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INDIA – SRI LANKA DEVELOPMENT COOPERATION. HIGH COMMISSION OF INDIA COLOMBO. Development Philosophy - India. Build on the foundations of political understanding, a historic past, geographic realities and socio-cultural empathy.

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  2. Development Philosophy - India • Build on the foundations of political understanding, a historic past, geographic realities and socio-cultural empathy. • Part of the developing world and inspired by an experience of South-South cooperation. • A consultative and responsive model of cooperation. • Focus on capacity building and human resource development, as well as infrastructure development. • Promote trade and investment, but as a partnership.

  3. No. of Projects Implemented over the year years under Development Cooperation • 2005 – 3 Nos. • 2006– 5 Nos. • 2007 – 2 Nos. • 2008 – 4 Nos. • 2009– 17 Nos. • 2010 – 10 Nos. • 2011 – 16 Nos. • 2012 –45 Nos. (ongoing)

  4. Modalities of Implementation • SDP Scheme– Small Development Projects; under an MOU that has been renewed for 5 years on 9 June 2010; Implementation carried out under a Project Steering Committee; Representation from HCI, Ministry of Finance and Line Ministry of GOSL; Financial limit –LKR 300 million; Implemented through open tenders. • Small procurement projects – Direct purchase through quotations with MEA approval. • Supply of material – Contract between MEA and Indian agency. • For large projects – Appointment of a Consultant by MEA which implements the project through tender route.

  5. Areas Focused under Development Cooperation • Shelter and Livelihood - Rehabilitation • Infrastructure • Housing • Industrial Development • Transport- Railways • Energy • Vocation Training • Women & Child welfare • Health care • Education • Sports

  6. Indian Housing Project (Flagship Program of GOI) Construction and repair of damaged houses • 50,000 house to be built in Northern, Eastern Provinces , Central & Uva Provinces; • Pilot project (1,000 Houses) under implementation with cooperation of Government of Sri Lanka; • Fully grant-funded project; • Likely cost – Rs. 1,371 crore INR

  7. Handing over of Completed Houses Hon’ble External Affairs Minister Mr. S.M.Krishna handed over the completed houses to beneficiaries during his visit to Jaffna on 18th January 2012

  8. Housing Project (IInd Phase) • Union Cabinet approved the construction of 49,000 houses for IDPs on 1st Dec 2011 • 43,000 houses to be constructed under owner driven model (38,000 – new & 5,000 – repair) over the next three years • 6,000 houses to be constructed under agency driven model over the next three years

  9. India gifts 10,000 bicycles to IDPs The Hon’ble External Affairs Minister distributing the first lot of 10,000 bicycles to the IDPs of Sri Lanka at a function held in Jaffna on 18th January 2012 These bicycles supplied at cost of LKR 67 million is expected to play an important role in the livelihood of the war affected families

  10. Renovation of 79 schools of Northern Province The Hon’ble External Affairs Minister inaugurating one of the 79 schools renovated by India at a function held at Kilinochchi on 18th January 2012 The Project aimed to repair schools damaged during the war was implemented at a cost of LKR 187 million

  11. Distribution of Medical Equipments to District Hospitals of Northern Province The Hon’ble External Affairs Minister distributing high valued critical and non-critical medical equipments to the District Hospital at Kilinochchi on 18th January 2012 Medical equipments worth LKR 116.83 million were granted by India to help in improving the medical infrastructure of the General Hospitals at Kilinochchi and Mullaiteevu India had earlier supplied medical equipment worth LKR 111.55 million to the Jaffna Teaching Hospital in 2010

  12. Supply of 2,60,000 Family Packs • During conflict and post-conflict period in 2008-09. • Supplies contained daily use items such as clothing, utensils, essential food packets, personal hygiene items and others. • Made in four installments: (a) 80,000 family packs sent on 13 November 2008; (b) 40,000 family packs sent on 22 April 2009; (c) 50,000 family packs received on 9 May 2009; and (d) 90,000 family packs on 8 August 2009. • Cost: about US$ 8 million.

  13. Distribution of Family Packs

  14. Emergency Hospital • In Pulmoddai and Vavuniya (Menik Farm – Zone I) • Worked from March to September 2009 • Treated about 50,000 patients • Carried out 3000 major and minor surgeries.

