India: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program Tranche 3
The proposed project is the third tranche of the Tamil Nadu Urban flagship Program, which will develop priority water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in strategic industrial corridors in Tamil Nadu.
South Asia Department
Request for information
23 November 2022
- Water and other urban infrastructure and services
|Project Name||Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program Tranche 3|
|Country / Economy||India
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban flood protection - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The proposed project is the third tranche of the Tamil Nadu Urban flagship Program, which will develop priority water supply, sewerage, and drainage infrastructure in strategic industrial corridors in Tamil Nadu.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The MFF will address key urbanization challenges, including: (a) acute infrastructure deficits and low service levels; (b) water scarcity from recurring droughts linked to climate change; (c) environmental pollution; (d) weak capacity of urban local bodies (ULBs) to undertake operation and maintenance (O&M); (e) inadequate tariff revisions; and (f) weak governance.|
(i) Universal access to basic water and sanitation services achieved (Vision Tamil Nadu 2023).
(ii) World-class cities and industrial corridors across the state developed (Vision Tamil Nadu 2023).
(iii) Water security and reduced vulnerability to climate change in urban areas achieved (Tamil Nadu Sustainable Water Security Mission, State Action Plan on Climate Change).
|Description of Outcome||
Livability and climate resilience in selected cities in priority industrial corridors enhanced.
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Climate resilient sewage collection and treatment, and drainage systems developed in two cities (Coimbatore and Thoothukudi).
Water supply system in one city (Madurai) improved with smart features.
Institutional capacity, public awareness, and urban governance strengthened
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||Three IEEs were prepared. The proposed subprojects and components are located in urban areas of Madurai, Coimbatore and coastal city of Thoothukudi. Water and sewer lines, and drains will be constructed along existing public roads within right of ways, and facilities such as pumping stations, water tanks, and treatment plants etc., will be constructed over vacant land parcels in and around the towns. Given urban setting of project sites, there are no environmentally sensitive areas such as forests or protected areas. There are also no places of archeological, historical or cultural importance. Madurai is a prominent historical and cultural city in the state, however, none of the places of interest, including the famous Madurai temple, is in the project area. In Coimbatore, and selected sewage treatment plant sites are away from habitation. Thoothukudi is located along the east coast of India on Gulf of Mannar, and proposed drains will be constructed along the roads in a part of the town where there are no environmentally or culturally sensitive areas. Project area is about 6 km away from the nearest boundary of Gulf Mannar marine national park comprising 21 islands and spread over 560 sq. km in the Bay of Bengal. It is also about 1-2 km away from the eco sensitive zone notified around the national park. None of the subproject components are located in coastal regulation zone notified by the government.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||Three resettlement plans were prepared for sewerage subproject in Coimbatore, water supply distribution subproject in Madurai and storm water drainage subproject in Thoothukudi. Construction of these subprojects will be accommodated either within the existing facilities' premises or on vacant government lands. No permanent and/or temporary land acquisition or significant impacts are envisaged. Nonetheless, potential temporary income loss has been assessed to 363 affected households (1,380 family members) comprising street vendors, roadside movable and transitory business, due to proposed pipelaying and drainage construction. 135 households (617 members) will also incur minor structure loss (soak pits and/or ramps) built on government lands - drainage alignments are under the legal jurisdiction of the government in Thoothukudi SWD subproject. Of the total affected households, 265 households (1039 family members) are considered vulnerable. Adequate consultations have been carried out during resettlement plan preparation. The resettlement plans will be finalized during detailed measurement surveys and design validation. Executing and implementing agencies will ensure that consultations will be sustained during construction.|
Tranche 3 is classified as category C for Indigenous Peoples impact. No scheduled tribes were identified during the field visits and socioeconomic surveys and assessment undertaken in Coimbatore, Madurai and Thoothukudi. The scheduled tribe population in each of the three city corporation areas is less than 0.5% of their respective total populations and is scattered across city wards. The project does not impact Indigenous Peoples' dignity, human rights, livelihood systems or territories or natural or cultural resources that are used, owned, occupied, or claimed by indigenous peoples as their ancestral domain or asset.
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||A project-level community awareness and participation plan (CAPP) has been prepared to strengthen stakeholder participation. The activities, key messages and methodology were planned to involve key stakeholders including the poor and women. Stakeholder mapping was carried out to identify stakeholders and plan information and communication strategies.|
|During Project Implementation||The CAPP will be inclusive and participatory during project planning, implementation and monitoring. Adequate participation of civil society organizations in project implementation will be ensured with the inclusion of specific activities and indicators involving training and capacity building of self-help groups in the design monitoring framework, gender action plan (GAP) and CAPP. The self-help groups will be involved in awareness and consultation activities as part of CAPP implementation, including facilitating participation and empowering the poor. A gender and community development and participation assistant within the construction management and supervision consultant and governance improvement and awareness consultants (GIAC) will be mobilized to implement and monitor CAPP activities, with adequate resources provided.|
|Consulting Services||ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time)|
|Procurement||ADB Procurement Guidelines (2015, as amended from time to time)|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Shoji, Hikaru|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Municipal Administration and Water Supply Dep't
Tamil Nadu Urban Infrastructure Financial Services Ltd.
|MRM||30 Jun 2022|
|Approval||23 Nov 2022|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||24 Nov 2022|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|23 Nov 2022||27 Dec 2022||-||31 Dec 2026||-||-|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||193.50||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||125.00||29 Dec 2022||0.00||0.00||0%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||29 Dec 2022||0.00||0.00||0%|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Program Agreement for Loan 4253-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program – Project 3||Project/Program Agreements||Dec 2022|
|Loan Agreement (Ordinary Operations) for Loan 4253-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program - Project 3||Loan Agreement (Ordinary Resources)||Dec 2022|
|Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Project Tranche 3: Periodic Financing Request Report||Periodic Financing Request Reports||Nov 2022|
|Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program Tranche 3: Gender Action Plan||Gender Action Plans||Nov 2022|
|Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Project Tranche 3: Tranche-at-a-Glance Report||Tranche Reports||Oct 2022|
|Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Project Tranche 3: Periodic Financing Request Report||Periodic Financing Request Reports||Oct 2022|
|Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program Tranche 3: Project Administration Manual||Project/Program Administration Manual||Apr 2022|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|PDC VIII||Firm - Consulting||Active||31 Dec 2022||12 Feb 2023|
|PDC X||Firm - Consulting||Closed||31 Dec 2022||29 Jan 2023|
|PDC IX||Firm - Consulting||Active||26 Dec 2022||07 Feb 2023|
|PDC X||Firm - Consulting||Closed||16 Jul 2022||15 Aug 2022|
|49107-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program-Tranche 3||Invitation for Bids||Closed||09 Jun 2022||28 Jul 2022|
|PDC-VII||Firm - Consulting||Closed||16 Apr 2022||20 May 2022|
|49107-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program-Tranche 3 [TNUIFP/MDU/05] - CORRIGENDUM||Invitation for Bids||Closed||31 Mar 2022||28 Apr 2022|
|49107-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program-Tranche 3 [TNUIFP/MDU/05] - ORIGINAL||Invitation for Bids||Closed||28 Feb 2022||12 Apr 2022|
|49107-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program-Tranche 3 [TNUIFP/CBE/04]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||28 Feb 2022||06 May 2022|
|49107-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program-Tranche 3 [TNUIFP/CBE/05]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||28 Feb 2022||06 May 2022|
|49107-IND: Tamil Nadu Urban Flagship Investment Program – Tranche 3||Advance Notice||Active||12 Mar 2021|
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