Project Name Supporting National Urban Health Mission
Project Number 47354-002
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8577-IND: Supporting National Urban Health Mission
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 225,000.00
TA 8577-IND: Supporting National Urban Health Mission (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 600,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Health - Health system development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Effective gender mainstreaming
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design The development of National Urban Health Mission (NUHM) and Framework for Implementation by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare involved extensive consultations across all levels of Government and civil society. The NUHM Technical Resource Group (TRG) further guided on key issues of reaching vulnerable sections of the society, main strategies and institutional design of NUHM, and organization of urban health service delivery and governance based on series of consultations with experts and a range of vulnerable urban poor groups and field visits to 30 cities. The ADB team also conducted stakeholder consultations and detailed field assessment of NUHM implementation in West Bengal, Madya Pradesh, and Tamil Nadu, which gave important insights into NUHM implementation challenges and capacity building requirements.
During Project Implementation For stakeholder participation, the NUHM emphasizes community participation and processes, reaching of vulnerable groups, and capacity building of stakeholders (urban local bodies, health workers, private providers, community structures, and functionaries of other related departments) in managerial, technical, and public health competencies.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The executing agency is MOH, GOI. The implementing agency is the Urban Health Division, Department of Health & Family Welfare. A total of 63 person-months, including 15 person-months of international and 48 person-months of national consultant are provided under the PPTA. Individual consultants are engaged in accordance with ADB''s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time). Disbursements will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time). The S-PPTA, which commenced in January 2014 will be implemented be completed in March 2016.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hayman Win
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Health
Department of Family Welfare
New Delhi, India


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2015

TA 8577-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2013 - 16 Dec 2013 31 Oct 2014 31 Aug 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
825,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 825,000.00 16 Dec 2013 595,110.43

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