Mr. M.K.Mohanty


- Current Projects

ADB TA-4814 (INDIA): Project Processing and Capacity Development, Delhi, India-2007
As social safeguard specialist, the objective of the assignment was to support capacity building initiatives for India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited (IIFCL) by assisting IIFCL in building-up its in-house capacity in ensuring that projects financed by it, using funds from ADB, conform to the ADB’s social safeguards requirements.
ADB RSC-C71423 (INDIA): Bihar State Roads Preparation, Bihar, India-2007
As Resettlement Specialist for the ADB Staff Consultancy assignment responsible for assisting Bihar State Road Construction Department (RCD) in preparation of state roads projects to improve key state road sections for possible financing by ADB by undertaking involuntary resettlement studies, providing guidance and training workshops to RCD and identifying requirements for additional capacity building in project preparatory works.
ADB TA 4607, Uttaranchal State Road Improvement Program, Uttaranchal, India, 2006
As Social Development and Poverty Specialist responsible for review of project documents such as Social Impact Assessment reports and Resettlement Plans prepared by DPR consultants engaged by State PWD and preparation of Poverty and Social Analysis Report, Resettlement Framework, Sub-project level Resettlement Plans, Summary Resettlement Plans, Indigenous People Development Framework, SPRSS as per ADB’s Guidelines and policies.
ADB TA 4815-IND: Orissa Integrated Irrigated Agriculture and Water Management Project, Orissa, India- 2006-07
As resettlement specialist for the TA responsible for preparation of resettlement framework, based on (i) an assessment of all potential involuntary resettlement impacts; (ii) a review of national and state R&R, land acquisition, and other relevant policies and guidelines while assessing any discrepancies between the state and national policies and ADB’s Involuntary Resettlement Policy requirements and procedures; and (iii) an assessment of DOWR’s arrangements and capacities to address R&R issues.
Comprehensive Environmental Impact Assessment of Himalayan Ski Village Project, Manali, Himachal Pradesh, India, 2006-2007
As a Social Development Specialist responsible for Social Impact Assessment of the Project as a part of Comprehensive EIA by conceptualizing, planning and execution of socio-economic survey in the Project area and consultation with various stakeholders and participation in Public Hearing.
ADB TA 4378, North Eastern State Roads Project, North Eastern Region, India, 2005-2006
As Social Development Specialist responsible for Poverty and Social Analysis, Sub-project screening and categorization, preparation of Resettlement Plans, Resettlement Framework, Indigenous People Development Framework, SPRSS and summary RP for RRP as per ADB’s Guidelines on Involuntary Resettlement, Handbook for Incorporation of Social Dimensions in Projects and Bank’s policy on Indigenous People.



Project Highlights


Bihar State Highways-II Project, Bihar, India-2009...

Consultancy Services for Design and Construction Supervision.. Azerbaijan, 2008-2010...
Integrated Environmental and Social Assessment Multi-State Agricultural Competitiveness Project...
Preparing the Railway Sector Investment Program, India-2008-2009...
Capacity Building Initiative for India Infrastructure Finance Company Limited..
Design and implementation of bus rapid transit system in Visakhapatnam..