contracting and retroactive financing.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Sharma, Manoj|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Delhi Jal Board
Varunalaya Ph-II, Jhandewalan, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 110005 India
|Concept Clearance||29 Jul 2013|
|Fact Finding||23 Jan 2017 to 23 Jan 2017|
|MRM||04 Aug 2017|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||27 Mar 2017|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program: Project Data Sheet (हिन्दी)||Translated PDS||Sep 2013|
|Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Jul 2013|
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