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India - National Ganga River Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and Social analysis and management framework : executive summary (English)

The objectives of the National Ganga River Basin Project for India are: (a) to operationalize and support the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) and its associated state-level institutions, to ensure their capacity to plan and implement a multi-sectoral river water quality improvement program in a basin context; and (b) to reduce pollution loads into the river in selected investment locations. Negative measures include: water pollution, air pollution, dust, noise pollution, soil erosion, waste management, and ecology. Mitigation measures include: a) use water sprinkling arrangements for reducing dust levels due to sewer laying works and traffic movement; b) the contractor shall ensure adequate housing with water, sanitation and healthcare facilities to the construction workforce; c) mobile vans, fitted with water tankers (with capacity of 8000-10000 litres), shall be deployed for period flushing of the sewers with non potable water; d) septic tanks and soak pits serving individual house-holds at present are to be disconnected, emptied through deployment of cesspool emptier/septic tank sucker vehicles; e) the road surface including the bitumen, base and sub-base layers shall be restored to its previous state and ensure the smooth ride quality to road users; and f) in case of high ground water table conditions, suitable de-watering system should be adopted and more importantly de-water discharge shall be disposed off in a proper way with no leakages or flooding on the roads.

Details

  • Document Date

    2011/03/01

  • Document Type

    Environmental Assessment

  • Report Number

    E2665

  • Volume No

    3

  • Total Volume(s)

    3

  • Country

    India,

  • Region

    South Asia,

  • Disclosure Date

    2011/03/22

  • Disclosure Status

    Disclosed

  • Doc Name

    Environmental and Social analysis and management framework : executive summary

  • Keywords

    Poverty and Social Impact Assessment;Environment and Social Management Framework;Environmental and Social Management Framework;Environmental and Social Impact;incidence of income poverty;disposal of construction waste;solid waste disposal facility;Small and Medium Industries;environmental and social assessments;sanitary landfill site;Environmental and Social Safeguard;land acquisition process;resettlement action plan;Solid Waste Management;grievance redress mechanism;point source pollution;loss of livelihood;analysis of alternatives;sewage pumping station;loss of land;social and environmental;industrial pollution control;sewage treatment facility;source of pollution;natural water bodies;fruit bearing trees;land development charge;amount of land;compensation for land;source of financing;income due;social accountability mechanism;national environmental legislation;clean technology program;poor water quality;Environmental Management Plan;sewage treatment plant;low cost sanitation;physical cultural resources;contamination of groundwater;wastewater treatment plant;loss of property;water quality degradation;quality assurance standard;number of women;situation of women;local decisionmaking process;provision for drainage;provision of drainage;case of damage;land acquisition law;project affected persons;disadvantaged social groups;poverty reduction effort;social issue;rural area;sex ratio;treatment capacity;poor sanitation;mitigation measure;involuntary resettlement;private land;wildlife sanctuary;kiosk operators;regulatory requirement;industrial wastewater;primary source;indirect impact;replacement compensation;replacement cost;secondary information;replacement value;vulnerable group;vulnerable communities;industrial effluent;resettlement assistance;river water;income assistance;fuel use;Population Density;basic amenity;grievance redressal;environmental sustainability;affected villages;safeguard policy;market cost;beneficial impact;untreated sewage;lease holder;public consultation;regulatory issue;River basin;employment opportunity;water logging;stamp duty;institutional responsibilities;lump sum;effluent treatment;geographical area;positive impact;Safeguard Policies;employment opportunities;salinity problem;crop residue;financial closure;population number;gender composition;open defecation;fire wood;gender balance;cow dung;mortality condition;ground water;forest ecosystem;gender specific;industrial growth;cultural practice;biosphere reserve;health implications;mangrove forest;cultural beliefs;land degradation;waste water;water erosion;physical deterioration;drainage system;soil erosion;migrant worker;social audit;community assistance;heavy machinery;citizen monitoring;financial resource;construction camp;green belt;electronic media;communication strategy;project costing;resettlement policy;social laws;analytical study;social studies;internal review;continuous process;tribal management;toll free;consultative process;government service;construction plant;urban fringe;normal traffic;flagship species;open burn;human body;housing scheme;local bodies;government land;leachate collection;Vocational Training;untreated waste;farm produce;secondary data;degraded lands;timber tree;primary data;social study;gender analysis;gender issue;mainstreaming gender;cultural context;gender action;vulnerable household;agriculture department;qualitative analysis;immovable asset;business establishment;gender disparity;Bank Policies;consultation process;agricultural land;marginal farmer;corrective measure;Poverty Analysis;poverty situation;precautionary principle;social legislation;Public Infrastructure;regular monitoring;social aspect;environmental sensitivity;environmental performance;pollution impact;human population;social analysis;flood plain;sensitive locations;worker safety;work contracts;inadequate maintenance;construction site;sensitive habitat;environmental issue;environmental monitoring;assimilative capacity;lean season;environmental benefit

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India - National Ganga River Basin Project : environmental assessment (Vol. 3) : Environmental and Social analysis and management framework : executive summary (English). Washington, D.C. : World Bank Group. http://documents.worldbank.org/curated/en/458471468269377733/Environmental-and-Social-analysis-and-management-framework-executive-summary