India : Supporting West Bengal State for Climate Resilience

Sovereign Project | 57334-001

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Michels, Alexia
    Sectors Group
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
  • Sector
    • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development
Project Name
Supporting West Bengal State for Climate Resilience
Project Number
Country / Economy
  • India
Project Status
Project Type / Modality of Assistance
  • Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 10273-IND: Supporting West Bengal State for Climate Resilience
Source Amount
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
Operational Priorities
  • OP2: Accelerating progress in gender equality
  • OP3: Tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability
  • OP6: Strengthening governance and institutional capacity
Sector / Subsector
  • Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Land-based natural resources management - Rural flood protection

Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Water resources management improved for enhancing climate adaptation in the State of West Bengal

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome

Water quality and river flow improved fostering climate resilient livelihoods in the Sundarbans Upper delta.

Progress Toward Outcome

Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs

Preliminary technical feasibility and institutional arrangements of the project supported

Climate risks and vulnerability assessed, and preliminary safeguards due diligence of project components prepared

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location
Parque Nacional Sundarbans

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


Responsible ADB Officer
Michels, Alexia
Responsible ADB Department
Sectors Group
Responsible ADB Division
Agriculture, Food, Nature, and Rural Development Sector Office (SG-AFNR)
Executing Agencies
Irrigation and Waterways Department


Concept Clearance
Fact Finding
11 Dec 2023 to 11 Dec 2023
21 Dec 2023
Last Review Mission
Last PDS Update
03 Jan 2024


TA 10273-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
21 Dec 2023 - 21 Dec 2023 31 Jan 2025 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
225,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 225,000.00
Cumulative Disbursements
Date Amount
23 Jan 2024 0.00

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Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Social safeguards and gender specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Water engineer, hydraulic, and hydrology specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Environmental safeguards specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Project management specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Agriculture, fisheries, and livelihood development specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Hydrodynamic and morphological data and modelling specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Senior river and flood management specialist Individual - Consulting Closed
Supporting West Bengal State for Climate Resilience Individual - Consulting Closed

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

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