Final Supervision and Completion Mission of the World Bank

Hydrology Project
Hydrology Project Phase-I
 To establish a functional hydrological
information system.
 To improve institutional capacity
 Implemented in 9 States viz. Andhra
Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Karnataka,
Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra,
Orissa, and Tamil Nadu and 6 Central
 The project started in September, 1995 and
closed on December, 2003.
Hydrology Project
Hydrology Project–II
Cleared by the CCEA in October, 2005.
The agreement was signed on 19th January, 2006
and approved by the GOI in May, 2006.
The overall project objective is to extend and
promote the sustained and effective use of HIS
by all stakeholder.
4 new states (Himachal Pradesh, Punjab Goa &
Pondicherry) & 2 new Central Agencies (CPCB,
BBMB) included in the phase-II of the project.
The original completion period of HP-II was June,
2012. The project completion period has been
extended up to May, 2014 by the World Bank.
CWC component of HP-II is Rs. 26.73 crore.
Major Activities of CWC
Institutional Strengthening
 Constructed two Lecture halls, one computer lab and
extended Krishna Hostel at NWA, CWC, Pune.
 Upgraded Godavari Hostel by installing TV, AC etc in
each room at NWA, CWC, Pune.
 Conducted 57 training programmes and trained 1342
officers from Central as well as State official.
 19 CWC officials participated in 9 International
Training courses.
Major Activities of CWC
Institutional Strengthening- Contd-
 Development of online Surface Water Information
System (eSWIS) to upgrade the functionality of the
existing SWDES, HYMOS and WISDOM Software(HIS) .
 Installed Real Time Water Quality Monitoring
System(RTWQMS) at three sites namely Agra
(Jawahar Bridge) on river Yamuna, Lucknow on river
Gomti and Moradabad on river Ramganga for
monitoring of 6 parameters The real time water
quality data is available for above sites from 18th July,
2013 on web site .
 Three training on e-SWIS was conducted.
Major Activities of CWC
Vertical Extension
Development of Hydrological Design Aids (Surface
• Standardization of Methodologies/protocols for
rational design and analysis and carry out
integrated water resources analysis including
study of hydrology of the complete water system
 Assessment of Water Resources Potential Availability/yield Assessment (HDA-Y);
 Estimation of Design Flood(HDA-F); and
 Sediment Rate Estimation(HDA-S)
Vertical Extension – ContdHDA-SW
 The software is under development .
Following reports have been submitted and accepted:
State of the Art Report(SAR)
Inception Reports of all three modules
Draft Final Report of HDA-F
Draft Final Report of HDA-S
Financial ComponentTotal Cost of the HDA project -- INR 8 Crore (Approx)
Likely booking under HP-II
-- INR 3.76 Crore
Balance cost to be booked in other scheme - INR 4.24
Other Achievements
 Installed Video-conferencing facilities at Delhi, Pune,
Gandhinagar, Hyderabad, Lucknow, Bhubaneswar &
Coimbatore since October, 2011.
 Lectures on subject matters for training at NWA are
being delivered using Video-conferencing.
 Provided One Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometer
for analysis of trace and toxic metals at National River
Water Quality Laboratory, CWC, New Delhi
 Modernize Hydrological Observation Stations by
installing Acoustic Doppler Current Profilers (ADCP) for
discharge measurement on large rivers at 15 sites
under CWC.
 Procured two set of Arc GIS (Arc Info, Arc 3-D Analyst,
Arc Spatial) software for various application in water
Financial Target and Achievement
 Allocation under the Project as per PIP –Rs. 24.90 Crore
 Allocation as per Revised Cost Table, 2013-Rs. 26.73
 Expenditure upto March 2014- Rs. 17.38Crore
 Reimbursement Claim upto March,2014- Rs.17.38 Crore
 Likely Expenditure by May 31, 2014
 Others
Rs.0.85 Crore
Rs.0.73 Crore
Rs.0.17 Crore
But it is very unlikely that payment for above
activities could be made up to May, 2014 due to 1/3
ceiling on the expenditure imposed by MOWR
Post Project Plan for continuation of HP-II
 The infrastructure / facility created under HP-II will
be maintained through support provided by the
Government of India under different Plan Schemes.
 Training on the software developed under HP-II will
be provided by trained CWC official as and when
 Dissemination data and application of HIS :
All hydro meteorological data will be entered online
through new eSWIS software and the same will be
disseminated as per Hydro-meteorological Data
Dissemination Policy of MOWR through eSWIS and web site.
Lessons Learnt
 Hydrology Project has been implemented mainly in
Peninsular India.
 There is need to expand the project in remaining parts
of India also to cover all hydrological basins of India
for better management of water resources.
 The Project should be initiated in the early phase of
starting of Hydrology Project to achieve the target
within stipulated time frame.
 The processes of tender preparation/award also get
delayed due to delay in obtaining clearances from
different authorities. Capacity building as per project
could not achieve because International Training
Courses as stipulated in the project plan could not

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