In accordance with clause III.A.1 (a) of Schedule 2 of AIPRD-L002 loan agreement for Eastern Indonesia National Road Improvement Project (EINRIP), this is the monthly Project Progress Report (PPR) for March 2015:
Loan Agreement - The original loan closing date of 1 June 2011 was extended to 31 December 2014, (2nd extension) through the Amendment No. 2 to the Project Loan Agreement, signed on 28 February 2013. The Amendment No. 3 to the Project Loan Agreement which was formally signed on 25 November 2014 has extended the Loan Closing date to 30 September 2015. The Loan Amendment No. 3 includes re-allocation of funds within existing categories, while the total loan amount remains unchanged at A $300 million.
Environmental Studies and Land Acquisition - Of the 20 packages included under EINRIP, environmental studies required for all 14 packages were complete by end of 2010, including the AMDAL for ESS-04, ESS-05 and ESS-06 in South Sulawesi. There was no land acquisition required for 2 packages. Land acquisition for 18 packages is complete.
Procurement of Civil Works - Procurement for all 20 Civil Works packages was complete at end of November 2012.
Variation Orders (V.O.) - During March 2015, NOL was issued by DFAT for V.O. No. 8 for ESS-01.
Project Financial Status (31 March 2015) - Cumulative advances to Special Account to date: A$ 281.224 million. Balance in Special Account on 31 March 2015 : A$ 15.001 million. Expenditure charged to Special Account during March 2015: A$ 0.408 million.
Others - A presentation was given by PMSC on the TFAC Audits adapted in EINRIP to the meeting initiated by DG Bina Konstruksi in MPW, on 31 March 2015. The meeting was attended by DGH, IndII program consultants, World Bank, ADB and JICA. The fourth monitoring M&E Survey for year 2015 commenced in March 2015 and will be monitoring 18 project roads and 10 control roads. 2014 EINRIP Annual Progress Report was issued in March 2015. TFAC audit for ESS-05 and ESS-06 in South Sulawesi were conducted by TFAC Consultants in March 2015.
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