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					        Rajasthan
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     Key Deliverable 5 (Phase II)
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                                                     DISCLAIMER




                         It may be noted that the various analysis presented, deduction and
                         interpretation made in this report are based upon information and data
                         provided by Government of Rajasthan through its various departments
                         and other secondary sources. PwC has not independently verified and
                         is not responsible for the accuracy or authenticity of the data provided
                         to it and as such is not responsible for any factual inaccuracies of the
                         data and any interpretation on account of inaccurate data.




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                                           TABLE OF CONTENTS

          Chapter No. Particulars                                              Page Nos.

                         List of Abbreviations                                 ii
          I              Introduction                                          I.1 – I.3
                         Introduction and Objective                            1
                         Structure and Coverage                                1
                         Rajasthan Infrastructure Agenda “2025” - Assignment   2
                         Background, Objective, Output and Benefits

          II             Summary of Projects                                   II.1 – II.3

          III            Implementation Plan                                   III.1 – III.29
                          Agriculture & Animal Husbandry                       1
                          Mining                                               12
                          Manufacturing                                        20
                          Tourism                                              24

          IV             Monitoring Plan                                       IV.1 – IV.3

                         Disclaimer




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                                              LIST OF ABBREVIATIONS


          AIBP   :       Accelerated Irrigation Benefits Programme
          ADB    :       Asian Development Bank
          BIDA   :       Bhiwadi Industrial Development Authority
          BOO    :       Build-Own-Operate
          BT     :       Bitumen Top
          CA     :       Central Assistance
          CAA    :       Constitutional Amendment Act
          CAGR   :       Compounded Annual Growth Rate
          CCF    :       City Challenge Fund
          CDS    :       City Development Strategy
          CPHEEO :       Central Public Health and Environmental Engineering Organization
          CSS    :       Centrally Sponsored Scheme
          CVD    :       Cumulative Vehicular Density
          DLB    :       Directorate of Local Bodies
          EAP    :       Externally Aided Project
          EPIP   :       Export Promotion Industrial Park
          GDP    :       Gross Domestic Product
          GoI    :       Government of India
          GoR    :       Government of Rajasthan
          GSDP   :       Gross State Domestic Product
          GW     :       Ground Water
          Ha     :       Hectares
          HUDCO :        Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited
          HZL    :       Hindustan Zinc Limited
          IDSMT :        Integrated Development of Small and Medium Towns
          IRC    :       Indian Road Congress
          KD     :       Key Deliverable
          KfW    :       Kreditanstalt für Wiederaufbau
          Lpcd   :       Litres per Capita per Day
          MAF    :       Million Acre Feet
          MDRs   :       Major District Roads
          Mha    :       Million Hectares
          MLD    :       Million Litres per Day
          NABARD :       National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development
          NCAER :        National Council for Applied Economic Research
          NHAI   :       National Highway Authority of India
          NHs    :       National Highways
          O&M    :       Operations and Maintenance
          ODRs   :       Other District Roads
          PHED   :       Public Health and Engineering Department
          PMGSY :        Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojna
          PSP    :       Private Sector Participation
          PwC    :       PricewaterhouseCoopers
          PWD    :       Public Works Department
          RBI    :       Reserve Bank of India
          RIICO  :       Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation Ltd.
          RSBCCL :       Rajasthan State Bridge and Construction Corporation Limited
          RSRDC :        Rajasthan State Road Development & Construction Corporation Ltd.
          RUIDP :        Rajasthan Urban Infrastructure Development Project
          RUP    :       Rajasthan Upgradation Project
          SDL    :       Standard Double Lane
          SDP    :       State Domestic Product
          SHs    :       State Highways
          SIDC   :       State Industrial Development Corporation
          SPV    :       Special Purpose Vehicle
          SWM    :       Solid Waste Management
          SWP    :       State Water Policy
          TPD    :       Tons Per Day
          UD&HD :        Urban Development and Housing Department
          UI     :       Urban Infrastructure
          UIT    :       Urban Improvement Trust
          ULBs   :       Urban Local Bodies
          URIF   :       Urban Reform Incentive Fund




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                                                I       INTRODUCTION

                         1.0    Introduction and Objective

                         Key Deliverable 5 (KD5) is the last of the five reports that were
                         programmed for submission as part of the assignment “Inframapping:
                         The Rajasthan Infrastructure Agenda - Vision 2025”. Submission of
                         this report marks the end of this assignment.

                         The objectives of this report are to present:
                            A brief recap of the assignment, its output and linkages;
                            Summarize the shelf of projects identified as part of the
                            assignment for implementation over the next five years;
                            Present an implementation plan in terms of timeframe, activities
                            and assign responsibilities for implementing the shelf of identified
                            projects;
                            Suggest a monitoring system for effective implementation;


                         2.0    Structure and Coverage
     The basic
 objective of this
                         In line with the objectives indicated in the previous section, this report
    report is to
    present an
                         is divided into four chapters. The first chapter discusses:
 implementation                Overall objective of this report and its content, and
 plan in terms of              A brief recap of the assignment objectives, the outputs and the
    timeframe,                 potential benefits from implementing the identified projects.
  activities and
       assign            The balance three chapters deal with the following:
 responsibilities
         for             Chapter 2: - Discusses the methodology for short listing of the final
  implementing           shelf of projects and key messages emanating out of the profiling of
    the shelf of
                         the shelf of projects. Analysis of the short listed projects in terms of
     identified
  projects over
                         sector wise and economic sector wise mapping of projects,
   the next five         breakdown of projects into sub-projects (especially in tourism
        years            projects), sector wise estimate of investment requirements, sector
                         wise estimate of funding sources across private sector, state
                         government, central government and other agencies.

                         Chapter 3: - Suggested implementation plan for projects across
                         agriculture, mining, tourism and manufacturing. The chapter also
                         discusses in detail the various activities (preparatory) that need to be
                         undertaken before implementation of the projects can be taken up.
                         These activities include identification and providing mandate to the
                         relevant State Government Agency to act as nodal agency for project
                         implementation, undertaking changes in existing policies, etc. The
                         activities suggested as part of the implementation plan are considered
                         necessary for implementation of the project as per the recommended
                         project structure contained in the project profiles (KD4).




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                         Chapter 4: - Recommends an appropriate institutional mechanism,
                         which acts as a monitoring mechanism for implementing the
                         recommendations discussed in this report and for providing solutions
                         to issues that may evolve during the course of the implementation of
                         the shelf of projects.


                         3.0    Rajasthan Infrastructure Agenda “2025” - Assignment
                                Background, Objective, Output and Benefits

                         A number of research studies have indicated that availability of
                         adequate infrastructure is one of the key imperatives for the overall
                         development of the economy as it impacts the overall productivity of
                         capital in an economy. It was with the recognition of this important
                         linkage that this assignment was structured and developed.

    The principal        The principal objective of the Government of Rajasthan (GoR) in
  objective of the       undertaking this study is to make Rajasthan a preferred state for
   Government of         investments in key identified sectors. Towards this end, one of the key
  Rajasthan (GoR)        focus areas of development is to remove infrastructure bottlenecks.
   in undertaking        Since there is no existing consolidated analysis of the sector-wise
   this study is to      infrastructure requirements in the state, this infrastructure mapping
  make Rajasthan
                         (Inframapping) study has been envisioned to outline the infrastructure
  a preferred state
  for investments
                         requirements for the horizon year 2025.
  in key identified
       sectors.          The study is aimed at assisting the policy makers in evaluating the
                         required level of investments in the infrastructure sectors and plan
                         accordingly. However, the most important aspect of the study is the
                         identification of focus infrastructure sectors and creation of a shelf of
                         prioritized projects that the State Government can act upon with
                         private sector, wherever possible. The study also outlines the policy
                         measures required to enable funding and implementation of the
                         projects through varying models of private sector participation,
                         including public-private-partnerships. As part of the assignment,
                         detailed reform agenda for key infrastructure sectors i.e. Roads,
                         Urban Infrastructure, Industrial Infrastructure and Water Resources
                         has been suggested.

                         For the purpose of this study, Government of Rajasthan through
                         PDCOR (a joint venture between IL&FS and Government of
                         Rajasthan), commissioned PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to
                         undertake an infrastructure mapping exercise for the state.

                         In order to achieve the above objective, the study has been structured
                         across five key deliverables.
                         Key Deliverables 1 and 2 provide the context to the identification of
                         these infrastructure projects and the need for policy and institutional
                         reform in the various infrastructure sectors by:
                             Developing an economic agenda for the state. The economic
                             agenda identifies key sectors (including sub-sectors and regions)
                             of the economy that can significantly contribute to the overall




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                            development over the next 20-25 years. It also suggests broad
                            strategies that need to be implemented in order to harness the
                            potential of the identified sectors. The economic agenda serves as
                            one of the key inputs in identifying and shortlisting the shelf of
                            infrastructure projects
                            Estimating the magnitude of investments required across
                            infrastructure sectors over the next 20-25 years and thus
                            highlighting the tremendous gap between investments desired in
                            infrastructure for achieving higher levels of growth and amount that
                            can be provided by the Government.

