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Terminal evaluation - Energy Efficiency Improvements in the Indian Brick Industry
Commissioning Unit: India
Evaluation Plan: 2013-2017
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 12/2016
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: India
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
 
1. Recommendation:

Fast track inclusion of REB in public sector procurement guidelines

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03]

The project made breakthrough in Public Works Department, Government of Punjab included REBs in their procurement schedule. MoEFCC has taken note of this progress and may consider sending circular to state authorities to consider including REBs in procurement schedule.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Enhance the efforts to ensure REB to get included in large number of PWDs and other agencies across the country
[Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2019/02/01]
Ministry of Environment Forest, Climate Change, Urban Development departments of State Governments, Public Works Departments 2019/01 No Longer Applicable [Justification: The activity was completed and the project has been closed. ]
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2. Recommendation:

Expedite inclusion of REB in relevant BIS (Bureau of Indian standards)

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03]

Two of the project partners, namely The Energy and Resources Institute and Punjab State Council for Science & Technology are in the committee set up by the BIS to revise the standards for REBs. These two agencies have their core mandate to work in brick sector and hence they are expected to be on board and take forward the agenda of getting REBs included in the BIS.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Expedite follow-up with Chairman of CED-30 committee of BIS to complete inclusion of REBs in relevant standards like IS 2222, IS 3952
[Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2019/02/01]
TERI and PSCST 2019/01 No Longer Applicable [Justification: The activity has been completed and the project is closed. ]
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3. Recommendation:

Need to brand the website and include content in local language

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03]

Noted. The same will be conveyed to TERI and PSCST to translate the contents to local language by giving copy rights

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Developing robust frame work for branding and quality control of project website Make available case studies and key important information available on the website into local (here Hindi or state languages) to have intended impact and enhance utility to end-users.
[Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2019/02/01]
TERI, PSCST 2019/01 No Longer Applicable [Justification: The project has been closed.]
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4. Recommendation:

Follow up programme to capitalize on the momentum created by the project to scale up REB producing units

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03]

A concept note “Market development for Resource Efficient Walling Materials” has been submitted to MoEFCC for consideration under for any funding. This includes scaling up REB production.

Key Actions:

Key Action Responsible DueDate Status Comments Documents
Follow up on concept note to develop a programme to capitalize on the momentum
[Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2019/02/01]
UNDP, MoEFCC 2019/01 No Longer Applicable [Justification: The project has been closed]
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