Original disclosure @ ADB website
Updated in EWS Jan 7, 2023
Disclosed by Bank Oct 13, 2021
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According to ADB, the Government of Manipur has requested ADB assistance through project readiness financing (PRF) to prepare the ensuing Aizawl Sustainable Urban Transport Project. The PRF will support the development of the CMP, identify high-priority urban transport investments for the ensuing project, and enhance its readiness by supporting due diligence and other preparatory activities. The PRF will also conduct detailed assessment of institutional strengthening and capacity development requirements of the UDPAD, and develop this component of the ensuing project.
The ensuing project developed through the PRF will include (i) institutional strengthening for improved urban mobility planning systems through the identification of integrated smart solutions; (ii) support for strategic planning while building on earlier urban transport initiatives, current development plans, robust technical analysis, and state government priorities; (iii) synergy with land use and urban planning; and (iv) inclusion of disaster and climate change resilience and gender inclusiveness in urban mobility interventions. The PRF and the ensuing project are listed in ADB's country operations business plan for India, 2021 2023. It is closely aligned with the following five operational priorities of ADB's Strategy 2030: making cities more livable; addressing remaining poverty and reducing inequalities; strengthening governance and institutional capacity; accelerating progress in gender equality; and tackling climate change, building climate and disaster resilience, and enhancing environmental sustainability.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Sahu, Kaushal Kumar|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
|Executing Agencies||Urban Development and Poverty Alleviation Dept
Chief Engineer's Office Building (Top Floor)
Khatla, Aizawl-796001, India
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