India: Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program

Sovereign Project | 45216-001

Summary

The TA has been structured in two phases. Phase 1 has been specifically conceived to (i) conduct economic and sector analyses, road map and policy framework preparation for cluster development in Bangalore Metropolitan Region, and (ii) prepare prefeasibility studies for priority clusters (6-8) for assistance and an investment program. Phase 2 will conduct detailed feasibility studies for 2 clusters to be financed under Tranche 1, structure investments for public and PPP financing, prepare MFF frameworks (safeguards and otherwise) and prepare a package for financing by ADB (public and/or private sectors) and other cofinanciers (which may include syndication from private sector and/or joint or parallel financing from other international financing institutions and/or development partners).

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Project Name Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program
Project Number 45216-001
Country India
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 8429-IND: Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.30 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector Transport - Urban public transport
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban water supply
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description The TA has been structured in two phases. Phase 1 has been specifically conceived to (i) conduct economic and sector analyses, road map and policy framework preparation for cluster development in Bangalore Metropolitan Region, and (ii) prepare prefeasibility studies for priority clusters (6-8) for assistance and an investment program. Phase 2 will conduct detailed feasibility studies for 2 clusters to be financed under Tranche 1, structure investments for public and PPP financing, prepare MFF frameworks (safeguards and otherwise) and prepare a package for financing by ADB (public and/or private sectors) and other cofinanciers (which may include syndication from private sector and/or joint or parallel financing from other international financing institutions and/or development partners).
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is needed to undertake sector preparatory work and define the scope of the ensuing project.
Impact
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 Nongovernment organization (NGO) and community-based organizations will be engaged as part of the social assessment by the PPTA. The project will build on the consultation and community participation exercises undertaken during the PPTA, with the support from consultants and NGO. These include both community participation for subproject planning, design, and implementation. The PPTA is in the process of identifying priority clusters and has not started major stakeholder communication activities.
During Project Implementation Intensive community consultations will also be carried over to the project implementation stages and user awareness will be included as an important activity.
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

A firm (or consortium of firms) with multi- cross-sectoral experience will be engaged to undertake the necessary studies for this TA. This assignment will require four international experts for a total of 18 person-months, and an estimated 68 person-months of national expertise (13 consultants). The consulting firm will be engaged following the quality- and cost-based selection method, with a quality-cost ratio of 90:10 (due to high complexity of the assignment and the impact of the expected outputs), using full technical proposal procedures. Given the specialized nature of the TA, additional consultants may need to be engaged to supplement expertise (up to 15 person-months). Procurement of all consultancy services used under the PPTA will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).

Based on the structure of the TA, the consultants will be responsible for the following: Phase 1 will prepare a city competitiveness assessment and a road map or sector strategy for the multitranche financing facility to guide the overall investment, including (i) the development of strategic directions for the sector, service, and/or industry; (ii) quantitative analysis of the sectors/industries contribution to growth, poverty reduction, gender and development, and inclusiveness (or the extent to which it is a a binding constraint); and (iii) the list of success factors for better performance. Using appropriate tools and processes (city economic development analysis, propects and strategic planning). Phase 1 team will prepare and deliver (i) the economic profile, (ii) an economic development perspective report, (iii) the economic development plan for City Cluster Development, (iv) prefeasibility studies (6-8 clusters) in Bangalore Metropolitan Region, and (v) the associated detailed investment program.

Responsible ADB Officer Norio Saito
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Karnataka Urban Infrast. Dev. and Finance Corp.Silver Jubilee Block
2nd Cross, Mission Road, Bangalore-27
INDIA
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 16 Aug 2013
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Mar 2015

TA 8429-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
16 Aug 2013 17 Dec 2013 17 Dec 2013 28 Feb 2015 31 Dec 2015 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,300,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,300,000.00 16 Aug 2013 438,247.40

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