The proposed TA will provide technical assistance to the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) and participating State level public private partnership (PPP) cells to build their capacity to use public private partnerships as a mainstream strategy for delivering infrastructure services.
|Project Name||Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships at State Level|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Public sector management - Economic affairs management
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The proposed TA will provide technical assistance to the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) and participating State level public private partnership (PPP) cells to build their capacity to use public private partnerships as a mainstream strategy for delivering infrastructure services.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||ADB's Country Strategy for India (2003-2006) specifies private sector development as one of the main sector and thematic priorities. Since the private sector has to play a leading role in achieving growth targets, ADB's strategy in India is to focus on promoting an enabling environment for private sector development through (a) financial sector interventions to improve financial intermediation and resource mobilization; (b) policy reforms to remove impediments to private investment, domestic and foreign; (c) investment in public infrastructure, which also facilitates private investment; (d) public-private partnerships; and (e) investments in private sector projects.|
|Impact||(i) improved access to basic infrastructure services; (ii) increased efficiency in infrastructure service provision|
|Description of Outcome||(i) capacity development in the PPP cell within DEA to help ramp up and implement PPP schemes effectively and efficiently, (ii) enhanced capacity of PPP cells at participating entities to prepare, evaluate, and appraise PPPs in infrastructure, (iii) Significantly improved monitoring of overall progress in PPP in infrastructure at both central and state levels; (iv) Increased awareness among potential private sector partners about the project cycle of PPP projects in infrastructure, and the expectations of Government with respect to value for money; and (v) Over the long term, an increase in private sector participation in infrastructure development and management throughout India.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Tools, reports, marketing plans, support mechanisms (such as databases), etc. to (i) strengthen PPP cells at DEA and selected entities at the state level, and (ii) institutionalize PPP skills in the various entities so that they can better catalyze and manage PPPs
PPP appraisal guidelines, templates, model agreements
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
At the DEA: (1) 1 PPP Expert for each cell (national consultant, on an individual basis, for 36 person-months) focusing on leading the work on all aspects PPPs, including supporting DEA in refining guidelines for the Viability Gap Fund scheme; (2) 1 Management Information Systems Expert (national consultant, on an individual basis, for 36 person-months) focusing on information management; (3) two Financial Experts (national consultants, on an individual basis, for 36 person-months each) focusing on financing modeling of PPP infrastructure projects, in particular the development of Public Sector comparators; (4) 1 Public Finance Expert (national consultant, on an individual basis, for 36 person-months) focusing on fiscal risks and contingent liabilities, among others, in PPPs in the infrastructure sector; and (5) a panel of three legal firms on retainer basis (national firms, expected input: intermittent over three years but approximately 6-7 months per year) to provide legal expertise on PPPs. The project period is three years.
At the state level: Consultancy services required at the state level are for PPP experts, MIS experts, and the legal firms. Differences will arise in the orientation of the experts to the needs of the individual states, and a lessened scope and coverage. Hence, the depth of professional experience necessary could be lower/different for the non-DEA based experts. This will be specific to the individual entity that is recruiting the experts.
The identified States include: Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Jharkand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nade, Uttar Pradesh, Uttaranchal, and West Bengal.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Singh, Shalini|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Department of Economic Affairs
Ms. Aoarna Bhatia
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India
|Concept Clearance||30 Jun 2006|
|Fact Finding||31 Aug 2006 to 03 Sep 2006|
|Approval||11 Dec 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||24 Oct 2006|
|Last PDS Update||02 Apr 2009|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|11 Dec 2006||26 Dec 2006||26 Dec 2006||31 Dec 2009||31 Dec 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|5,000,000.00||0.00||750,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||5,750,000.00||11 Dec 2006||4,446,926.25|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships at State Level||TA Completion Reports||Sep 2013|
|Mainstreaming Public--Private Partnerships at State Level||TA Change in Scope, Amount, and Implementation Arrangements||Jul 2008|
|Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships at State Level||Technical Assistance Reports||Nov 2006|
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