                         The projected gap in requirement of funds and availability was the
  Key Deliverable
                         setting for initiating Phase II of the assignment under which three key
  1 and 2 provide        deliverables were submitted.
   the context to
          the            In order to ensure increased availability of funds across key
  identification of      infrastructure sectors viz., urban infrastructure, roads, industrial
         these           infrastructure and water resources, Key Deliverable 3 presented a
    infrastructure       reform road map for addressing the current issues in these sectors
  projects and the       across the dimensions of policy, regulatory, institutional and financial
   need for policy       management.
  and institutional
     reform in the
        various
                         Key Deliverable 4 identified a shelf of infrastructure projects across
   infrastructure        the key economic sectors identified in KD1 (agriculture, animal
         sector          husbandry, mining, tourism and manufacturing) which could be
                         implemented in private – public format over the next 5 years and
                         which thus kick start the economic growth in the state.

                         Finally, this report (KD5) suggests the implementation plan for fast
                         track implementation of the shelf of projects identified in KD4.




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                                          II      SUMMARY OF PROJECTS

                         This chapter summarizes the final shelf of projects that have been
                         identified for implementation over the next five years. Before
                         discussing projects across different domains, it would be important to
                         briefly revisit the methodology that has been followed to arrive at the
                         final list of projects.

                         In line with the ToR for the assignment, our approach to the
                         identification of infrastructure projects is grounded in the Economic
                         Agenda (KD1) and accordingly as the first step we reviewed KD1 to
                         identify the “key products” that are likely to fuel future growth and the
                         “likely regions” within the state which would do that.

                         Thereafter key hypotheses were framed with respect to the drivers of
                         growth (in terms of bottlenecks – infrastructure and policy) with
                         respect to each of our focus product and regions. This helped in
                         identifying existing infrastructure bottlenecks for implementing
                         “economic” projects that would support growth of key products and
                         regions; identifying existing infrastructure bottlenecks for accessing
                         existing markets; Identifying existing infrastructure bottlenecks for
     In line with the    accessing new markets; and finally Identifying existing infrastructure
        ToR of the       bottlenecks in harnessing potential of key products.
    assignment, our
    approach to the      Thereafter field visit was undertaken to 17 districts in the state to
    identification of
                         discuss with stakeholders (across government and private) the key
      infrastructure
        projects is      hypotheses and to identify and discuss projects, based upon the felt
    grounded in the      need. Project ideas were further discussed at department level in the
        Economic         field as well as with departments in Jaipur to verify the “need” as well
      Agenda (KD1)       as document any action that may have been already taken by the
                         departments.

                         Since there were more than 100 projects that were identified as a
                         result of the above process, the need to prioritize projects was felt
                         since projects differ in terms of the likely (extent of) economic impact
                         that they have within an economic sector and to the economy as a
                         whole. Since one of the primary objectives of this assignment is to
                         identify projects that maximize economic development and can be
                         implemented over the next five years, it is necessary to identify
                         projects based upon their relative importance, i.e. impact to economic
                         development and thus prioritization model was developed.

                         This prioritization model looked at six parameters i.e. overall impact to
                         economic growth; ability to attract private sector investment; extent of
                         investments required; extent of project preparation; extent of
                         government support and extent of social impact.

                         Based upon the above more than 70 project ideas were discussed at
                         the round table with GoR and a final list of 45 projects were identified
                         for profiling.




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                             This profiling was done by undertaking a one month field visit to
                             various project locations for preparing the initial screening reports,
                             which in turn is contained in KD4.

                             Following the final round table for KD-4 projects in Jaipur, two projects
                             in manufacturing were dropped based on discussions, and 18
                             additional project ideas were suggested, which have been presented
                             in the form of project concept notes. Also, some modifications were
                             suggested in the existing project ISRs, which have been incorporated.

                             The break-up of the final forty three projects across various economic
                             and infrastructure sectors is given in the table below:



                                          No. of                          Urban                             Specialised
                          Economic Sector Projects           Roads        Infrastructure Water Supply       Infrastructure


                          Agriculture and
                          Animal Husbandry              14            1               1                 0               12
                          Mining                        12            8               0                 0                4
                          Tourism                       11            0               7                 0                4
                          Manufacturing                  6            0               1                 3                2
                          Total                         43            9               9                 3               22


                             Implementation of the above projects would require an investment of
                             over Rs. 14,472 million over the next five years. The break up of this
                             investment across sectors – economic and infrastructure is given in
                             the table below:
                                    Expected                               Urban                                    Specialised
                    Economic Sector Investments              Roads         Infrastructure Water Supply              Infrastructure

                    Agriculture and
                    Animal Husbandry                3,956            265                  866                                 2,825
                    Mining                          6,578            765                                                      5,813
                    Tourism                         2,779            863             1,282                                   634.83
                    Manufacturing                   1,159                              389                    744             26.23
                    Total                          14,472       1,892                2,536                    744             9,299
                    Figures for investment in Million



                             In addition, for the additional project ideas suggested (9 in Agriculture
                             and Animal Husbandry, 3 in Mining, 4 in Manufacturing, and 2 in
                             Tourism) following the round table to discuss the project ISRs, it is
                             estimated that an additional investment of Rs. 20,000 million would be
                             required for these projects.




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                              It is also estimated that over 57% of the envisaged investment can be
                              brought in by the private sector as can be seen from the table below:
                                                  Investments Required in Projects (Rs. Million)

                                                                                 Other Agencies/ Central
                                                       Private           State
                        Economic Sectors                                         Government/Internation Total
                                                       Sector         Government
                                                                                       al Funding
                        Agriculture and Animal
                                                        1130.1           2063.9                   761.7                3955.7
                        Husbandry
                        Mining                          5828.9           544.2                   204.8                 6577.8
                        Tourism                          855.1           577.3                   1347.0                2779.4
                        Manufacturing                    452.6           530.0                   176.2                 1158.7
                        Total                           8266.7           3715.3                  2489.6                14471.6

                              In terms of implementation 1 , based upon a detailed assessment (refer
                              Chapter 3 for details) of the current status of the projects, we believe
                              17 projects i.e. approximately 40% of the total projects can be
                              implemented over the next one year as per details given in the table
                              below:
                                                                                            Total
                                                                            Between Between Number
                                                   Within 1                 Year 2  Year 4  of
                                   Economic Sector year                     and 3   and 5   Projects


                                   Agriculture and
                                   Animal Husbandry                     6              7              1           14
                                   Mining                               8              2              2           12
                                   Tourism                              0              5              6           11
                                   Manufacturing                        3              4              0            7
                                   Total                               17             18              9           44




          1
            It may be noted that for the purpose of classification, the project for industrial infrastructure in Bhilwara has been
          classified as two separate projects – the one for setting up a common effluent treatment plant is envisaged to be
          completed within one year while the project for industrial water supply is envisaged to be completed in 3 years




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                                            III     IMPLEMENTATION PLAN

                         1.0       Agriculture and Animal Husbandry

                         For the purpose of developing an implementation plan, the projects
                         have been divided into three categories. These are in turn based upon
                         the envisaged implementation time frame.
                             Category 1 - Projects to be implemented within the next 1 year
                             Category 2 - Projects to be implemented over 2-3 years
                             Category 3 - Projects to be implemented over 4-5 years

                         In arriving at the implementation time frame, we have been driven by
                         the extent of project preparedness, i.e., projects requiring policy
                         changes, detailed study, etc. have been placed in category 2 and 3.
                         Even for projects in category 2 and 3, preparatory work needs to
                         commence from the first year itself.

                         The categorisation of projects in Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
                         sector is presented below:

                                Implementation Plan - Agriculture and Animal Husbandry
                                                                           YEAR
                                                  Year 1       Year 2    Year 3     Year 4        Year 5
                         Project Category
                                                  6 projects
                         Category 1                                 7 projects
                         Category 2                                                          1 project
                         Category 3



                         It is envisaged that 6 projects could be implemented in the first year
                         and 7 more projects could be implemented over the next 3 years. The
                         implementation of one project is likely to stretch beyond three years.
                         The estimate of the project wise implementation schedule is presented
                         in the table given below:

                         Project                      Project Title                   Implementation
                           No.                                                            Period
                           A1        Establishment of AEZ for Guar in Jodhpur             1 year
                                     Region
                           A2        Establishment of AEZ for Coriander in Kota              2-3 years
                                     Region
                           A3        Establishment of AEZ for Cumin in Jodhpur                1 year
                                     Region
                           A4        Relocation of F&V Mandi in Jaipur to Mohana             2-3 years
                           A5        Relocation of Chandpole Mandi to                        2-3 years
                                     Kukkherkhera
                           A6        Establishment of Futures Market in Rajasthan             1 year
                           A7        Setting up of an integrated supply chain for            2-3 years
                                     F&V at Alwar, Jaipur, Jhunjhunu & Sikar
                           A8        Modernisation of grain mandi in Bharatpur                1 year




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                               A9       Modernisation of Hanumangarh grain mandi                 1 year
                              A 10      Modernisation of grain mandi in Kota                    2-3 years
                              A 11      Development of roads in Jhalawar district               2-3 years
                              A 12      Establishment of fodder banks in Rajasthan              2-3 years
                              A 13      Modernisation of wool mandi in Bikaner                   1 year
                              A 14      Development of Ganganagar region                        4-5 years


