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India - Assam Inland Water Transport Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental Impact Assessment : Annexure 2-1 - Applicable Environment Standards and Norms (English)

The development objectives of the Assam Inland Water Transport Project for India are to: (a) improve passenger ferry infrastructure and services in Assam, and (b) improve the institutional capacity and framework. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: (1) employment to at least one member per affected family in the project or arrange for a job in such other project as may be required after providing suitable training and skill development in the required field and at a rate not lower than the minimum wages; (2) subsistence allowance of rupees 3,000 per month for a period of one year to affected households who require to relocate due to the project; (3) transportation assistance of rupees 50,000 for affected households who require to relocate due to the project; (4) an alternative house for those who have to relocate, as per PMAY-G specifications in rural areas and a constructed house or flat of minimum 50 square meters in urban areas; (5) compensation at scheduled rates without depreciation for structure with 1-month notice to demolish affected structure; and (6) 3-month notice to harvest standing crops or market value of compensation for standing crops.

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Chase,India Coreen

India - Assam Inland Water Transport Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental Impact Assessment : Annexure 2-1 - Applicable Environment Standards and Norms (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/265581558932320706/Environmental-Impact-Assessment-Annexure-2-1-Applicable-Environment-Standards-and-Norms