India: Preparing Nonsovereign Urban Infrastructure Projects

Sovereign Project | 42146-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Preparing Nonsovereign Urban Infrastructure Projects
Project Number 42146-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7221-IND: Preparing Nonsovereign Urban Infrastructure Projects
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 250,000.00
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome

Under this TA, ADB has assisted Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation (BMRCL) in developing a bankable financial model. Based on this model and due diligence carried out, ADB has sanctioned a non sovereign loan of $250 million to BMRCL.

For developing the Model Concession Agreement for Urban Metro Rail Projects in the country, consultant was engaged who delivered part deliverables (inception report and review report of best practices followed in such projects).

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues) The TA funds have been utilized in preparing bankable project structures (including, social and environmental impact assessments, commercial and financial due-diligence) for urban infrastructure projects in Bangalore (metro rail). Also there has been part deliverable in respect of model concession agreement for metro rail projects in the country incorporating best practices.
Geographical Location India

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Stakeholder consultation and participation was included in the design of Bangalore Metro Rail project.
During Project Implementation During implementation of Bangalore Metro Rail project, stakeholder participation was carried out.

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services 10 consultants (including individuals and firm) have been engaged to get expert input on the project.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Ashis Bhadra
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Urban Development
Ministry of Urban Development, Govt. of India


Concept Clearance 27 Aug 2008
Fact Finding 22 Oct 2008 to 24 Oct 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 16 Sep 2008
Last PDS Update 26 Mar 2013

TA 7221-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Dec 2008 23 Feb 2009 23 Feb 2009 31 Dec 2010 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,250,000.00 0.00 350,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,600,000.00 16 Dec 2008 271,944.33

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