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India - Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project : Environmental Assessment : Environmental and Social Impact Assessment : Executive Summary (Inglês)

The development objective of the Meghalaya Integrated Transport Project for India is to improve transport connectivity and efficiency, and to modernize transport institutions in Meghalaya. Some of the negative impacts and mitigation measures include: design of cross-drainage structures based on rainfall data of the project area, accommodation of improvement proposal within existing right of way following existing alignment, to avoid impacts on trees, land, and existing structures, tree plantation on valley side and application of bio-engineering and engineering and bio technology treatment for identified landslide zones on each road section, dumping areas for muck disposal has been identified at the designing stage for proper management of muck generated from project roads, protection, and breast walls have been proposed at required locations; and construction of side drains to minimize soil erosion and water pollution. Special attention will be paid to water tapping points (springs) along the road alignments created by community to divert stream water for their domestic purposes.


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    Carter,India Dominique

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    Environmental and Social Impact Assessment : Executive Summary

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    Environmental and Social Impact Assessment; public works department; indigenous people development plan; institutional arrangement due; Environmental and Social Safeguard; external monitoring and evaluation; climate change mitigation measures; Gender-Based Violence; Soil and Water Conservation; Performance-Based Maintenance Contracts; community health and safety; Environmental Management Plan; project road; land use conversion; project affected persons; acquired right; information on climate; loss of livelihood; adverse social impact; construction of market; vegetable and fruit; flora and fauna; transport sector management; gender action; deterioration of water; focus group meeting; erosion control measures; loss of land; public-private partnership; resettlement action plan; risk of contamination; payment of compensation; consultations with stakeholders; loss of crop; collection of information; loss of asset; river bank erosion; Broad Community Support; construction and operation; resettlement and rehabilitation; development of water; adverse environmental impact; critical natural habitats; implementation of mitigation; case of acquisition; grievance redress mechanism; value of land; local health service; environment management; public service provision; types of road; road safety measure; risk of conflict; public private partnership; lack of sanitation; social and environmental; improved transport infrastructure; compensation for land; movement of vehicle; road section; soil erosion; subsistence allowance; labour influx; affected households; tribal community; cumulative impact; positive impact; land acquisition; construction work; small trader; engineering design; project construction; community structure; displaced person; agricultural land; rural area; grievance redressal; private land; parallel road; labour force; road corridor; secondary sources; environmental condition; replacement land; community consultation; project intervention; gender issue; Host Communities; construction camp; secondary data; existing resources; sale price; private company; migrant workforce; community hall; cultivation practice; land plot; habitat change; local law; monsoon rainfall; compensation payable; construction technique; inadequate drainage; irrigation channel; rural land; land clearing; soil cover; top soil; cattle shed; drainage work; construction material; dust generation; illegal logging; forested areas; forest land; community institution; skill development; green product; benefit sharing; hold rights; regional market; moving vehicle; adequate representation; vehicle parking; stamp duty; permanent employment; cash grant; village elder; private property; social loss; infrastructure work; community level; integrated system; dust suppression; standard bidding; civil works; environmental monitoring; stream water; social background; transport department; local inflation; resettlement budget; community dynamics; resettlement assistance; land cost; wildlife sanctuary; biodiversity survey; biodiversity monitoring; biodiversity assessment; assessment authority; reserved forest; buffer zone; adequate signage; house construction; site visits; social infrastructure; Waste Management; health hazard; social unrest; tree plantation; road alignment; water tap; disposal site; works contract; water pollution; land parcel; host population; rainfall data; Climate Risk; River Ecosystem; reptile species; cash compensation; natural river; speed control; ambient air; Environmental Assessment; temporary employment; urban mobility; transport efficiency; Cultural Heritage; census data; project costing; ecological survey; socio-economic survey; public meeting; income generation; forest department; rural artisan; information analysis; public consultation; health performance; government law; land compensation; water quality; sample representative; study area; study including; adequate training; mitigation method; field survey; unskilled job; road improvement



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