                             Action Steps

                             The action steps to be completed for implementation of the
                             aforementioned projects vary across each category and also within
                             each category depending upon the nature of the project. The action
                             plan consists of various activities that need to be undertaken across
                             the following four aspects:
                                 Project preparation
                                 Institutional
                                 Policy
                                 Funding

                             Category 1

                             Category 1 projects are those that can be implemented over the next
                             1 year. For the purpose of identifying implementation steps, the
                             projects have been further divided into the following sub-categories:

                                 Part A – Establishment of AEZs for Guar and Cumin (Projects A1
                                 and A3)
                                 Part B – Establishment of Futures Market (Project A6)
                                 Part C – Modernisation of mandis (Projects A8, A9 and A13)

                             The sub-category wise implementation plan is presented below:

                             Part A

                             Establishment of AEZs requires effective project preparation for
                             strengthening the case for product specific AEZs. It is also necessary
                             to ensure close coordination among different state government
                             departments to ensure that all departments work in a synchronised
                             manner towards implementation of the AEZ. The action steps to be
                             taken towards implementation are:

                             1. Project Preparation

                                      Preparation of a detailed project report under guidelines as
                                      defined by Ministry of Commerce (Nodal Agency - NA) 1
                                      Interaction and discussions with Agriculture and Processed
                                      Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) (NA)
                                      Obtaining approval from Spices Board for establishment of
                                      AEZ for Cumin seeds (NA, DoA)
          1
              Figure in Parenthesis indicates agency responsible for undertaking the activity




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                         2. Institutional

                                  Appointment of a state level nodal agency for development of
                                  AEZs (Empowered Committee on Infrastructure)
                                  Facilitate state based exporters/ processes to form a body for
                                  speedier implementation of AEZs (NA, DoA)
                                  Tying up with research institutions, NGOs, on-farm extension
                                  agencies for R&D and providing training to farmers (NA, DoA)
                                  Facilitate traders associations and interest groups to develop
                                  futures market in the state (NA, DoA)

                         3. Policy

                                  Provide commitment on provision of state’s share of funds and
                                  initiation of action steps required for development of AEZ.
                                  (DoA, NA, Department of Finance)

                            Please refer to sections 9&10 of ISRs A1 and A3 for details
                            relating to commitment of state’s share and responsibility of
                            different agencies at central and state level for implementation of
                            AEZs.

                         4. Funding

                                  Ensure state’s share of investment in AEZ is allocated through
                                  the budgets of the participating departments and agencies of
                                  the state government (DoF, DoA, other departments).

                         Part B

                         Establishment of Futures Market in Rajasthan for Guar is strongly
                         recommended. Such a market would provide fillip to exports and
                         facilitate more farmers to take up cultivation of Guar seeds due to
                         price stability. The action steps to be taken towards implementation
                         are:

                         1. Project Preparation

                                  Preparation of a project report to be submitted to Forward
                                  Market Commission (FMC) for obtaining license for operating a
                                  futures exchange (NA, Traders Association)
                                  Interaction with Prime Commodities Clearing Corporation
                                  Limited (PCCCI) for operating the Settlement Guarantee Fund
                                  and risk management (NA, Traders Association)
                                  Interactions with commodity certification agencies for tying up
                                  of services for certifying quality of commodities to be traded
                                  (NA, Traders Association)
                                  Organising field visits to successfully operating commodities
                                  exchanges in the country (NA)




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                         2. Institutional

                                  Appointment of Nodal Agency (Empowered Committee on
                                  Infrastructure)
                                  Facilitate in formation of an association consisting of
                                  stakeholders interested in the futures exchange (NA)
                                  Tying up with PCCCI and an appropriate quality certification
                                  agency (NA, Traders Association)
                                  Identify agencies designated as authorised warehouses for the
                                  purpose of futures trading (NA, Traders Association)

                         3. Policy

                                  Announce incentive framework for establishment of Futures
                                  Market in the state (NA, Department of Industries)
                                  Adopt a policy framework for acceptance of warehousing
                                  receipt based trading system for commodities (Mandi Board)

                         4. Funding

                                  Provision of subsidy or other assistance to agency responsible
                                  for operation of futures market (NA, Mandi Board)
                                  Allotment of land on concessional basis for establishment of
                                  futures market (Mandi Board)

                         Please refer to ISR A6 for outline of the above.

                         Part C

                         The proposal for modernisation of Bharatpur, Hanumangarh and
                         Bikaner Wool mandi could be implemented within 1 year as the
                         quantum of investment is less and in case private sector investment is
                         not forthcoming, the projects could be implemented through funding
                         from the Mandi Board. The action steps to be taken towards
                         implementation are:

                         1. Project Preparation

                                  Preparation of project report highlighting detailed estimates of
                                  cost for upgradation of the mandi (Mandi Board)
                                  Interactions with traders associations/ processing units for
                                  undertaking processing activities in the mandi (Mandi Board)
                                  Determine density of sheep population in districts as well as in
                                  tehsils to identify the number of sheep shearing machines

                         2. Institutional

                                  Appointment of Department of Mandi Board as the nodal
                                  agency for projects relating to upgradation of mandis
                                  (Empowered Committee on Infrastructure)




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                                Tying up with Central Wool Development Board for
                                procurement and training on sheep shearing machines (DoA,
                                Mandi Board)
                                Facilitate formation of users/ traders association for O&M of
                                scouring and grading facilities in wool mandi (Mandi Board)

                         3. Policy

                                Enunciate benefits available to private sector for setting-up of
                                facilities in mandis (Mandi Board, DoA)
                                Invite private sector to set-up and operate grading and
                                processing units, labs, warehousing facilities, weigh-bridges,
                                etc. in the mandis (Mandi Board, DoA)
                                Encourage machine shearing through Information, Education
                                and Communication (IEC) activities among farmers, sheep
                                shearers, etc. (CWDB, Mandi Board, DoA)
                                Introduce support for adopting machine shearing as part of
                                rural development and employment generation programmes
                                (Mandi Board, DoA, DoF)

                         4. Funding

                                Provide financial support for upgradation of facilities in mandis
                                (Mandi Board, DoF)
                                Provide subsidy through state level financial institutions, direct
                                budgetary support for meeting the cost of shearing machines,
                                training of sheep shearers, etc. (CWDB, DoF)

                            Please refer to ISR A13 for details on policy and institutional
                            aspects relating to the project. This project also underscores the
                            need for policy initiatives for focusing on Animal Husbandry as
                            highlighted in KD1.

                         Category 2

                         Category 2 projects are those that would be implemented over a
                         period of 2-3 years. These projects are somewhat larger is size and
                         scope and would require more preparatory work to be undertaken
                         before implementation. For the purpose of identifying implementation
                         steps, the projects have been further divided into the following sub-
                         categories:

                            Part A – Establishment of AEZs for Coriander (Projects A2, A11
                            and A10)
                            Part B – Establishment of Fodder Banks (Project A12)
                            Part C – Relocation and upgradation of mandis and setting up of
                            marketing infrastructure for F&V (Projects A4, A5 and A7 and part
                            of A10)

                         The sub-category wise implementation plan is presented below:




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                            Part A

                         Establishment of AEZ for Coriander in Kota has been proposed for
                         implementation over the next three years as this would involve
                         integration of two other projects viz., Development of roads in
                         Jhalawar (A-11) and Modernisation of Grain Mandi in Kota (A-10)

                         Development of AEZ for Coriander would be complemented by
                         projects A-10 and A-11. Therefore, there would be greater need for
                         coordination with PWD as well as Mandi Board. Since development of
                         proposed roads is unlikely to be completed within 1 year, the project
                         has been proposed for development over the next three years.

                         1. Project Preparation

                                Preparation of a detailed project report under guidelines as
                                defined by Ministry of Commerce. This should include separate
                                reports for development of roads in Jhalawar and components
                                relating to setting-up of controlled storage and humidity centre
                                for coriander in Kota mandi (NA, PwD, Mandi Board)
                                Interaction and discussions with Agriculture and Processed
                                Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA). (NA)
                                Obtaining approval from Spices Board for establishment of
                                AEZ for coriander (NA, DoA)

                         2. Institutional

                                Appointment of a state level nodal agency for development of
                                AEZs. This could be the same agency as appointed in the
                                case of Guar and Cumin (Empowered Committee on
                                Infrastructure)
                                Facilitate state based exporters/ processors to form a body for
                                speedier implementation of AEZs (NA, DoA)
                                Tying up with research institutions, NGOs, on-farm extension
                                agencies for R&D and providing training to farmers (NA, DoA)
                                Facilitate traders associations and interest groups to develop
                                futures market in the state (NA, Mandi Board)

                         3. Policy

                                Include investment requirement for road development in
                                Jhalawar as well as components not taken up by private sector
                                in project A10 (modernisation of Kota Mandi) for funding
                                through the state budget (NA, PwD, Mandi Board)
                                Provide commitment on provision of state’s share of funds and
                                initiation of action steps required for development of AEZ (DoF,
                                NA)




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                         4. Funding

                                  Ensure state’s share of investment in AEZ is allocated through
                                  the budgets of the participating departments and agencies of
                                  the state government (DoF, DoA and other Departments)
                                  Ensure availability of funds through annual budget for regular
                                  maintenance of the roads (DoF, PwD)

                            Please refer to section 10&11 of ISR A2 for details relating to
                            commitment of state’s share and responsibility of different
                            agencies at central and state level for implementation of AEZs.


