50001-004: Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Investment Program | Asian Development Bank

India: Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Investment Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 50001-004 Status: Closed

The proposed small-scale project preparatory technical assistance (S-PPTA) is not included in the 2016 pipeline of ADB's India country operations business plan (COBP), 2016-2018. The formal inclusion of the intended loan program will be confirmed with the Government of India in 2016. The S-PPTA will jumpstart due diligence and preparatory work for a loan or series of loans to fund the pipeline. Consultation missions fielded on 10-11 December 2015 and 11-14 January 2016 to discuss project preparation activities and obtain additional information, underscored the need to begin due diligence and preparatory work.

Project Details

Project Officer
Ogino, Kaoru South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Modality
  • Technical Assistance
Sector
  • Energy
 
Project Name Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Investment Program
Project Number 50001-004
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9076-IND: Interstate Natural Gas Pipeline Investment Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Energy / Oil and gas transmission and distribution

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The proposed small-scale project preparatory technical assistance (S-PPTA) is not included in the 2016 pipeline of ADB's India country operations business plan (COBP), 2016-2018. The formal inclusion of the intended loan program will be confirmed with the Government of India in 2016. The S-PPTA will jumpstart due diligence and preparatory work for a loan or series of loans to fund the pipeline. Consultation missions fielded on 10-11 December 2015 and 11-14 January 2016 to discuss project preparation activities and obtain additional information, underscored the need to begin due diligence and preparatory work.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The S-PPTA will help prepare the project to support GITLs pipeline construction requirements. The S-PPTAs outputs will be due diligence on financial management, financial and economic analysis, technical analysis, and safeguards (environment, involuntary resettlement, and indigenous peoples). ADB intends to hire consultants as soon as possible, and conduct another mission to finalize the project/program concept for ADBs concept paper approval process, followed by further due diligence.
Impact Enhanced natural gas transmission system capacity in India. (_Vision 2030_ Natural Gas Infrastructure in India)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome A well-prepared tranche 1 investment project supporting India's green energy corridor investment initiative completed.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs Due diligence on environment, social and poverty, financial management, financial and economic analysis, and technical analysis completed.
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder engagement will occur during project preparation as well as implementation.
During Project Implementation Stakeholder engagement will occur during project preparation as well as implementation.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Four international consultants for 8.5 person-months and one national consultant for 2 person-months will be recruited. ADB will engage the consultants on an individual basis in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2015, as amended from time to time), and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for engaging individual consultants. Disbursements under the S-PPTA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2015, as amended from time to time). The consultants will prepare inception, draft final, and final reports. Outline terms of reference are given in Attachment 1. Lump-sum payments/output-based contracts will be considered for consulting services under the TA.
Procurement

No major procurement is expected. Any procurement of

goods will be carried out in accordance with ADB

Procurement Guidelines (2013, as amended from time

to time).

Responsible ADB Officer Ogino, Kaoru
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Energy Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 08 Feb 2016
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 19 Mar 2018

TA 9076-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
08 Feb 2016 - 08 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2017 31 Mar 2018 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00 08 Feb 2016 88,097.04

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