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Nepal: Preparing the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Airport Capacity Enhancement Sector Development Program

Sovereign (Public) Project | 38349-030 Status: Approved

The transaction technical assistance will help the government (i) prepare a program design that complies with ADB requirements and international best practices; and (ii) implement the ensuing sector development program through (a) support for procurement activities for the investment component and (b) monitoring and facilitating of execution of policy actions under the program component. The preparation of the SDP includes design of the reform program.

 
Project Name Preparing the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Airport Capacity Enhancement Sector Development Program
Project Number 38349-030
Country Nepal
Project Status Approved
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9873-NEP: Preparing the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Airport Capacity Enhancement Sector Development Program
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The transaction technical assistance will help the government (i) prepare a program design that complies with ADB requirements and international best practices; and (ii) implement the ensuing sector development program through (a) support for procurement activities for the investment component and (b) monitoring and facilitating of execution of policy actions under the program component. The preparation of the SDP includes design of the reform program.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy Due to the complexity of the ensuing sector development program, a transaction technical assistance will be helpful in supporting the program and investment components of the ensuing project. The ensuing sector development program will (i) support civil aviation sector reforms in restructuring of the Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal, strengthening of regulatory functions, management governance and business plan development in operations, financial restructuring, operational efficiency improvement, and civil aviation safety (the program component); and (ii) provide project financing for improvement of airport facilities at the Tribhuvan International Airport (TIA) in Kathmandu and the Gautam Buddha International Airport (GBIA) in Lumbini (the investment component). The investment component includes (i) relocation of hangars to the eastern part of the TIA; (ii) construction of dedicated domestic apron areas at the TIA; and (iii) construction of a new international terminal building at the GBIA.
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 Nation-wide
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Business Opportunities
Consulting Services ADB will engage the consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement Not applicable.
Responsible ADB Officer Kanzo Nakai
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Civil Aviation Authority of Nepal
P. B. No. 284, Babar Mahal
Kathmandu
Nepal
Ministry of Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation
Singha Durbar
Kathmandu
Nepal
Timetable
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
MRM -
Approval 27 Nov 2019
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 27 Nov 2019

TA 9873-NEP

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
27 Nov 2019 - - 31 Dec 2022 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,000,000.00 0.00 100,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,100,000.00 27 Nov 2019 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Civil Aviation Sector Reform Specialist Individual - Consulting Closed 30 Oct 2019 12 Nov 2019
Review of the Investment Component under the proposed Sector Development Program Firm - Consulting Closed 19 Sep 2019 25 Oct 2019

Contracts Awarded

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