                         Part B

                         Development of fodder bank is proposed for implementation over the
                         next 3 years. In all about 15 fodder banks have been proposed
                         throughout the state. Since this project would be funded through
                         central government subsidy as well as state’s funds, it would be
                         difficult to develop all the fodder banks simultaneously. Therefore, 3
                         banks are proposed for development in the first year. Depending upon
                         the performance of these banks others would be set-up over the next
                         two years. Since the project would also require policy changes in
                         order to have the desirable impact, a longer implementation period
                         has been proposed.

                         1. Project Preparation

                                  Preparation of project report to be submitted to central
                                  government for subsidy (DoAH)

                         2. Institutional

                                  Appointment of Directorate of Animal Husbandry (DoAH) as
                                  the nodal agency (Empowered Committee on Infrastructure)
                                  Interaction with NGOs/ CBOs for formation of SHGs in the
                                  project area (DoAH)
                                  Facilitating the formation of SHGs for management of fodder
                                  banks (DoAH, NGOs)
                                  Involve forest department in development of fodder crops
                                  (DoAH)
                                  Provide technical assistance to SHGs for management of
                                  fodder banks (DoAH, NGOs)

                         3. Policy

                                  Adopt policy for leasing of land on concession terms for
                                  growing fodder to registered SHGs (DoA, DoF, DoAH)
                                  Adopt policy for reserving land along canal for fodder
                                  development (DoA, DoF)
                                  Provide procurement price for fodder crops (Mandi Board)




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                         4. Funding

                                  Ensure availability of state’s share of funding for development
                                  of fodder (DoF, DoA)
                                  Include development of fodder banks under rural development
                                  and employment generation schemes (DoF, DoA)

                            Please refer to ISR A12 on the outline of policy framework for
                            development of fodder banks. Animal Husbandry makes a crucial
                            contribution to the state’s economy and establishment of fodder
                            banks is a critical step in ensuring productivity of milch cattle
                            during the drought season. Enhancing productivity is an important
                            action step identified for Animal Husbandry sector in KD 1.

                         Part C

                            Relocation and upgradation of mandis and setting-up of marketing
                            infrastructure for F&V has been proposed for implementation over
                            the next three years. These projects are relatively large in size and
                            also involve significant green field development, which is likely to
                            take more time. There would also be important policy level
                            changes that would be necessary for implementation of these
                            projects.

                            There are a number of changes contemplated in the policy
                            framework for enabling different forms of private sector
                            participation. This would require consensus building among the
                            stakeholders such as political representatives, farmer’s
                            associations, trading community, etc. Activities relating to project
                            preparation and institutional measures should be completed in the
                            first year.

                         1. Project Preparation

                                  Preparation of detailed project reports for relocation and
                                  upgradation of mandis (Mandi Board)
                                  Interactions with traders associations/ processing units
                                  development of mandis on BOT basis (Mandi Board)
                                  Interactions with farmers associations, F&V processing
                                  companies for setting-up of integrated facility for F&V (Mandi
                                  Board, DoH)

                         2. Institutional

                                  Appointment of Department of Mandi Board as the nodal
                                  agency for projects relating to relocation and upgradation of
                                  mandis (Empowered Committee on Infrastructure)
                                  Institutionalise the role of Directorate of Horticulture (DoH) in
                                  providing support at farm level for F&V (DoA)




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                                 Facilitate formation of farmers associations at farm level for
                                 management of collection centres for implementation of
                                 integrated supply chain for F&V (DoH, Mandi Board)

                         3. Policy

                                 Adoption of a policy framework allowing private sector to set-
                                 up new agriculture mandis as well as operate existing mandis
                                 (DoA, Mandi Board)
                                 Allowing alternative forms of public-private-partnerships,
                                 including revenue sharing, in operation and management of
                                 mandis (DoA, Mandi Board, DoF)
                                 Notifying collection centres as sub-yards to legitimise their role
                                 in the supply chain of F&V (DoA, Mandi Board)
                                 Providing exemption from payment of mandi feed or allowing
                                 for lower mandi fees for promoting collection centres for F&V
                                 (DoA, Mandi Board, DoF)
                                 Adopting a contract farming policy to provide a legal framework
                                 for pre-harvest contracts, seeds and other on-farm input
                                 provision between farmers and F&V procurement agencies
                                 (DoA, Industries Department)

                         4. Funding

                                 Facilitate agencies in obtaining financial assistance from
                                 various agencies such as APEDA, NHB, MoA, etc. for
                                 establishment of agriculture processing and marketing
                                 infrastructure (DoH, Mandi Board)
                                 Provide budgetary allocation to Directorate of Horticulture to
                                 provide effective on-farm assistance to farmer’s association
                                 (DoA, DoF)

                         Category 3

                         The project for regional development of Ganganagar is proposed to be
                         taken up for implementation over the next five years. The total project
                         cost is about 102 crore and it involves five components. These
                         components are:

                         1.   Construction of rail over bridge
                         2.   Development of sewerage and drainage system
                         3.   Development of solid waste management system
                         4.   Relocation of railhead to Kaluwala
                         5.   Improvement of SH3 between Ganganagar to Raisinghnagar

                         Activities relating to implementation of some of the components could
                         commence from the first year itself. This project is proposed to be
                         taken up for implementation as a regional development project and it
                         could be put up for part funding to agencies such as World Bank,
                         ADB, JBIC, etc.




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                         1. Project Preparation

                                Undertake project preparation as per the framework suggested
                                under City Development Strategy (CDS) defined by World
                                Bank. Include each of the sub-projects as separate
                                components (NA)
                                Conduct traffic count for charging entry fee for ROB and freight
                                study for relocation of rail head (PWD, Railways, NA)
                                Prepare plan for SWM system as per guidelines of the
                                Supreme Court Committee (Municipality, UIT)
                                Preparation of proposal for funding of ROB as per guidelines
                                given by Railways (NA, PwD)

                         2. Institutional

                                Formation of a city level consultative team consisting of
                                representatives from municipality, UIT, PHED, PWD, Industry
                                Association, etc. as nodal agency to facilitate in project
                                preparation and project monitoring. (Empowered Committee
                                on Infrastructure)
                                Constitution of Project Implementation Agency consisting
                                technical resources from participating institutions for
                                implementation (NA)
                                Institutional strengthening and capacity building of municipality
                                to manage SWM and sewerage system (DH&UD)
                                Facilitate in formation of a user’s association for operation and
                                maintenance of Railhead at Kaluwala (NA, Local Industry
                                Association)


                         3. Policy

                                Adopt a policy for ensuring cost sharing of sewerage system
                                project through local and community contribution, local
                                government, state government and funding institutions.
                                (DH&UD, PHED)
                                Ensure cost recovery for maintenance of sewerage system
                                and solid waste through user charges (DH&UD, Municipality)
                                Adopt policy framework for private sector participation in
                                development and maintenance of SWM infrastructure
                                (DH&UD, Municipality)
                                Ensuring allocation of state’s share for the projects through
                                departmental budgets (DoF, PwD, DH&UD)

                         4. Funding

                                Approach World Bank/ Cities Alliance for funding cost of
                                detailed project preparation as well as for implementation
                                under CDS framework (BIP, NA, DH&UD)




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                         Access funding for ROB from Railways and NHAI. Railways
                         could fund upto 50% of project cost of construction of two lane
                         wide ROB subject to fulfilment of certain conditions (DoF, NA)
                         Approach Ministry of Defence/ Army for part funding of cost of
                         relocation of Railhead to Kaluwala. (DoF, NA)




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                         2.0       Mining

                         For the purpose of developing an implementation plan, the projects
                         have been divided into three categories. These are in turn based upon
                         the envisaged implementation time frame.
                             Category 1 - Projects to be implemented within the next 1 year
                             Category 2 - Projects to be implemented within the next 2 years
                             Category 3 - Projects to be implemented within the next 3 years

                         In arriving at the implementation time frame we have been driven by
                         the extent of project preparedness, i.e., projects requiring policy
                         changes, detailed study, etc. have been placed in category 2 and 3.
                         Even for category 2 and 3 projects, preparatory work needs to
                         commence from the first year itself.

                         The categorization of projects in the Mining sector is presented below:

                                                Implementation Plan - M ining
                                                         Time Frame
                     Project Classification     No. of Projects       Year 1       Year 2        Year 3
                     Category 1                          8
                     Category 2                          2

                     Category 3                          2


                         There are 12 mining projects that have been shortlisted to be
                         implemented by the state government over the next five years. Out of
                         these 12 projects, it is envisaged that 8 projects could be implemented
                         in the first year itself, while the remaining four projects could be
                         implemented in the next two-three years. Majority of the mining
                         projects are of the form of improvement in transport infrastructure to
                         ensure better connectivity between mining regions and consumption
                         centres. The project wise implementation schedule is presented in the
                         table below.


