Particulars of Organization, Functions & Duties
[Section-4 (1) (b) (i)]
1. Aims & Objectives of the Organization:
To widen and strengthen the targeted (Existing) transport corridor to 2 lane road identified under Odisha State Road Project (O.S.R.P) in the state of Odisha with World Bank funding. The Project Development Objective (PDO) is to remove transport bottle-necks in these indentified transport corridors for greater investment and economic and social development activities in the State.
2. Mission/ Vision:
Odisha State Roads Project targets at removing the deficiencies in the identified road corridors by:(a) Improving the Performance, Safety and Carrying Capacity of Priority roads in the state in an environmentally and socially sustainable way,(b) Increasing the role of the Private Sector in Road Infrastructure Financing and Management,(c) Assisting Government of Odisha (GoO) to establish conducive policy, institutional and governance framework to improve road sector management, financing and safety.
3. History & Background of its Establishment:
This office functions under the establishment of O/o the Engineer-in-Chief (Civil), NirmanSoudha, Odisha, Bhubaneswar of Works Department. It was established vide the office order no. FE-I(M)-8/05-22404, dtd. 21.11.05 by the Govt. of Odisha. The loan agreement with the World Bank was signed on 27th January 2009 for a total project cost of 322.5 Million US Dollars out of which 250 Million US Dollars is the loan component. The project period is from 2008 to 2014.
4. Duties to be performed to achieve the Mission:
The project management unit (PMU) under Odisha State Road Project (O.S.R.P) headed by Chief Engineer (World Bank Project) is implementing and monitoring the widening, strengthening and improving activities of indentified road corridors in the State of Odisha funded by the World Bank. The improvement work for 3 Year - 1 road packages are under progress.For details please log on to [Click Here]
5. Main Activities/ Functions:
Overall monitoring of improvement activities on the road corridors identified to be developed under World Bank Assistance as per the guide lines of the Government of Odisha and the World Bank is the main function of Odisha State Road Project. The overall monitoring includes: Monitoring the Construction Supervision, Monitoring the Civil Construction, Monitoring Status of Utility shifting, Monitoring the Land acquisition status, Rehabilitation and resettlement activities along the project corridor ,Obtain clearances from the Statutory bodies before the commencement of the relevant activities such as: Environmental Clearance, Clearance from the Pollution Control Board etc. for successful implementation of the project Besides the project is implementing and coordinating activities under (a) Institutional Strengthening Action Plan (ISAP), (b) Governance Accountability Action Plan (GAAP) and (c) Private Public Partnership (PPP). For details please log on to [Click Here]
6. Details of Services Rendered:
The improvement for the 3 Year - 1 road packages (i.e. Bhawanipatna-Khariar, Bhadrak- Anndapur-Chandabali and Berhampur-Taptapani road corridors) of OSRP are under progress. Improvement activity of other identified roads will be taken up soon in Public finance as well as in Public Private Partnership mode as per the agreed action plan of the state. Activities under ISAP,GAAP and PPP have been initiated.
7. Arrangements for Citizens' Interaction/ Public Participation:
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