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Terminal Evaluation - Improving Energy Effeciency in Indian Railways
Commissioning Unit: India
Evaluation Plan: 2013-2017
Evaluation Type: Project
Completion Date: 06/2017
Unit Responsible for providing Management Response: India
Documents Related to overall Management Response:
 
1. Recommendation:

Indian Railways(IR) after completion of the IEEIRS Project, should foster an environment of information sharing between the different divisions in IR, and to personnel beyond electrical engineers.

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2018/01/10]

Key activities needed for the replication plan are included in the draft work plan of the Indian Railways.

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2. Recommendation:

Since the project involve building the capacity of an institution, more care is required in designing the implementation arrangements to minimize delays in the startup of a project

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2018/01/10]

Upon the completion of demo and pilot installation, quality work in monitoring and reporting results, including cost-benefit analysis, has been undertaken as a priority. For those demos or pilots for which similar efforts have been undertaken elsewhere in the IR (and this includes many of the demos and pilots), an effort has been made for these other sites to be included in the monitoring, reporting, and analysis work, to provide a richer picture for policy makers. In some cases, for project demos/pilots has been initiated for which there are already other sites in the IR

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3. Recommendation:

Assist the Ministry of Railways to develop a donor-assistance project involving deployment of other unproven technologies that can be applied to lower the carbon footprint of Indian Railways.

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2018/01/10]

IRIEEN has been allocated funds for dissemination workshops. Visits to project sites have been organized of supervisors and managers for awareness building on the successful demos (From railways budget). Moreover, CoEs are going to play crucial role on dissemination and replication of the activities in future.

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4. Recommendation:

 Sustained and effective engagement by project management personnel is essential in building capacities of public institutions

Management Response: [Added: 2017/01/03] [Last Updated: 2018/01/10]

Railways have adopted ten-year energy efficiency and conservation plan which aims at reducing energy consumption by 10 through efficient measures. Moreover, Railways is allocating budget worth USD 25 million per year to upscale activities demonstrated by the project

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