                         Project                    Project Title                  Implementation
                           No.                                                         Period
                           M1        Establishment a Gas Grid in Rajasthan             3 years
                           M2        Setting-up Mining Centre of Excellence in         3 years
                                     Rajasthan
                           M3        Improvement of mining (marble) roads in            1 year
                                     Rajsamand
                           M4        Improvement of mining (construction                1 year
                                     minerals) roads in Jaipur
                           M5        Improvement of mining (lignite) roads in           1 year
                                     Nagaur
                           M6        Improvement of mining (marble) roads in            1 year
                                     Nagaur
                           M7        Improvement of mining (kotahstone) roads in        1 year
                                     Kota




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                                  M8     Improvement of mining (limestone) roads in             1 year
                                         Nagaur
                                  M9     Setting-up an E-Business Infrastructure for            2 years
                                         Dimensional Stones in Rajasthan
                              M10        Improvement of mining (gypsum and clay)                1 year
                                         roads in Bikaner
                              M11        Improvement of mining (gypsum) roads in                1 year
                                         Hanumangarh
                              M12        Realignment of railway track in Nagaur                 2 years


                             Action Steps

                             The action steps to be completed for implementation of the
                             aforementioned projects vary across each category and also within
                             each category depending upon the nature of the project. The action
                             plan consists of various activities that need to be undertaken across
                             the following four aspects:
                                 Project preparation
                                 Institutional
                                 Policy
                                 Funding

                             Category 1 Projects

                             Category 1 projects are those that can be implemented over the next
                             1 year. All these projects envisage improvement in mining
                             infrastructure and involve improvement in road connectivity between
                             the mining regions and trading centres. These road improvements are
                             aimed at enhancing the mineral output from the region (both in volume
                             and value) and providing greater access to markets within and outside
                             the state. The action steps to be taken towards implementation are:

                             1.        Project Preparation

                                          White paper / interaction between user departments like
                                          Department of Mining and Geology (DMG) and Public
                                          Works Department (PWD) on the mechanism of state
                                          support for the projects (DMG, PWD) 2
                                          Preparation of detailed project feasibility reports including
                                          detailed traffic surveys (PWD, DMG)
                                          Initiate discussions with mine owners and select private
                                          developers on the viability of the road stretches and
                                          mineral potential from the region (DMG)
                                          Develop a dedicated “Mineral Fund” for improving mining
                                          infrastructure by allotting a portion of the mining royalty and
                                          / or cess on issue of new mining leases (DMG)
                                          Planning and prioritizing of critically important mineral
                                          stretches by the mining department to be taken up with
                                          PWD through budgetary support.

          2
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                         2.   Institutional

                                  There needs to be a co-ordinated planning exercise at the
                                  state level to plan and prioritize road projects and
                                  investments. It has been suggested that a “Road Board”
                                  be created at the state level which has participation from
                                  the government, PWD, economic departments and road
                                  users. The Board is proposed to govern the overall road
                                  sector and plan various road related activities. The Board
                                  would also oversee the allocation and disbursements of
                                  funds from the “Road Fund” (dedicated funding
                                  mechanism) for economic and strategic road projects. (For
                                  details refer to KD3 – Reform Agenda for Roads, Chapter
                                  III)
                                  The mining department should make land available for
                                  setting up of welfare centres for mining labourers, first aid
                                  centres and labour sheds along the proposed road
                                  projects. This is in line with discussions with the
                                  Department of Mining and Geology and Secretary Mining.
                                  Refer to ISR M4 on road improvement in Jaipur (DMG)
                                  Provide assistance to private entrepreneurs in setting-up
                                  additional mineral based industries by simplifying
                                  procedures for issuing mining lease and through inter-
                                  departmental co-ordination. (For details refer to KD1-
                                  Section 3B mining on action plan for attracting and
                                  retaining mineral based industries and legislation and
                                  administration measures for planning and operation).

                         3.   Policy

                                  Develop the framework for a BOT policy specifically for
                                  mining roads keeping in view issues like different tolling
                                  strategies, differential toll rates, etc. (PWD, DMG)
                                  Incorporate changes in the lease conditions wherein a
                                  nominal amount could be taken as cess from the mining
                                  lease holders towards the maintenance of the labour
                                  welfare centre and the cess collected could be passed on
                                  to the concessionaire for the operation and maintenance of
                                  the welfare centre (DMG)
                                  Incorporate changes in the BOT policy for mining roads to
                                  differentiate the toll rates for different category of projects.
                                  Refer to ISR M6 on improvement of marble roads in
                                  Nagaur for details (DMG, PWD)
                                  Provisions in the BOT policy for mining roads to allow
                                  tolling rights on road stretches not developed by the private
                                  sector but by PWD i.e. to allot road projects on O&M basis
                                  only. Refer to ISR M4 on road improvement in Jaipur for
                                  details (DMG, PWD)
                                  Provisions in the BOT policy for mining roads to package
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                                    within a region, private sector can be given the BOT rights
                                    for a specific project as well as the tolling rights for O&M for
                                    the entire project. Refer to ISR M3 on road improvement in
                                    Rajsamand for details (DMG, PWD)
                                    Provisions in the BOT policy for mechanism for providing
                                    equity support to road project i.e. upto 40% capital subsidy
                                    to make projects viable for BOT operator (For details refer
                                    to KD3 – Reform Agenda for Roads, Chapter III)
                                    Provisions for charging higher toll rates for mineral laden
                                    trucks / mineral road stretches. This is due to the fact that
                                    load carried by such trucks is much higher than what is
                                    normally prescribed. This in line with draft BOT policy for
                                    mining roads being prepared by DMG.

                         4.     Funding

                                    Ensure creation of dedicated funding mechanisms like
                                    Road Fund or Mineral Fund to ensure development of
                                    economically important road stretches (DMG, PWD)
                                    Creation of a “traffic guarantee fund” wherein the mining
                                    department could allocate 50% of the increased royalty
                                    (due to road improvement) from the region to the fund.
                                    Refer to ISR M4 on road improvement in Jaipur for details
                                    (DMG, PWD)
                                    Create mechanism so that revenue payments to the BOT
                                    operator for annuity projects can be made from the Mineral
                                    Fund / Revenue from the region. (DMG)
                                    Initiate discussions with MORTH to leverage funding from
                                    Central Road Fund for attracting private sector participation
                                    (PWD)

                         Category 2 Projects

                         Category 2 projects are those that would be implemented over the
                         next 2 years. These projects are somewhat larger is size and scope
                         and would require more preparatory work to be undertaken before
                         implementation. There are two projects in this category:
                            Setting-up an E-Business Infrastructure for Dimensional Stones in
                            Rajasthan
                            Realignment of railway track in Nagaur

                         Implementation Plan - E-Business Infrastructure for Dimensional
                         Stones in Rajasthan

                         The e-business infrastructure involves setting up a portal to
                         disseminate information pertaining to marble, granite, slate,
                         kotahstone and sandstone. This portal would act as a single point of
                         contact for producers of these minerals, as well as potential buyers/
                         traders. The portal would also have a secure area for registered users
                         to place orders and make payments for confirmed orders. The action
                         steps to be taken towards its implementation are:




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                         1.     Project Preparation

                                    Assessment of dimensional stone industry in the state
                                    including preparation of database of major producers,
                                    buyers and sellers (DMG, mining associations)
                                    Preparation of detailed project feasibility report including
                                    the potential for online mineral trading activities (DMG,
                                    mining associations)
                                    Initiate discussions with mine owners, processing units and
                                    trading companies on project configuration and viability
                                    (DMG)
                                    Discussions with financial institutions for facilitating online
                                    payments and providing secured payment gateways
                                    (DMG).

                         2.     Institutional

                                    Appoint a nodal agency to co-ordinate the project (Expert
                                    Committee on Infrastructure)
                                    Create a high level departmental committee within Mining
                                    Department to conceptualize and structure the project
                                    (DMG).

                         3.     Policy

                                    Provide assistance to private entrepreneurs in setting-up e-
                                    business infrastructure for minerals. Refer to ISR M9 on e-
                                    business infrastructure for dimensional stones. (DMG)

                         4.     Funding

                                    Bidding of the project for investment through private sector
                                    (NA)
                                    Government can provide support and encouragement by
                                    way of promotional measures like giving government
                                    recognition to registered processing units/ mine owners,
                                    etc. (DMG)

                         Implementation Plan - Realignment of Railway Track in Nagaur

                         The basic objective of the project is realign the railway track on
                         Makrana Parbatsar section in Nagaur district to facilitate movement of
                         goods and traffic as well as provide a larger area to the mining
                         community for exploiting marble. The action steps to be taken towards
                         its implementation are:

                         1.     Project Preparation

                                    Appointment of nodal agency at the state level to co-
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                                    Detailed feasibility report on the project to be prepared by
                                    the Railways (Indian Railways)
                                    The state government needs to assess the land records
                                    and properties in the affected region and take effective
                                    measures to allocate land to railways immediately (DMG,
                                    district administration).

                         2.     Institutional

                                    The district administration could be entrusted with the task
                                    of identifying the exact land dimensions as required by
                                    railways (district administration)
                                    The government should take all necessary steps to ensure
                                    that land in the proposed site is free of all encroachments
                                    (district administration).

                         3.     Policy

                                    The state must actively pursue discussions with railways to
                                    construct the new railway line (DMG, mining association)
                                    Stringent norms for issuing mining leases and mining
                                    closure plans to prevent future encroachment. Refer to
                                    KD4-volume I, Chapter 4 for details on policy
                                    recommendations for mining sector (DMG).

