India: Integrated Urban Flood Management for the Chennai-Kosasthalaiyar Basin Project - Additional Financing
The additional financing will be used to expand the scope of (49107-009 - Integrated Urban Flood Management for the Chennai-Kosasthalaiyar Basin Project), particularly to help the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) enhance flood retention in the Kadapakkam Lake through ecosystem restoration. It will demonstrate nature-based solutions (NbS) for climate change adaptation through rejuvenation of the water body, promoting integrated flood risk management to strengthen disaster resilience, mitigate environmental degradation, and enhance biodiversity. The additional financing will also strengthen capacity in the GCC and other stakeholders and increase awareness of the advantages of NbS for urban flood risk management.
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|Project Name||Integrated Urban Flood Management for the Chennai-Kosasthalaiyar Basin Project - Additional Financing|
|Country / Economy||India
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Grant
|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
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Effective gender mainstreaming|
|Description||The additional financing will be used to expand the scope of (49107-009 - Integrated Urban Flood Management for the Chennai-Kosasthalaiyar Basin Project), particularly to help the Greater Chennai Corporation (GCC) enhance flood retention in the Kadapakkam Lake through ecosystem restoration. It will demonstrate nature-based solutions (NbS) for climate change adaptation through rejuvenation of the water body, promoting integrated flood risk management to strengthen disaster resilience, mitigate environmental degradation, and enhance biodiversity. The additional financing will also strengthen capacity in the GCC and other stakeholders and increase awareness of the advantages of NbS for urban flood risk management.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Kadapakkam Lake is in a newly developing peri-urban part of the ChennaiKosasthalaiyar basin. Located near the Manali industrial hub in north Chennai, the lake is under worsening risk of water pollution, encroachment, and biodiversity loss. Recognizing the complex causes of urban flooding and the pressing need to strengthen climate and disaster resilience and environmental conservation, the additional financing will provide adaptive NbS to maximize environmental services over time and provide long-lasting benefits.|
Chennai City made a safe place to live in, with reduced vulnerability to disaster
|Description of Outcome||
Climate and disaster resilience in the ChennaiKosasthalaiyar River basin strengthened
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Climate-resilient urban flood protection infrastructure improved in the ChennaiKosasthalaiyar River basin
Urban flood preparedness of the GCC and project communities enhanced
Measures for sustaining O&M of stormwater drainage system established in the GCC
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||Proposed activities will improve the environment around the lake and are unlikely to have significant adverse environmental impacts that are unprecedented or irreversible.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||No land acquisition or physical or economic displacement is envisaged in the components supported by the additional financing. Continuous stakeholder consultation will be undertaken in project implementation.|
|Indigenous Peoples||Based on field visit and consultation, no tribal population was found in the project area.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Project beneficiaries and stakeholders will participate in the consultations and social media platforms to increase their awareness on project feature and benefits.|
|During Project Implementation||Community members will join the consultations on project benefits and increase the awareness of nature-based solutions.|
|Consulting Services||Individual consultants to be hired|
|Procurement||One civil works package to be procured|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Majumder, Sourav|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Municipal Administration and Water Supply Dep't
|Concept Clearance||10 Mar 2020|
|Fact Finding||10 Jan 2022 to 18 Jan 2022|
|Approval||03 Jun 2022|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||06 Jun 2022|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|03 Jun 2022||16 Aug 2022||21 Nov 2022||30 Jun 2026||-||-|
|Financing Plan||Grant Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||9.49||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||0.00||27 Jan 2023||0.00||0.00||0%|
|Cofinancing||6.88||27 Jan 2023||0.00||0.00||0%|
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|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|SENIOR BIODIVERSITY EXPERT||Individual - Consulting||Closed||11 Aug 2022||09 Sep 2022|
|Nature-Based Solutions Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||11 Aug 2022||09 Sep 2022|
|Sustainable Cities Specialist cum Project Coordinator||Individual - Consulting||Closed||11 Aug 2022||09 Sep 2022|
|Knowledge and Learning Specialist||Individual - Consulting||Closed||11 Aug 2022||09 Sep 2022|
No contracts awarded for this project were found
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Integrated Urban Flood Management for the Chennai-Kosasthalaiyar Basin Project - Additional Financing: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Jun 2022|