Project Experience

Some of the major assignments undertaken by Infer Development Consulting Pvt. Ltd. are listed below:


Name of the Project : Carrying out Social Safeguard Assessment Studies and Resettlement Planning for Delhi-Gaziabad-Meerut RRTS Corridor
Year : 2018
Project Authority/Client : National Capital Region Transport Corporation Ltd
Details of Service Provided :
    Social Impact assessment and resettlement planning as per the requirement of Asian
    Development Bank (ADB) with following specific tasks:
    • Screening and Categorization of Project for IR & IP
    • Preparation of Resettlement Framework (RF)
    • Preparation Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
    • Preparation of Indigenous Peoples Plan (IPP)
Name of the Project : SC 110972 IND: Staff Consultant (Social Development) for SATC Projects
Year : 2018
Project Authority/Client : Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Assist in preparing background material for a project's Involuntary Resettlement (IR) and Indigenous Peoples (IP) classification, including the preparation of due diligence reports when no resettlement impacts are identified.
  • Assist in preparing Resettlement Frameworks and Indigenous Peoples Frameworks.
  • Assist in preparing Resettlement Plans and Indigenous Plans, with full census survey and inventory of lost assets and ensure that assistance to vulnerable and excluded groups is integrated into the plan's design.
Name of the Project : Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Resettlement Planning for the Indore Metro Project
Year : 2018
Project Authority/Client : Madhya Pradesh Metro Rail Company Limited (MPMRCL)
Details of Service Provided : Social Impact assessment and resettlement planning as per the requirement of Asian Development Bank (ADB) and new Development Bank (NDB) with following specific tasks:
  • Screening and Categorization of Project for Involuntary Resettlement and Indigenous People
  • Preparation of Social Impact Assessment (SIA) Report
  • Preparation Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
  • Preparation of Indigenous Peoples Plan (IPP)
Name of the Project : TA-8569 REG: Improving Safeguard Policy Applications in South Asia Developing Member Countries - Resettlement Specialist (46282-001)
Year : 2018
Project Authority/Client : Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Provide advice and support to the Project Executing Agencies, their implementing agencies, and project sponsor's consultants in preparing social safeguards documentation and in implementing social safeguards activities in compliance with ADB's Safeguards Policy Statement (2009)
  • Preparation of Resettlement Framework
  • Preparation of Resettlement Plan
  • Supporting implementation of resettlement activities
  • Due diligence study

Assist ADB in Providing social safeguard planning with following specific assignment:
  • Mumbai Metro Rail Project (Line-2A, Line 2B and Line 7)
  • Social safeguard due diligence for Indore Metro Rail Project
  • Social safeguard due diligence for Chhattisgarh Road Corridor Improvement Project (25 State Highways)
  • Resettlement planning for Bihar State Roads Improvement Project-III (5 State Highways)
  • Social safeguard due diligence for Madhya Pradesh State Roads Project (Loan-V and VI) – 44 State Highways
  • Social safeguard due diligence for Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) Corridor
  • Resettlement Planning for Imphal – Moreh (Package-III) under SASEC (Tranche-3)
Name of the Project : TA-9231 REG: Regional Project Development Support for the South Asia Sub-regional Economic Cooperation Operational Plan, 2016-2017
Year : 2017
Project Authority : Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Details of Service Provided : Undertake diagnostic assessment of Vadodara-Mumbai Expressway (400 km), Bengaluru Chennai Expressway (334 km) and Widening and Strengthening of NH-37 in Assam (150 Km) including the status of land availability, land acquisition planning and its progress, and social and environmental risk assessment and possible mitigation plan for both expressways. Assessment of the procedure followed by the project authority in the comparison to the guidelines of Asian Development Bank.