                         4.     Funding

                                    Initiate discussions with railways and local stakeholders on
                                    how to share the cost of the project with the railways
                                    (mining associations).

                         Category 3 Projects

                         Category 3 projects are those that would be implemented over the
                         next 3 years. These projects are quite large in terms of investments
                         and state support requirement and require lot of preparatory work to
                         be undertaken before implementation. There are two projects in this
                         category:
                             Establishing a Gas Grid in Rajasthan
                             Setting-up Mining Centre of Excellence in Rajasthan

                         Implementation Plan - Establishing a Gas Grid in Rajasthan

                         The basic objective of the project is to establish a Gas Grid in
                         Rajasthan. This grid involves constructing a new pipeline from Kota to
                         Mathania in Jodhpur district to meet the future requirements of
                         Mathania Power Plant and the additional requirements of industrial
                         units in Kota region. The new pipeline is also expected to connect to
                         the gas reserves in Koslu (Barmer) to spur economic activity in the
                         state. The action steps to be taken towards its implementation are:




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                         1.     Project Preparation

                                    Assessment of gas demand in Rajasthan (GAIL, DMG,
                                    Directorate of Petroleum)
                                    Preparation of detailed project feasibility report including
                                    identification of major end user industries along the
                                    proposed pipeline (GAIL)
                                    Assessment of gas reserves in Rajasthan (GAIL, DMG,
                                    Directorate of Petroleum).

                         2.     Institutional

                                    Appoint a steering committee at Chief Secretary level for
                                    expediting all state government approvals (Expert
                                    Committee on Infrastructure)
                                    Ensure project implementation of Mathania on RLNG
                                    (Department of Energy)
                                    Evaluate and if found feasible, nominate GAIL as the nodal
                                    agency for transmission and distribution of gas in
                                    Rajasthan and from sourcing gas from different producers
                                    like ONGC, OIL, CAIRN, etc. (Expert Committee on
                                    Infrastructure)

                         3.     Policy

                                    Accord infrastructure status for all pipeline projects. This
                                    would involve sending a proposal to the GoI for approval
                                    (Department of Finance)
                                    Rationalize local tax on natural gas with central sales tax
                                    (Department of Finance)
                                    Provide support for promoting use of CNG and LPG as
                                    eco-friendly auto fuels for commercial vehicles registered in
                                    the state over a defined period of time (Department of
                                    Energy)

                         4.     Funding

                                    Seek funding from multilateral funding agencies like ADB
                                    (Refer to ISR M1 on Establishing Gas Grid in Rajasthan)
                                    Create a demand mitigation revolving fund to meet any
                                    cash deficit on the project for the first two – three years.
                                    The fund could be through an allocation of revenue from
                                    future revenue from oil and gas wells developed in the
                                    state (Department of Finance)
                                    Provide land for the project to GAIL on a nominal basis /
                                    transfer land acquired on cost basis – without allocating
                                    administrative expenses (Expert Committee on
                                    Infrastructure, Department of Finance)

                         Implementation Plan – Setting- up Mining Centre of Excellence in
                         Rajasthan




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                         The objective of the centre of excellence is to transfer technical know-
                         how relating to mining processes and value added services. The
                         centre would conduct seminars and workshops on safety and provide
                         consultancy services to mining industry. Since such a specialized
                         institution does not exist anywhere in India, it has been assumed that
                         significant time would be spent by the state government initiating
                         discussions with large mining multinationals, foreign mining centres
                         and local entrepreneurs to structure and arrange finance the project.
                         Thus the project implementation has been assumed to be three years.
                         The action steps to be taken towards its implementation are:

                         1.     Project Preparation

                                    Detailed feasibility report on the project by the state
                                    government in terms of scope of activities and range of
                                    services to be offered (DMG, mining associations)
                                    Discussions with large multinationals to configure and
                                    structure the project (DMG).

                         2.     Institutional

                                    Set-up a high level committee / nodal agency headed by
                                    the Mining Secretary to oversee the project implementation
                                    and co-ordinate with domestic and international mining
                                    stakeholders (DMG).

                         3.     Policy

                                    The state must actively pursue discussions with
                                    international centres of repute in Africa and Australia to
                                    assist in setting-up the centre (DMG).

                         4.     Funding

                                    Initiate discussions with mining companies to finance
                                    project cost (DMG)
                                    Seek funding from central government and agencies like
                                    UNIDO to provide grant for the project (Department of
                                    Finance).




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                              3.0        Manufacturing

                              For the purpose of developing an implementation plan, the projects
                              have been divided into three categories. These are in turn based upon
                              the envisaged implementation time frame.
                                  Category 1 - Projects to be implemented within the next 1 year
                                  Category 2 - Projects to be implemented over 2-3 years
                                  Category 3 - Projects to be implemented over 4-5 years

                              In arriving at the implementation time frame we have been driven by
                              the extent of project preparedness, i.e., projects requiring policy
                              changes, detailed study, etc. have been placed in category 2 and 3.
                              Even for category 2 and 3 projects, preparatory work needs to
                              commence from the first year itself.

                              The categorisation of projects for the manufacturing sector 3 are
                              presented below:

                                                                                        YEAR
                                                          Year 1          Year 2         Year 3        Year 4         Year 5
                    Project Category                    3 projects
                    Category 1                                                   4 projects
                    Category 2                                                                               0 projects
                    Category 3

                              It is envisaged that 3 projects could be implemented in the first year
                              and the balance projects could be implemented over the next 3 years.
                              The estimate of project wise implementation schedule is presented in
                              the table given below:

                               Project                             Project Title                            Implementation
                                 No.                                                                            Period
                                Ma 1         Establishment of Testing and Common                                1 year
                                             facilities Centre for Ceramic Industry in
                                             Bikaner
                                Ma 2         Setting up of an International Trade Centre                          3 years
                                             at Jaipur
                                Ma 3         Recycling of Marble Slurry at Udaipur                                1 year
                                Ma 4         Industrial Water Supply in Bhilwara                                  3 years
                                Ma 5         Integrated Utility Management of Bhiwadi                             3 years
                                Ma 6         Setting-up Common Effluent Treatment Plant                           1 year
                                             at Bhilwara
                                Ma 7         Industrial Water Supply in Jaipur                                    3 years




          3
            It may be noted that for the purpose of classification, the project for industrial infrastructure in Bhilwara has been
          classified as two separate projects – the one for setting up a common effluent treatment plant is envisaged to be
          completed within one year while the project for industrial water supply is envisaged to be completed in 3 years




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                         Action Steps

                         The action steps to be completed for implementation of the
                         aforementioned projects vary across each category and also within
                         each category depending upon the nature of the project. The action
                         plan consists of various activities that need to be undertaken across
                         the following four aspects:
                             Project preparation
                             Institutional
                             Policy
                             Funding

                         Category 1

                         Category 1 projects are those that can be implemented over the next
                         1 year and include the following:
                             Establishment of Testing and Common facilities Centre for
                             Ceramic Industry in Bikaner (Ma 1)
                             Recycling of Marble Slurry at Udaipur (Ma 3)
                             Setting-up Common Effluent Treatment Plant at Bhilwara (Ma 6)

                         For the implementation of the above projects the various activities that
                         need to be undertaken along with the name of the agency (s)
                         responsible for the same is provided below:

                         Project Preparation

                                Conducting a detailed project preparation and feasibility study
                                to identify the project cost and extent of support required
                                (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 1
                                Initiate discussions with UNIDO, CGCRI, etc. for transfer of
                                technology and know-how (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 1
                                Agree on the need for projects and the fact that Government
                                needs to play a key role in promoting the same (Empowered
                                Committee on Infrastructure) - Ma 3
                                Finalize the agency responsible for undertaking the project. It
                                is suggested that all of the above projects could be undertaken
                                by RIICO (Empowered Committee on Infrastructure) - Ma 1,3
                                Initiate discussions with agencies such as CRRI, CBRI,
                                Roorkee University, TIFAC, UCCI, etc to collect and collate the
                                research done so far (RIICO and CDOS) - Ma 3
                                Identify a suitable site for the project (RIICO) - Ma 3
                                Define the criteria for identification of the private promoter for
                                this joint sector project (RIICO and PDCOR) - Ma 3
                                Bid the project out (PDCOR) – Ma 3

                         Institutional

                                Finalising a Memorandum of Understanding with Bikaner
                                Ceramic Industry Association (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 1




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                                  Establishment contractual arrangements with Industry
                                  Association, including disbursement and monitoring
                                  mechanism (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 1

                         Policy

                                  NA

                         Funding

                                  Preparation of proposal for funding under Cluster Development
                                  Scheme (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 1
                                  Initiate discussions with agencies such as TIFAC, BMTPC and
                                  Department of Finance for funding studies – Ma 3

                         Category 2

                         Category 2 projects are those that would be implemented over a
                         period of 2-3 years. These projects are somewhat larger is size and
                         scope and would require more preparatory work to be undertaken
                         before implementation. The projects identified under this category are
                         the following:
                             Setting up of an International Trade Centre at Jaipur (Ma 2)
                             Industrial Water Supply in Bhilwara (Ma 4)
                             Integrated Utility Management of Bhiwadi (Ma 5)
                             Industrial Water Supply in Jaipur (Ma 7)

