As per the Aid Accounts and Audit Division's revised an amount of Rs. 968.82 Crore ( In Loan currency XDR. 106.958 Million ) has been disbursed by the World Bank for the claims submitted till April 2017 for Phase-I Credit No. 4772-IN.
An amount of Rs. 305.44 Crore (In Loan currency XDR 33.157 Million) has been disbursed by the World Bank for the claims submitted for the quarter ending 31st March 2017 for Phase-I Additional Financing Credit No. 5413-IN.
An amount of Rs. 300.56 Crore (In Loan currency USD 45.265 Million) has been disbursed by the World Bank for the claims submitted for the quarter ending 31st March 2017 for Phase-II Credit No. 5693-IN.
World Bank Missions Report
World Bank Implementation Support Mission Covering NCRMP –Ph-I & Additional Financing
A World Bank mission visited Odisha (August 22-25, 2016) and Andhra Pradesh (September 6-9, 2016) in order to review the implementation progress of the National Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project (NCRMP)-Phase-I and Additional Financing vis-à-vis the Project Development Objective(PDO) which is to reduce the vulnerability of coastal communities in Andhra Pradesh and Odisha to Cyclone and other hydro-meteorological hazards.
2. The Mission also participated in the Meeting with Chief Secretary AP at Hyderabad on 9th September,2016.
3. The World Bank found the Project progress as Moderately Satisfactory in both the States. Other major observations of the World Bank are as follows:
(a) EWDS implementation will have to be expedited in both the states so that work can be completed on time.
(b) Rate of disbursement is to pick up exponentially for ensuring timely completion of the Project.
(c) To closely monitor the quality of construction of the Multi-purpose Cyclone Shelters and to expedite formation of Shelter Management Committees with the involvement of all stakeholders.
(d)To urgently augment the staffing capacity of the PMU at NDMA in order to support NCRMP-I, Additional Financing and NCRMP-II.
(e) To ensure that all existing contracts are provided extensions for uninterrupted work progress and worker’s safety.
(f) States to immediately release corpus fund for the Shelter management committees
(g) To focus on Saline Embankments and restoration of mangroves work (specially in AP) as this component is lagging far behind schedule.
4. The World Bank highlighted the Project’s achievements in incorporating gender considerations during design and implementation which will provide useful lessons to the States under NCRMP-II.
World Bank Implementation Support Mission (October 17-21, 2016) Covering NCRMP –Ph-II
World Bank mission visited Goa, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra & West Bengal during October 17-21, 2016. World Bank found the Project progress moderately satisfactory with following major observations:-
1. The implementation in West Bengal and Gujarat has advanced with more than 40 percent of works tendered out, while others states are still at various stages of preparing the Detailed Project Reports (DPRs).
2. With the exception of the State Prroject Implentation Unit (SPIU) of West Bengal and Gujarat that are well staffed,it is critical for all the other State PIU to complete the recruitment process of project staff as early as possible to avoid compromising project implementation.
3. All the states, with the exception of West Bengal, need to urgently tender out the works for all the sub-projects to avoid delays in implementation progress.
4. All the states except Gujarat would need to ensure that a seprate external audit is undertaken by the Accountant General (A.G) for F.Y 2015-16 by December 2016.