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India: Himachal Pradesh Subtropical Horticulture, Irrigation, and Value Addition Readiness Project

Sovereign (Public) Project | 53189-001 Status: Approved

This Project Readiness Financing (PRF) will support the State of Himachal Pradesh with preparing the project and ensuring implementation readiness, thereby facilitating the timely and cost-effective achievement of the ensuing project's outcomes and outputs. To achieve high level of project readiness of the ensuing loan, the PRF will (i) support project preparation, detailed design activities, and advance procurement actions; (ii) pilot activities to demonstrate a new model of subtropical horticulture production technology, marketing and irrigation development systems to the state, which will then be scaled up under the ensuing loan; and (iii) capacity building of the executing and implementing agencies which have not implemented projects with ADB, for a smooth transition from preparation to implementation. The PRF's pilot activities will comprise new irrigation systems to service the new subtropical horticultural farming practices, and establishment of new production technologies and marketing systems.

Project Details

Project Officer
Kim, Sunae South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
 
Project Name Himachal Pradesh Subtropical Horticulture, Irrigation, and Value Addition Readiness Project
Project Number 53189-001
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 6036-IND: Himachal Pradesh Subtropical Horticulture, Irrigation, and Value Addition Readiness Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 10.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description This Project Readiness Financing (PRF) will support the State of Himachal Pradesh with preparing the project and ensuring implementation readiness, thereby facilitating the timely and cost-effective achievement of the ensuing project's outcomes and outputs. To achieve high level of project readiness of the ensuing loan, the PRF will (i) support project preparation, detailed design activities, and advance procurement actions; (ii) pilot activities to demonstrate a new model of subtropical horticulture production technology, marketing and irrigation development systems to the state, which will then be scaled up under the ensuing loan; and (iii) capacity building of the executing and implementing agencies which have not implemented projects with ADB, for a smooth transition from preparation to implementation. The PRF's pilot activities will comprise new irrigation systems to service the new subtropical horticultural farming practices, and establishment of new production technologies and marketing systems.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The PRF will pilot subprojects in selected blocks from four of these districts (Bilaspur, Hamipur, Kangra and Mandi) where land for the pilot horticulture production plots is already identified and participation of the farmers is agreed. This is expected to be scaled up to seven subtropical districts of Bilaspur, Hamipur, Kangra, Mandi, Solan, Sirmour and Una under the ensuing loan project.
Impact
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Mandi
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services Recruitment of team and individual consultants will be conducted by the EA/IA using ADB's Procurement Regulations (2017). Due the EA/IA's limited experience in ADB procurement, recruitment of one consulting package may be delegated to ADB.
Procurement Procurement of goods and works will be conducted by the EA/IA using ADB's Procurement Regulations (2017) and standard bidding documents e-GP system with the required ADB organization application installed will be used. First package to use each approved procurement method will be reviewed under "prior review" procedure, and subsequent packages will be on "post-review" basis. Details of the procurement capacity assessment is in the Strategic Procurement Planning document of the project.
Responsible ADB Officer Kim, Sunae
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Environment, Natural Resources & Agriculture Division, SARD
Timetable
Concept Clearance 09 Jun 2020
Fact Finding 31 Aug 2020 to 03 Sep 2020
MRM 27 Oct 2020
Approval 08 Dec 2020
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 08 Dec 2020

Loan 6036-IND

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 12.50 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 10.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 2.50 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
PMU Consultants (GIS and Database Management Specialist) Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Oct 2020 09 Nov 2020
PMU Consultants (Computer Assisted Drawing Specialist) Individual - Consulting Closed 27 Oct 2020 09 Nov 2020
Water User Association Establishment and Capacity Building Firm - Consulting Closed 23 Oct 2020 30 Nov 2020
PMU Consultants (SOCIAL SAFEGUARDS SPECIALIST) Individual - Consulting Closed 20 Oct 2020 02 Nov 2020
PMU Consultants (ENVIRONMENTAL SAFEGUARD SPECIALIST) Individual - Consulting Closed 16 Oct 2020 29 Oct 2020
PMU Consultants (MONITORING AND EVALUATION SPECIALIST) Individual - Consulting Closed 16 Oct 2020 29 Oct 2020
Horticulture Sector Strategy and Investment Plan 2023-2030 Firm - Consulting Closed 16 Oct 2020 14 Nov 2020
PMU Consultants (Gender and Development Specialist) Individual - Consulting Closed 16 Oct 2020 29 Oct 2020
DIPH Capacity Building Firm - Consulting Closed 15 Oct 2020 13 Nov 2020
DOH Capacity Building Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Oct 2020 26 Oct 2020
Community Horticulture Production and Marketing Association (CHPMA) Group Facilitation and Training Firm - Consulting Closed 04 Oct 2020 18 Oct 2020
PMU Consultants Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Sep 2020 09 Oct 2020
PMU Consultants Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Sep 2020 09 Oct 2020
Construction supervision Consultant for CW1,CW2,CW3 and CW4 works Firm - Consulting Closed 04 Sep 2020 02 Oct 2020

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found