                         For the implementation of the above projects the various activities that
                         need to be undertaken along with the name of the agency (s)
                         responsible for the same is provided below:

                         Project Preparation

                                  Giving Mandate to one of the agencies of Government of
                                  Rajasthan for the development of the International Trade Mart
                                  (Empowered Committee on Infrastructure) – Ma 2
                                  Identify and earmark land for developing the International
                                  Trade Mart. (RIICO) – Ma 2
                                  Undertake detailed demand estimation for finalizing space
                                  utilization plan (PDCOR) – Ma 2
                                  Assess feasibility of promoting / developing an annual trade
                                  fair exclusively for export products of Rajasthan a “Rajasthan
                                  Export Fair” for supporting the International Trade Centre
                                  (RIICO, DoT, PDCOR) – Ma 2
                                  Discuss with PHED and GW department on feasibility of the
                                  various option and detailed feasibility for the most feasible
                                  option (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 4
                                  Identify a suitable site for the project (RIICO) - Ma 4
                                  Detailed study for designing the waster water treatment and
                                  conveyance plan (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 4




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                                  Development of a detailed integrated utility plan (RIICO /
                                  PDCOR) – Ma 5
                                  Undertake detailed technical engineering study to finalize the
                                  project alignment, pressure, location of reservoirs, etc. for the
                                  industrial water supply project – Ma 7

                         Institutional

                                  Facilitate state based exporters/ processes to form a body for
                                  speedier implementation of ITC (RIICO, PDCOR) – Ma 2
                                  Initiate discussions with agencies such as EPCH and ITPO for
                                  becoming the principal promoter for the project (RIICO /
                                  PDCOR) – Ma 2
                                  Enter into agreement with Bhiwadi Industries Association,
                                  ULBs and RIICO for project structuring and sharing of cost
                                  (PDCOR) – Ma 4
                                  Formal agreement between PHED and RIICO to ensure that
                                  water from the Bisalpur project is allocated for industrial
                                  purposes – Ma 7

                         Policy

                                  NA

                         Funding

                                  Ensure state’s share of investment in the project is brought is
                                  under the GoI ASIDE programme (RIICO / PDCOR) – Ma 2
                                  Prepare project report for funding under TCIDS (RIICO /
                                  PDCOR) – Ma 4
                                  Development of a report for funding from NCR planning board
                                  and under cluster development scheme of GoI (RIICO /
                                  PDCOR) – Ma 5
                                  Incorporate funding for industrial water supply project as part
                                  of the implementation plan for Part 1 of Phase I of the Bisalpur
                                  Project – Ma7




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                         4.0      Tourism

                         The projects identified in Key Deliverable-4 have been divided into
                         three categories based on the envisaged duration of implementation.

                               Category 1 - Projects to be implemented within the next 1 year
                               Category 2 - Projects to be implemented within the next 3 years
                               Category 3 - Projects to be implemented within the next 5 years


                         Given the nature of the tourism projects suggested (integrated tourism
                         development plans for various towns), and because these have
                         various components, including access linkages to the town(s) and to
                         tourist sites within and around the town(s), urban infrastructure
                         improvement, etc., some of which may require time to implement, it is
                         not envisaged that any of these projects could be implemented over
                         the next one year. Therefore all tourism projects have been classified
                         as either category 2 or 3 category projects.

                         In arriving at the implementation time frame we have been driven by
                         the extent of project preparedness, i.e., projects requiring policy
                         changes, detailed study, etc. have been placed in category 3.

                         Even for category 2 and 3 projects, preparatory work needs to
                         commence from the first year itself.

                         The categorisation of projects in the tourism sector is presented
                         below:

                                              Implementation Plan - Tourism
                                                                    Year
                                               Year 1  Year 2      Year 3   Year 4      Year 5
                         Project Category
                                              0 projects
                         Category 1
                         Category 2                           5 projects
                                                              6projects
                         Category 3

                         5 projects could be implemented in the next 2-3 years and 6 more
                         projects could be implemented over 4-5 years. The estimate of project
                         wise implementation schedule is presented in the table given below:

                         Project                    Project Title               Implementation
                           No.                                                      Period
                           T1         Integrated Tourism Development of            2-3 years
                                      Chittaurgarh
                           T2         Integrated Tourism Development of              2-3 years
                                      Kumbhalgarh
                           T3         Integrated Rural Tourism Development           2-3 years
                                      of Jodhpur
                           T4         Integrated Tourism Development of              2-3 years




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                         Project                  Project Title                  Implementation
                           No.                                                       Period
                                    Shekhawati
                           T5       Integrated Tourism Development of                2-3 years
                                    Bundi
                           T6       Integrated Tourism Development of                4-5 years
                                    Sawai Madhopur
                           T7       Integrated Tourism Development of                4-5 years
                                    Jaisalmer
                           T8       Integrated Tourism Development of                4-5 years
                                    Pushkar
                           T9       Integrated Tourism Development of Mt             4-5 years
                                    Abu
                          T 10      Integrated Tourism Development of                4-5 years
                                    Nathdwara
                          T 11      Integrated Tourism Development of                4-5 years
                                    Udaipur

                         Action Steps

                         The action steps to be completed for implementation of the
                         aforementioned projects varies across each category and also within
                         each category depending upon the nature of the project. The action
                         plan is presented on the following aspects:

                            Project preparation
                            Institutional
                            Policy
                            Funding

                         Category 1

                         Category 1 projects are those that can be implemented over the next
                         2-3 years. These include the integrated tourism development projects
                         for Chittaurgarh, Kumbhalgarh, Jodhpur, Shekhawati, and Bundi.

                         These projects have been identified mainly on the basis of the extent
                         of private sector participation in total investment envisaged. Projects
                         having a higher extent of private sector participation are proposed to
                         be taken up for implementation earlier because these would involve
                         lower amount of government funding and less involvement in project
                         preparatory work.

                         The action steps to be taken towards implementation are:

                         Project Preparation

                                 Interaction and discussions with haveli owners, owners of
                                 other historical monuments, etc. (refer T4, T5), for providing
                                 full access to tourists, etc. (NA, haveli owners, etc.)




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                                  Detailed pre-feasibility / feasibility reports for the access road
                                  projects identified as prima-facie viable under BOT (refer road
                                  projects in T1, T2, T3, and T4) (PWD)
                                  Project structuring for the same, especially for the road from
                                  Bundi to Sawai Madhopur (refer T5) (PWD)
                                  Structuring of O&M and service contracts for water supply for
                                  the water supply projects suggested (refer T5) (PHED)
                                  Detailed pre-feasibility / feasibility study for the proposed
                                  Village Haats in Jodhpur region, i.e. either at Guda Bishnoi or
                                  Khejarli (refer T3) (NA, Department of Tourism – DoT)
                                  Pre-feasibility / feasibility analysis for the proposed first-class
                                  hotels (refer T1) (NA, DoT)
                                  Pre-feasibility / feasibility analysis for the proposed parking
                                  project (refer T4) (NA, DoT)

                         Institutional

                                  Facilitating associations of haveli / hotel owners (with
                                  representation from the government) in order to facilitate full
                                  access of tourists to say havelis in Shekhawati and for
                                  facilitating nature trails, etc. (refer T4) (NA, haveli owners, etc.)

                         Policy

                                  Initiating action steps required for the government taking over
                                  some of the important heritage properties for maintenance
                                  (highlighted in chapter on policy initiatives in KD-IV), especially
                                  for monuments in Bundi, etc. (NA, DoT)
                                  Initiating certain changes in the state BOT Policy (highlighted
                                  in KD-III) for the road improvement projects proposed under
                                  BOT (PWD)
                                  Increasing water / sewerage charges in the state in order to
                                  ensure better cost recovery (according to the implementation
                                  schedule given in KD-III) (PHED)

                         Funding

                                  Ensuring that the budget allocation to government departments
                                  such as the Nagar Palika is increased (MH&UD)
                                  Creation of a maintenance fund (out of a levy on tourists
                                  staying at hotels) for the operation and maintenance of urban
                                  and other tourism-related infrastructure in each of the towns
                                  (Municipality, DoT)

                         Category 2

                         Category 2 projects are those that would be implemented over the
                         next 4-5 years. These projects involve a greater degree of government
                         funding, and would therefore require more preparatory work to be
                         undertaken before implementation.




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                         These include the integrated tourism development projects for Sawai
                         Madhopur, Jaisalmer, Pushkar, Nathdwara, Mt Abu, and Udaipur.

                         The action steps to be taken towards implementation are:

                         Project Preparation

                                  Detailed pre-feasibility / feasibility reports for the access road
                                  projects identified as prima-facie viable under BOT (refer road
                                  projects in T6 and T7) (PWD)
                                  Structuring of O&M and service contracts for water supply for
                                  the water supply projects suggested (refer T6, T8, T10)
                                  (PHED)
                                  Pre-feasibility / feasibility analysis for the proposed ropeway
                                  project at Ganesh Tekri, Nathdwara (refer T9) (DoT)
                                  Pre-feasibility / feasibility analysis for the proposed parking
                                  project (refer T8, T10) (NA, DoT)
                                  Pre-feasibility / feasibility analysis for the proposed tourism
                                  projects for Jaisalmer, including development of Gadisar Lake,
                                  Cactus Park, etc. (refer T7) (NA, DoT)
                                  Pre-feasibility / feasibility analysis for the proposed project for
                                  water sports facility at Badi Talaab, Udaipur (refer T11) (NA,
                                  DoT)

                         Institutional

                                  Facilitating association of Temple Board and Urban Local Body
                                  at Nathdwara for maintenance of properties in Nathdwara
                                  (refer T9) (NA, DoT, Municipality)
                                  Facilitating committees consisting of representatives from the
                                  urban local bodies, tourism department, and other government
                                  institutions for maintenance of tourism sites, such as for
                                  Udaipur (refer T11) (NA, DoT, Municipality, etc.)

