India: Agartala City Urban Development Project

Sovereign Project | 53262-001

The proposed project aims to improve urban mobility and livability through roads geometric improvement that will include an underground utility corridor and augmentation of the storm water network system, installation of smart energy meters and renewal of emblematic open spaces in the city.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Pauleta de Almeida, Pedro Miguel
    South Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Approval Date
    27 October 2021
  • Country
    India
  • Sector
    • Water and other urban infrastructure and services
Project Name Agartala City Urban Development Project
Project Number 53262-001
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 4133-IND: Agartala City Urban Development Project
Ordinary capital resources US$ 61.00 million
TA 6814-IND: Capacity Development for the Agartala City Urban Development Project
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Renovation and protection of cultural heritage

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Description The proposed project aims to improve urban mobility and livability through roads geometric improvement that will include an underground utility corridor and augmentation of the storm water network system, installation of smart energy meters and renewal of emblematic open spaces in the city.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The proposed Agartala City Urban Development Project is part of an urban renewal and retrofitting strategic program by the Government of India in collaboration with respective states to make urban areas more livable, citizen-friendly, resilient and sustainable. It envisions developing the city's central and east zone as model area, based on area-based development, which is expected to have a ripple effect on other parts of the city and nearby cities and towns.
Impact Agartala established as an economic commercial hub in northeast India with improved quality of life. (Agartala Smart City Limited)
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Livability in Agartala city improved
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Urban roads and drainage upgraded

Tourist places renovated and made more eco-friendly

Public awareness on sanitation and hygiene, and capacity of concerned agencies in urban service delivery improved

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Agartala
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement B
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 TBD
Procurement The project is classified as category B for procurement as per the project procurement classification assessment.
Responsible ADB Officer Pauleta de Almeida, Pedro Miguel
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Agartala Smart City Limited
5th Floor, City Centre, Paradise, Choumuhani
Urban Development Department, Gov't of Tripura, Agartala
Government of Tripura
Office Lane, Milan, Bharati
Agartala - 797001, India
Timetable
Concept Clearance 20 Jan 2020
Fact Finding 22 Jun 2020 to 26 Jun 2020
MRM 14 Dec 2020
Approval 27 Oct 2021
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Oct 2021

Loan 4133-IND

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 76.25 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 61.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 15.25 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

TA 6814-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Oct 2021 - - 30 Nov 2026 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 18 Nov 2021 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Agartala City Urban Development Project (Procurement, contract management) Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Oct 2021 28 Oct 2021
Agartala City Urban Development Project (Environment & Safety Expert) Individual - Consulting Closed 17 Apr 2021 01 May 2021
53262-IND: Agartala Smart City Project [001] - Rebidding Invitation for Bids Closed 06 Apr 2021 27 May 2021
53262-IND: Agartala City Urban Development Project Invitation for Bids Closed 11 Mar 2021 24 Mar 2021
Agartala City Urban Development Project (Social Safegaurd Expert) Individual - Consulting Closed 10 Dec 2020 19 Dec 2020
Agartala City Urban Development Project Individual - Consulting Closed 10 Dec 2020 19 Dec 2020
Agartala City Urban Development Project Individual - Consulting Closed 25 Aug 2020 04 Sep 2020
53262-IND: Agartala Smart City Project [001] - CORRIGENDUM Invitation for Bids Closed 21 Jul 2020 07 Sep 2020
53262-IND: Agartala Smart City Project [001] - ORIGINAL Invitation for Bids Closed 30 Jun 2020 11 Aug 2020
53262-IND: Agartala Smart City Project [003] Invitation for Bids Closed 18 Mar 2020 23 Jul 2020
53262-IND: Agartala Smart City Project [002] Invitation for Bids Closed 17 Mar 2020 29 Jul 2020

Contracts Awarded

Contract Title Approval Number Contract Date Contractor | Address Executing Agency Total Contract Amount (US$) Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)
MBB College lake revitalization including operation and maintenance Loan 4133 29 Dec 2021 Mecgale Pneumatics Pvt. Ltd. | N-65, MIDC, Hingna Industrial Estate, Nagpur 440016, Maharashtra Agartala Smart City Limited 4,084,254.39 3,444,656.92
Renovation and Restoration of Ujjayanta Palace Loan 4133 29 Dec 2021 M/s Mecgale Premierworld JV | N-65 MIDC, Hingna Industrial Estate, Nagpur, 440016, Maharashtra Agartala Smart City Limited 4,793,633.83 4,793,633.83
Upgradation of major roads along PATHWAYS, CONSTRUCTION OF UNDERGROUND DUCTS FOR ELECTRICAL AND STORM WATER UTILITIES, UNDERGROUND CABLING, STREET LIGHTING, STREET FURNITURE, SHIFTING OF WATER PIPELINES AND MISCELLANEOUS WORKS Loan 4133 29 Dec 2021 M/s. Vasishta Constructions Private Limited | Plot No 216, 217, 220 & 221, 3rd floor, Hallmakr One, Khajaguda, Serlingamally Mandal Hyderabad, Range Reddy -500089, Telengana Agartala Smart City Limited 59,117,113.80 49,855,719.27

Procurement Plan

Title Document Type Document Date
Agartala Smart City Project: Procurement Plan Procurement Plans Aug 2021