To create an enabling environment for inclusive growth by supporting knowledge creation and dissemination with a view to improve effectiveness of operations. The TA will address the strategic focus of the Government, and ADB, in this regard
|Project Name||Knowledge Management for Enhanced Operational Effectiveness|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Rural water policy, institutional and capacity development
Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform
Finance / Finance sector development
Transport / Transport policies and institutional development
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||To create an enabling environment for inclusive growth by supporting knowledge creation and dissemination with a view to improve effectiveness of operations. The TA will address the strategic focus of the Government, and ADB, in this regard|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||In line with the country strategy|
|Impact||Increased efficiency of ADB operations through knowledge managment and capacity enhancement|
|Description of Outcome||
I. Knowledge Creation
II. Knowledge Dissemination
III. Knowledge for Operational effectiveness, and
IV. Knowledge Partnerships and networking.
|Progress Toward Outcome||
The TA has undertaken a number of knowledge management (KM) activities including preparation of flagship reports such as the India ADB Development Partnership, 2011 and 2013, and Facilitating Infrastructure Development in India; undertaking of scoping and desk studies on agricultural value chains and micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) development; provision of support towards conferences, seminars, workshops, and stakeholder learning events through pipeline and portfolio tripartite review meetings; and participation of government officials in study tours. Publications made possible through the TA include ADB reports such as Development of Solar and Wind Power in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and Exploring Public Private Partnership in the Irrigation and Drainage Sector in India. The TA has provided a much needed platform for knowledge sharing, networking and cross-learning, in line with dialogues and requests from DEA.
On-going KM activities include support for:
- India Knowledge and Experience Exchange Hub (IKEEH), with the aim of identifying innovative project interventions and good practices in various sectors across states; documenting experiences and distilling lessons; and preparing detailed modules, toolkits, and exchange programs for facilitating the replication of innovations and best practices other states of the country.
- Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) for assessing the development results of India projects on regular basis.
- Knowledge dissemination, through publication of completed studies.
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Study reports
3. Consultancy support
4. Retreats, workshops, conferences
5. Best practices documentation
6. Reports on capacity building and relevance
7. Reports on study tours
8. Project reports on small grant and networking activities
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Studies and reports
- India ADB Development Partnership, 2011
- Facilitating Infrastructure Development in India, 2011
- India ADB Development Partnership, 2013
- Agricultural Value Chains, 2011
- MSME Development, 2011
Knowledge for Operational Effectiveness
- 5 TPRMs in 2012 (Pune, Delhi, Shillong, Kolkata, Silvasa)
- Pipeline TPRM, New Delhi, Nov 2013
- 25 Years of India-ADB Partnership, Oct 2011
- Asia-Pacific E-GP Conference, Nov 2011
- ADBI-OECD Roundtable, Jan 2012
- RBI Seminar at Mumbai, Nov 2012
- Urban Workshop, ICRIER, Feb 2012
- Economic Outlook for Asia and Structural Issues', ICRIER, Sep 2012
- IKEEH Inception Workshop, Nov 2013
- Support for participation of government officials in meetings and study tours
- PPP in Irrigation
- Solar and Wind Power in Tamil Nadu and Karnataka
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Regular meetings with DEA|
|During Project Implementation||
Several consultations through workshops and seminars.
Regular meetings with DEA
|Consulting Services||3-4 Domestic consultants would be hired on a need-basis over the period of the technical assistance from 1 July 2008 to 30 June 2010.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Hasan, Rana|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India
|Concept Clearance||15 Apr 2008|
|Fact Finding||21 Apr 2008 to 24 Apr 2008|
|Approval||27 Jun 2008|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||22 May 2008|
|Last PDS Update||31 Mar 2014|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|27 Jun 2008||03 Jul 2008||03 Jul 2008||30 Jun 2010||30 Jun 2011||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,000,000.00||0.00||250,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,250,000.00||27 Jun 2008||681,668.97|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Knowledge Management for Enhanced Operational Effectiveness||TA Completion Reports||Sep 2012|
|Knowledge Management for Enhanced Operational Effectiveness||Technical Assistance Reports||Jun 2008|
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