Name of the Project : Contract No. 123973-S86938: TA-8569 REG: Improving Safeguard Policy Applications in South Asia Developing Member Countries - Resettlement Specialist (46282-001)
Year : 2016-17
Project Authority/Client : Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Provide advice and support to the Project Executing Agencies, their implementing agencies, and project sponsor's consultants in preparing social safeguards documentation and in implementing social safeguards activities in compliance with ADB's Safeguards Policy Statement (2009)
  • Preparation of Resettlement Framework
  • Preparation of Resettlement Plan
  • Supporting implementation of resettlement activities
  • Due diligence study
    Worked on following specific assignments
  • SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program
  • Mumbai Metro Rail Investment Program
  • Madhya Pradesh District Road IV Sector Project
  • SASEC Port Connectivity Investment Program
  • Six-Lane Ganga Bridge near Patna, BiharRailway Sector Improvement Program
Name of the Project : Preparation of Utility Relocation Plan (URP) for the Ranchi-Bokaro-Dhanbad Stretch of Expressway in the State of Jharkhand
Year : 2016
Project Authority/Client : State Highway Authority of Jharkhand (SHAJ)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Identification of utilities falling in the Project alignment
  • Preparation of Utility Relocation Plan (URP)
  • Joint verification with Utility Agencies
  • Assisting in Obtaining approval from Utility Agencies
Name of the Project : Preparation of Land Requisition Plan (LRP) for the Ranchi-Bokaro-Dhanbad Stretch of Expressway in the State of Jharkhand
Year : 2016
Project Authority/Client : State Highway Authority of Jharkhand (SHAJ)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Collection of Ownership details
  • Collection of land details from site
  • Preparation f Land Requisition Plan (LRP) as per LA Act-2013
Name of the Project : Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP) for the Ranchi-Bokaro-Dhanbad Stretch of Expressway in the State of Jharkhand
Year : 2016
Project Authority/Client : State Highway Authority of Jharkhand (SHAJ)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Procurement of Revenue Maps
  • Digitization of Revenue Maps in AutoCAD
  • Superimposition of Project Alignment in Revenue Maps
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Map
Name of the Project : Providing Land Liaising Services for Development of Transport Nagar Project at Jamshedpur in the State of Jharkhand
Year : 2016
Project Authority/Client : Jharkhand Urban Infrastructure Development Company (JUIDCO)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Procurement of Revenue Maps
  • Digitization of Revenue Maps in AutoCAD
  • Superimposition of Project Alignment in Revenue Maps
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Map
  • Assist in the process of land acquisition
Name of the Project : Providing Land Liaising Services for Development of Transport Nagar Project at Ranchi in the State of Jharkhand
Year : 2016
Project Authority/Client : Jharkhand Urban Infrastructure Development Company (JUIDCO)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Procurement of Revenue Maps
  • Digitization of Revenue Maps in AutoCAD
  • Superimposition of Project Alignment in Revenue Maps
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Map
  • Assist in the process of land acquisition
Name of the Project : Widening and Strengthening of existing Bikaner - Phalodi section to 4 lane from Km 4+200 to km 55+250 and 2 lane with Paved Shoulders from Km 55+250 to Km 163.500 of NH 15 on BOT (Toll) basis in the state of Rajasthan - Sub-consultancy contract for ROW marking, tree counting and numbering.
Year : 2015
Project Authority/Client : National Highways Authority of India
Details of Service Provided :
  • Identification and marking of proposed Right of Way (RoW)
  • Inventory and marking of affected trees within RoW
Name of the Project : Land Acquisition Planning, Resettlement Planning and Environmental Assessment for Feasibility Study and Preparation of detailed Project report for Bishanpur-Atarble-Jale- Ghogharhachatti Section of SH-97, (Length- 50 km) State of Bihar
Year : 2018
Project Authority/Client : Bihar State Roads Development Corporation Limited (BSRDCL)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Preparation of Resettlement Plan
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP)
  • Preparation of Land Requisition Plan (LRP)
  • Initial Environmental Examination
  • Preparation of Environmental Management Plan
Name of the Project : Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP), Land Requisition Plan (LRP) and Resettlement Plan (RP) for ADB TA No. 8007 – IND: West Bengal North South Road Corridor Project (Subproject 8)
Year : 2013
Project Authority/Client : West Bengal PWD
Details of Service Provided :
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Preparation of Resettlement Plan
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP)
  • Preparation of Land Requisition Plan (LRP)
Name of the Project : Assisting in Land Acquisition and Relocation Work for Construction of Ganga Path at Patna (from Digha to Didarganj) on DBFOT (Toll) Basis in the State of Bihar and S/F/F of Concrete Pillars & Signboard in River Reclaimed Land.
