Sri Lanka: Lagging Local Authorities Infrastructure Development Project

Sovereign Project | 42459-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Lagging Local Authorities Infrastructure Development Project
Project Number 42459-012
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7659-SRI: Lagging Local Authorities Infrastructure Development Project
Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction US$ 700,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sewerage - Urban water supply

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 Nationwide

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design Focus group discussions and workshops will be held during project preparation. Representatives of nongovernment organizations and community-based organizations will be invited to the workshops.
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services Consultant will be recruited in line with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The TA will require about 11 person-months of inputs from international experts and 55 person-months of inputs from national experts. Three individual consultants will be engaged to review the lessons from the ongoing Local Government Infrastructure Improvement Project and develop the project design. A team of consultants through a firm(s) will also be recruited, mainly to strengthen the capacity of the provincial councils and local authorities for project preparation and implementation, in particular with respect to preparation and implementation of financial and local improvement plans (FLIPs), using the quality- and cost-based method of selection with a standard quality-cost ratio of 80:20. A bio-data technical proposal will be used for the selection of a firm.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Norio Saito
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Provincial Councils & Local Government
330 Union Place, Colombo 2
Sri Lanka


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 04 Aug 2010 to 10 Aug 2010
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 08 Sep 2010
Last PDS Update 02 Aug 2011

TA 7659-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Nov 2010 17 Dec 2010 17 Dec 2010 31 Dec 2011 31 Aug 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 700,000.00 125,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 825,000.00 23 Nov 2010 599,393.89

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