India: Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 47176-002 Status: Proposed

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 Details

Project Officer
Sharma, Manoj South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
 
Project Name Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program
Project Number 47176-002
Country India
Project Status Proposed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept: Delhi Water Supply Improvement Investment Program
Ordinary capital resources US$ 290.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
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 [2008], Master Plan for Delhi 2021 [2011], and Water Supply Master Plan for Delhi [2011]).
Outcome Access to reliable, continuous, and sustainable water supply services improved in the Wazirabad WTP command area of Delhi
Outputs

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

Geographical Location
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects Environment Category: B
Involuntary Resettlement

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

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.
Business Opportunities
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
Executing Agencies
Delhi Jal Board
Varunalaya Ph-II, Jhandewalan, Karol Bagh, New Delhi 110005 India
Timetable
Concept Clearance 29 Jul 2013
Fact Finding 23 Jan 2017 to 23 Jan 2017
MRM 04 Aug 2017
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Mar 2017

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