Year : 2013
Project Authority/Client : Bihar State Roads Development Corporation Limited (BSRDCL)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Demarcation of Land (Govt. Land & Private Land
  • Assistance in Land Acquisition Under Land Acquisition Act 1894 (Pvt. Land)
  • Preparation of Notification under Section 4 & 6
  • Preparation of Notification under Section 7/17 of LA Act
  • Preparation of Compensation sheet and declaration award
  • Disbursement of Compensation
  • Possession of Land
  • Supply of Amins as per requirement of District Land Acquisition Officer (DLAO) for land acquisition
  • Assisting in Relocation of community properly resources
Name of the Project : Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP), Land Requisition Plan (LRP) and Assistance in Land Acquisition Process up to Section 4 & 6 as per Land Acquisition Act 1894 for construction of 6 lane road bridge across river Ganga between Kachhi Dargah to Bidupur in Bihar.
Year : 2013
Project Authority/Client : Bihar State Roads Development Corporation Limited (BSRDCL)
Details of Service Provided :
    (i)Procurement of Revenue Maps
  • Digitization of Revenue Map
  • Superimposition of alignment on revenue map
  • Collection of Ownership details
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP)
  • Preparation f Land Requisition Plan (LRP)
  • Assisting in land acquisition process up to Section 4 & 6 as per Land Acquisition Act 1894
Name of the Project : Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA), Environmental Management Plan (EMP) for construction of 4 lane road bridge across river Ganga between Kachhi Dargah to Bidupur in Bihar.
Year : 2013
Project Authority/Client : Bihar State Roads Development Corporation Limited (BSRDCL)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Preparation of Environmental Management Plan
  • Presentation of ToR in MOEF
  • Obtaining Environmental Clearance
Name of the Project : Completion of Land Acquisition up to 3A as per National Highways Act-1956 for 117 Km. of National Highway-30 (Ara-Mohania Section) in the State of Bihar.
Year : 2012
Project Authority/Client : Bihar State Roads Development Corporation Limited (BSRDCL)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Hiring of Amins and assisting DLO up to completion of 3A verification
  • Lisoning with DLO for 3A data verification
  • Co-ordination with BSRDCL and its agencies during the entire process
  • Assisting in land acquisition process up to 3A publication by MORTH
Name of the Project : Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and obtain Environmental clearance from MoeF for 117 Km. of National Highway-30 (Ara-Mohania Section) in the State of Bihar.
Year : 2012
Project Authority/Client : Bihar State Roads Development Corporation Limited (BSRDCL)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Preparation of Form-1 and Presentation of ToR in MoEF
  • Preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA)
  • Conducting Public Hearing in 4 Districts
  • Presentation of EIA in MoEF
  • Obtain Environmental/Forest Clearance
Name of the Project : Social Impact Assessment (SIA) and Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for three Traffic Tunnels (i) Bangana- Dhaneta Tunnel; (ii) Bhubujot Tunnel & (iii) Holi- ala Tunnel in the State of Himachal Pradesh.
Year : 2011
Project Authority/Client : Himachal Pradesh Road and other Infrastructure Development Corporation (HPRIDC)
Project Authority/Client :
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Socio-Economic Baseline Survey
  • Census Survey
  • Public Consultation
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP)
  • Preparation of Resettlement Action Plan (RAP)
  • Preparation of Environmental Management Plan (EMP)
Name of the Project : Social and Environmental Impact Assessment for remodeling of Gaunchi drain to carry storm water and sewage effluent in reach between rd 3500’to 15584’, in N.I.T. Faridabad area and development of area along this drain
Year : 2011
Project Authority/Client : Municipal Corporation of Faridabad
Details of Service Provided :
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • Environmental Impact Assessment
  • Socio-Economic Baseline Survey
  • Public Consultation
Name of the Project : Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP), Land Requisition Plan (LRP), assisting in Environmental & forest clearance and assisting in utility relocation for 117 Km. of National Highway-30 (Ara-Mohania Section) in the State of Bihar.
Year : 2011
Project Authority/Client : Bihar State Roads Development Corporation Limited (BSRDCL)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan (LAP)
  • Preparation of Land Requisition Plan (LRP)
  • Assisting in environmental & forest clearance
  • Assisting in utility relocation
Name of the Project : Preparation of Detailed report on Resettlement Plan for Gujarat Solar Power Park (Phase-I) at Charanka village, Santalpur Taluk, Patan in the state of Gujarat
Year : 2011
Project Authority/Client : Gujarat Power Corporation limited (GPCL)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • 100% Census Survey
  • 20% Baseline Socio-Economic Survey
  • Carry out Public Consultations
  • Preparation of Resettlement Plan
Name of the Project : Consultancy Services for R&R Study, for the Preparation of Detailed Project Report For Rehabilitation and Upgrading to 2 Lane/2 Lane with Paved Shoulders Configuration and Strengthening of Shimla to Hamirpur Stretch (Total Length -147.6 Kms) of NH-88 in the State of Himachal Pradesh (Package No. SP/D/2).