  15. Emergency Hospital at Pulmoddai set up in March 2009 Indian Medicines IDPs brought in by Ship OT Blood Bank and Lab Medical Ward Medical Ward Injured child arriving Doctors operating Trauma Center Indian team of Doctors

  16. The Hospital functioned from May to September 2009. Treated about 50,000 patients. Emergency Hospital at Menik Farm Hospital being set up DAY CARE DISPENSARY Indian Medical Team

  17. Expenditure incurred: SLR 60 million. Free medicines sent by India in four lots distributed to IDPs. Emergency Hospital at Menik Farm Surgery OPD Child Birth

  18. IDPs being treated at the Hospital in Menik Farm

  19. India supplied a total of four consignments of Galvanized Corrugated Iron Sheets. Between August 2009 and May 2011, a total of over one million sheets have been supplied, helping build temporary shelter for about 65,000 families. Cost: $11.78 million. Shelter Material for IDPs GC Sheets used for creating shelter for IDPs

  20. Shelter Material for IDPs GC Sheets used for creating shelter for IDPs

  21. Demining Operation • Seven Indian de-mining teams deployed since 2009; • Cleared vast areas through non-technical surveys as well as battle-area clearance; • Among the few teams doing manual humanitarian de-mining; • Cost $10 million approx. • 65,009,350 sq metres of area cleared by Indian Demining Teams till date (Project is continuing)

  22. Supply of Cement Bags • 400,000 cement bags (about 20,000 MT) supplied in 2010 to resettling families; • Procurement through Indian supplier in SL – UltraTech Cement; • Cost – $1.75 million.

  23. Distribution of Cement Bags

  24. Revival of Agriculture 70,000 packs of agricultural implements distributed to returning IDPs. 25,000 more to be distributed in June-July 2011. [$2 million approx]

  25. Supply of Tractors & Agricultural Equipments Supply of tractors and machinery • 500 tractors (Four-wheel tractors) with farm implements, including rotovator, disc plough, nine-tine tiller and cage wheels delivered to Northern Province in Nov-Dec. 2010. • Total cost of project - $6 million. Seeds • Green gram (5500kgs) & black gram (43000kgs) seeds supplied in Nov. 2010

  26. IDPs in Vaharai, Eastern Province Multi-day fishing boats powered by diesel engines; Equipment such as lagoon ‘Oru’ and sea-going ‘Oru’; Fishing nets; Cool-rooms; and Freezer trucks Cost: $1 million. Supply of fishing boats, equipment, nets, etc. Fishing Boats and Nets

  27. Limb Refitment • Camps held in March / April 2010 at Menik Farm and September 2011 in Jaffna • 19 experts from the Jaipur-based Bhagwan Mahavir Viklang Sahayata Samiti (BMVSS), or the “Jaipur Foot”; • Fitted artificial limbs and other devices to 2563 beneficiaries;

  28. Limb Refitment Project Calipers and Crutches from JAIPUR FOOT

  29. Setting up of Nenasalas • 20 Nenasalas (E-learning centres) set up in western and southern Sri Lanka – completed in 2007-08; • 20 Nenasalas set up in Eastern Province in 2009-10. • Total cost – SLR 30 million. • GOI supplied equipment and ICTA provided connectivity, maintenance beyond warranty and training to operators.

  30. Establishment of Nenasalas Inauguration of Nenasalas at Kallady and Matara

  31. To improve connectivity and enable affordable means of travel between Batticaloa and Trincomalee and from eastern cities to Colombo. 5 rail-bus units that run on existing rail tracks. Cost: SLR 66 million RAIL BUS PROJECT Rail Buses at Batticaloa Inauguration Ceremony of Rail buses

  32. 10 buses gifted to Eastern Provincial Council Cost: SLR 17 million Buses used to ferry school children as also for medical services. More buses to be gifted to educational, social and local governmental entities in the Northern and Eastern Provinces. Supply of Buses to Eastern and Northern Sri Lanka Buses to Eastern Province

  33. A fleet of 30 buses gifted to institutions Aim to connect remote areas in upcountry. Assist people to seek employment. Ferry young school going children. Generate self-employment for bus drivers. Another fleet of 55 distributed in 2010. Supply of Buses to connect Upcountry areas in Sri Lanka TATA City Ride Buses