                         Policy

                                  Initiating action steps for facilitating private sector maintenance
                                  of key properties (including adequate monitoring mechanisms,
                                  guidelines, etc.) especially for Jaisalmer, Sawai Madhopur,
                                  Udaipur, etc. (refer T6, T7, T11) (NA, DoT)
                                  Initiating certain changes in the state BOT Policy (highlighted
                                  in KD-III) for the road improvement projects proposed under
                                  BOT (PWD)
                                  Increasing water / sewerage charges in the state in order to
                                  ensure better cost recovery (according to the implementation
                                  schedule given in KD-III) (PHED)

                         Funding

                                  Ensuring that the budget allocation to government departments
                                  such as the Nagar Palika is increased (MH&UD)




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                                  Creation of a maintenance fund (out of a levy on tourists
                                  staying at hotels) for the operation and maintenance of urban
                                  and other tourism-related infrastructure in each of the towns
                                  (Municipality, DoT)
                                  Initiating steps whereby the Temple Board at Nathdwara could
                                  provide a sum towards a fund for operation and maintenance
                                  of assets created (refer T9) (NA, Temple Board, Municipality,
                                  DoT)

                         While some of the policy steps required are specific to the projects
                         considered, and therefore mentioned above, some of the other
                         suggested policy initiatives are common across project and likely to
                         impact most projects. These have been covered in a separate section
                         in KD-4, and are also envisaged to be implemented over the next 4-5
                         years. Some of these policy initiatives not covered above are
                         summarised, alongwith suggested timeframes, in the table below.

                         S. No.                   Project Title                  Implementation
                                                                                     Period
                            1       Accreditation of taxis                           1 years
                            2       Preparation of tourism literature and           2-3 years
                                    other promotional material
                            3       Strengthening the Tourist Assistance             1 years
                                    Force (TAF)
                            4       Uniform for Guides                               1 years
                            5       Setting up of Money Changers                    2-3 years
                            6       Space for Local Taxi Operators                   1 years
                            7       Introduce an annual International               2-3 years
                                    Restoration Award
                            8       Initiation of an annual marketing / trade       2-3 years
                                    event to promote tourism in the state
                            9       Setting up of a Technical Secretariat for       2-3 years
                                    Tourism Development in Rajasthan
                           10       Role and location of Tourist Reception           1 years
                                    Centres (TRCs) / Tourist Information
                                    Bureaus (TIBs):
                           11       Air services                                    4-5 years

                         Conclusion

                         As mentioned, each of these integrated projects for tourism
                         development could be put up for funding either from the Government
                         of India as part of a tourism circuit development project, or from
                         bilateral / multilateral agencies such as JBIC, the World Bank, Asian
                         Development Bank (ADB) etc. For towns such as Nathdwara, which
                         are important from the religious / pilgrimage tourism point of view, the
                         scheme could also be presented as a social development project.

                         Infact, the commitment of the ADB to such projects could be
                         ascertained from the following paragraph from the ADB Country
                         Strategy and Program 2003-06 for India (April 2003):




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                         “The fundamental mismatch between the social service
                         responsibilities of ULBs and their inability to raise resources has led to
                         steady deterioration in the delivery of 31 services…ADB is thus
                         developing new approaches to integrated urban development in
                         consultation with the Government…It combines reform and capacity-
                         building components with investments in urban infrastructure…The
                         physical investment components of the integrated urban development
                         projects will focus on bankable revenue-generating projects in water
                         supply, sanitation, and solid waste management. However, these will
                         be combined with components to improve provision of urban services
                         for the poor, drawing on ADB’s experience in ongoing projects. Finally,
                         in selected towns and cities that are viable tourist spots, ADB will
                         include tourism projects for urban renewal.”




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                                                 IV      MONITORING PLAN

                           Rajasthan Infrastructure Agenda “2025” is an ambitious attempt to
                           chart the roadmap for the state’s progress, especially with respect to
                           infrastructure development. It clearly delineates and emphasises
                           critical aspects of the economy and governance that must be
                           addressed to ensure rapid and balanced development in the state.
                           Securing the path to development is imperative for the state to realise
                           its goals.
                           However, in order to ensure that this Vision does not remain an
   Monitoring
                           exercise on paper, the state would put in place a dynamic institutional
  would ensure
 that the pace of          structure to oversee the implementation of this study. This would
   progress in             involve constant monitoring and periodic review.
 implementation            Monitoring would ensure that the pace of progress is critically
  of the shelf of          observed and any corrective action required is taken. Recognising the
    projects is
                           paradigm of constant change there is also the need to have a periodic
     critically
  observed and             review of strategies contained in the road map for reforms.
  any corrective
 action required           At the core of this monitoring and review structure proposed as part of
      is taken             the study are the empowered committee on infrastructure
                           development and the planning department of the Government of
                           Rajasthan (Exhibit below).


                      Empowered                                     Planning Department
                     Committee on                                      (Government of
                     Infrastructure                                      Rajasthan)
                     Development




 Project Development                        Nodal                         Finance
Company of Rajasthan                       Agency                        Department
       (PDCOR)



 Bureau of Investment            Representation of the                 Economic and
      Promotion                  Economic Department                   Infrastructure
                                                                        Department


    Implementation                    Project Sponsors
    Secretariat


                           The monitoring group consists of two separate tracks. While the
                           empowered committee on infrastructure development would be
                           responsible for overseeing the implementation of all projects that can




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                           be taken up through public – private-partnership route, the planning
                           department would be responsible for overseeing the implementation of
                           all other projects which primarily require government intervention /
                           funding.

                           Project to be implemented under PPP

                           A list of projects and sub-projects that prima facie can be structured
                           and implemented under a public private partnership is already
                           discussed in each of the ISRs. These projects require varying degrees
                           of project preparation, which have also been discussed in detail in the
                           previous chapter.

                           The primary responsibility of ensuring implementation of these
                           infrastructure projects would be with the Empowered Committee on
                           infrastructure development as it has the mandate for fast track
                           implementation of infrastructure projects with private sector
                           involvement in the state. The primary role of the committee would be
                           to:

                              Review the recommendations contained in this report and seek
    The primary               comments from line departments with respect to the
  responsibility of           implementation plan
      ensuring                Identify and assign the nodal agency within the state government
  implementation              for undertaking the projects
      of these                Decide upon the funding options for meeting the project
   infrastructure             development expenses for implementing the projects
   projects under             Decide upon the extent of contribution of the Government in the
   PPP would be               implementation of the projects
      with the                Recommend to and monitor progress of various line departments
    empowered                 with respect to the implementation of reform road map considered
   committee on               necessary for implementation of the projects
   infrastructure             Assign responsibilities to agencies such as PDCOR and BIP for
    development               managing the project development process and investor
                              attractions

                           In order to support the working of the empowered committee for
                           smooth implementation of the shelf of projects over the next five
                           years, the committee could be assisted by two separate bodies.

                           The project sponsors would consist of the nodal agency identified by
                           the empowered committee for implementation of the specific project,
                           and the line department. It may be noted that in some cases the
                           project sponsor could be the line department itself. However, in most
                           cases it would de different. For example for relocation of mandi, the
                           line department would be the Department of Agriculture. However, the
                           project sponsor could be the local Mandi Samiti or the Agriculture
                           Marketing Board. These two agencies would be responsible for:
                               Prioritizing projects for implementation – based upon
                               recommendations contained in this report




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                              Developing terms of reference (in association with the
                              implementation secretariat) for undertaking project development
                              activities
                              Initiating discussions on changes required in institutional, policy
                              and regulatory issues for ensuring implementation of the projects
                              as contained in this report

                           The role of the implementation secretariat would be to:
                              Liaise with the nodal agency and the line departments for ensuring
                              coordination
                              Undertake detailed studies that are required for implementation of
                              the project
                              Initiate discussions with potential investors for implementing the
                              project and structuring the project
                              Carry out the entire project development process including bid
                              running and evaluation
                              Prepare agenda papers for each of the projects for the empowered
                              committee on infrastructure development
                              Track the progress of the implementation of the shelf of projects
                              and highlight issues, if any to the empowered committee.


                           Project to be implemented by the State

                           It is proposed that the planning department be responsible for
                           overseeing the implementation of all projects other than those which
                           are being taken up by Empowered Committee on Infrastructure (in
                           association with the finance department and the line department) and
                           thus would be responsible for the following:
                                Initiate discussions with line departments to assess the relative
                                prioritization of projects under their annual plans
                                Finalize plans for implementation of these projects with the line
                                departments over the next five years
                                Discuss with the finance department for allocation of funds for
                                execution of the projects proposed.




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