Year : 2010
Project Authority/Client : Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MORTH)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Social Impact Assessment
  • 100% Census Survey
  • 20% Baseline Socio-Economic Survey
  • Carry out Public Consultations
  • Preparation of Resettlement Action Plan
Name of the Project : Consultancy Services for Environment and Social Impact Assessment Study and Rehabilitation and Resettlement Study for Development of Freight Corridor Project (Phase-2) between Vadodara and Jawahar Lal Nehru Port Trust (JNPT) and between Rewari and Dadri.
Year : 2010
Project Authority/Client : Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India
Project Authority/Client :
  • Carry out census and socio-economic survey of affected persons,
  • Carry out public consultation
  • Preparation of Social Impact Assessment Report
  • Preparation of Resettlement and rehabilitation Plan
Name of the Project : Social Impact Assessment/ Management Plan Study for Proposed Metro Rail Transit System in lucknow City (Corridor-1: North-South Corridor- 23 km, Corridor-2: East –West Corridor – 12 km.)
Year : 2010-2011
Project Authority/Client : Lucknow Development Authority
Details of Service Provided :
  • Identification and examination of the potential negative and positive social impacts due to proposed construction and operation of the metro corridor.
  • Evaluation of measures necessary to prevent, minimize, mitigate or compensate for potential negative social impacts, and measures to promote positive impacts, if any such measures are available.
  • Conduct Resettlement Survey of 100% affected properties and collect relevant socio-economic information of affected households.
  • Carry out meaningful consultation with stakeholders, such as regulatory agencies, local residents and PAPs.
  • Preparation of resettlement and rehabilitation plans according to National Resettlement and Rehabilitation Policy, 2007
Name of the Project : Consultancy services to determine the requirements for the preparation of an ‘Environmental Report on Compliance with National and Local Consenting Requirements for the Construction and Operation of phase IIA of the Project Seabird’
Year : 2010
Project Authority/Client : Indian Navy
Details of Service Provided :
  • Determine the environmental approvals required for the construction of Phase IIA of project Seabird.
  • Determine the process, procedures and timelines required to achieve the necessary approvals including
  • Identify the relevant legislation and regulations and the authorities responsible for implementing the legislation.
  • Participate in environmental workshop with representatives of the Indian Navy to discuss with the navy the way forward.
  • Advice regarding waste management plan for the proposed project.
Name of the Project : Consultancy Services for Design and Construction Supervision of the (i) Yevlakh – Ganja Road and (ii) Masalli – Astara Road under ADB Loan in Azerbaijan.
Year : 2009
Project Authority/Client : AzerRoadService, Ministry of Transport, Government of Azerbaijan
Details of Service Provided :
  • Preparation of Land Acquisition Plan, Resettlement Plan and Poverty and Social Analysis as part of project design
  • Supervision of Resettlement Plan implementation
  • Monitoring and reporting on the implementation of the Resettlement Plan in accordance with the ADB’s policy on Involuntary Resettlement,
  • Monitoring the status of the contractor’s compliance with social safeguard issues like HIV/AIDS provision in the civil works contracts
  • Designing PPMS and undertake project performance monitoring and evaluation of the project in accordance with ADB’s Policy.
Name of the Project : Antim Niwas Sudhar Yojna (Program for Improvement of Crematoriums) under Yamuna Action Plan Phase-II (YAP-II) Project assisted by the Japan bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) under the aegis of National River Construction Directorate (NIRD), Ministry of Environment and Forests (MOEF), GoI.
Year : 2009
Project Authority/Client : Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD)
Details of Service Provided :
  • Situational Assessment/ survey of 297 cremation grounds within the National Capital Territory of Delhi.
  • Stakeholders Consultation
  • Preparation of Situational Analysis Report
  • Preparation of Master Plan for reform/ improvement of cremation grounds
  • Identification of Antim Niwas Sthans for Upgradation
  • Preparation of Detailed Project Report (DPR) for Pilot Project & Supervision Work
  • Supervision of implementation of pilot projects to be identified under the Master Planning.
  • Preparation of Policy Guidelines Framework for overall improvement of all the Antim Niwas Sthans in Delhi