Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy for Rural Productive Uses (CPD Output 3.3)

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Evaluation Plan:
2018-2022, India
Evaluation Type:
Mid Term Project
Planned End Date:
09/2019
Completion Date:
09/2019
Status:
Completed
Management Response:
Yes
Evaluation Budget(US $):
30,000

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Title Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy for Rural Productive Uses (CPD Output 3.3)
Atlas Project Number: 00080379
Evaluation Plan: 2018-2022, India
Evaluation Type: Mid Term Project
Status: Completed
Completion Date: 09/2019
Planned End Date: 09/2019
Management Response: Yes
UNDP Signature Solution:
  • 1. Energy
Corporate Outcome and Output (UNDP Strategic Plan 2018-2021)
  • 1. Output 1.5.1 Solutions adopted to achieve universal access to clean, affordable and sustainable energy
SDG Goal
  • Goal 7. Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
SDG Target
  • 7.a By 2030, enhance international cooperation to facilitate access to clean energy research and technology, including renewable energy, energy efficiency and advanced and cleaner fossil-fuel technology, and promote investment in energy infrastructure and clean energy technology
Evaluation Budget(US $): 30,000
Source of Funding: GEF
Evaluation Expenditure(US $): 26,000
Joint Programme: Yes
Joint Evaluation: No
Evaluation Team members:
Name Title Email Nationality
GEF Evaluation: Yes
GEF Project Title: Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy for Rural Productive Uses
Evaluation Type: Mid-term Review
Focal Area: Climate Change
Project Type: EA
GEF Phase: GEF-1
GEF Project ID:
PIMS Number: 4605
Key Stakeholders: UNDP, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, State Nodal Agencies
Countries: INDIA
Lessons
Findings
Recommendations
1

Shift and improve bulk of the implementation activities thtrough faster mechanisms: either (1) country office support (where UNDP carries out implementation with agreement of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, on various decisions) or (2) subcontract project management to capable organizations with sector expertise.

1. Recommendation:

Shift and improve bulk of the implementation activities thtrough faster mechanisms: either (1) country office support (where UNDP carries out implementation with agreement of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India, on various decisions) or (2) subcontract project management to capable organizations with sector expertise.

Management Response: [Added: 2019/09/24]

Mid Term Review report has been shared with MNRE. Project implementation at MNRE end is extremely slow and consensus of the ministry is required for implementing the project with CO support.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Consultation with the Ministry on the mid term review report recommendations with a particular focus on fast tracking project implementation mechanisms.
[Added: 2019/09/24] [Last Updated: 2020/03/11]
UNDP 2020/02 Completed A consultation on the mid term review report was held with the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy. The consultation resulted in an action plan to fast track project implementation mechanisms and the same has been submitted to the Ministry for necessary action. History

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