  34. Establishment of Centre of English Language and Training, Peradeniya DIGITAL LAB AT • Digital language laboratory set up at the Centre of English Language and Training (CELT) at Peradeniya. • Provided services of the English and Foreign Language University (EFLU), Hyderabad to serve as the Technical Consultant • Deputed 2 Professors for a period of 2 years for training & 40 Master Trainers from Sri Lanka trained in India. • Awarded scholarships for training at EFLU for 80 Sri Lankan English Teachers. DIGITAL LAB Signing of the MoU on CELT

  35. Electricity provided to village Galagamuwa in Moneragala not connected to power grid. SAARC Project. Solar Power ProjectGalgamuwa, Uva Province Street Lighting in Galagamuwa Solar Lighting for Houses at Galagamuwa

  36. Vocational Training • Rural Vocational Training Centres (VTC) at Hatton and Putallam set up. • District Vocational Training Centres (DTVTC) being set up at Batticaloa & Nuwara Eliya. • Particular emphasis will be put on construction trades such as plumbing, carpentry, automobile mechanic, masonry, agriculture etc., • Modules for training in the field of ICT also be included. VOCATIONAL TRAINING CENTRE AT PUTALLAM

  37. Construction of Hospitals • Construction of 150 bed Hospital at Dickoya ( Cost Rs. 42 crore INR) – Ongoing • India is also constructing a 200 Bed Ward Complex at a cost of LKR 200 million at District Hospital, Vavuniya

  38. Southern Railway Project • Envisaged as post-tsunami reconstruction; • LoC Agreement of $100 million signed in July 2008 and for $67.4 million signed in March 2010; • Project implemented: • track laying on the Kalutara-Galle and Galle-Matara sector by IRCON; • supply of materials by IRCON for track-laying by GoSL in the Colombo-Kalutara sector; • supply of rolling stock by RITES; • Training to SLR personnel and setting up of a maintenance facility.

  39. Projects under Implementation Reconstruction of Northern Railway Lines • Being built under Indian LoC for $800 million; • Omanthai-Pallai ($185.35 mn) – construction underway; • Madhu-Talaimannar ($149.74 mn) – construction underway; • Medawachchiya-Madhu ($81.30 mn) – construction underway; • Pallai-KKS ($150 mn approx.) – LOC agreement signed on 17-01-2012 • Construction of Signaling and Telecommunications Network ($86.50 mn) – contract finalized; LOC agreement signed on 17-01-2012 • Rolling Stock supplies under discussion.

  40. Northern Railways India offered an $800 million loan for development of Northern Railway Lines. Signing of Omanthai-Pallai Ralway Line Contract

  41. Southern Railways Concept Profile of train-sets Inauguration at Matara Station High level technical team from Sri Lanka at Integral Coach Factory, Chennai Training of Sri Lankan Railway personnel

  42. SDPs under Implementation Fisheries • Supply of about 175 fishing boats with OBMs and nets to fishermen in Mannar. Sports • Renovation of Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna. Industries • Renovation of Atchchuvely Industrial Zone

  43. Glimpse of Other Projects Supply of Computers to Schools in Eastern Province • Grant of 1260 computers, printers and other peripherals to 267 schools in Eastern Province. [$1.5 million approx] Cultural Centre in Jaffna • Consultant Architect appointed by Ministry based on a National Design Competition – MoU to be signed between GOI & GoSL Scholarships • Major up-scaling of India’s scholarship programme for Sri Lankan students – (LKR 2.5 billion) Livelihood • Assistance to nearly 2000 small business owners for rehabilitation of their business premises Self Employment Program for Widows • Projects aims at empowerment of widows in Eastern Province through training in identified vocations. Being implemented by SEWA of India at a cost of approximately $2 million.

  44. Provincial Centres for English Language Training • Nine Provincial CELTs proposed by GoSL; • GoI to give technical assistance for setting up of language lab, course material and teaching aids, deputation of resource persons from India and training of 40 master trainers at EFLU, Hyderabad.

  45. Rehabilitation of KANKESANTHURAI HARBOUR • Situated at the northern tip of Sri Lanka. • Only commercial harbour in entire Northern Province of Sri Lanka. • Badly damaged in tsunami and by Cyclone Nisha in 2009. • All wrecks in and around harbour removed. • Project implemented in six stages and completed in January 2012



  48. BREAKWATER REPAIR INPROGRESS Breakwater with repairs ongoing now Breakwater in Apr 2008



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