India: Preparing the Public-Private Partnerships Pilot Projects Initiative (Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships)

Sovereign Project | 41643-012

The PPTA will support the Government in (i) developing, (ii) structuring, and (iii) implementing well-structured PPP 'pilot' projects in various sectors.

Project Details

Project Name Preparing the Public-Private Partnerships Pilot Projects Initiative (Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships)
Project Number 41643-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7152-IND: Preparing the Public-Private Partnerships Pilot Projects Initiative (Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships)
Japan Special Fund US$ 2.00 million
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Education / Pre-primary and primary

Health / Health sector development and reform

Transport / Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The PPTA will support the Government in (i) developing, (ii) structuring, and (iii) implementing well-structured PPP 'pilot' projects in various sectors.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy The PPTA is designed to deepen partnership between ADB and the Government of India (GoI) for mainstreaming public private partnerships (PPPs) through innovative project development collaboration between ADB and the GoI's India Infrastructure Project development Fund (IIPDF). The PPTA is in line with (i) ADB's country strategy, and (ii) ADB's long term strategic framework (Strategy 2020) expectation for greater ADB involvement.
Impact Improvements in infrastructure sector services delivery and efficiencies.
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Increase in the number of commercially sustainable and bankable PPP projects offered to the private sector by various state governments, central line ministries, and related agencies
Progress Toward Outcome

10 pilot projects are at different stages of development.

For 5 New pilot projects, the engagement of transaction advisor is under progress.

2 pilot projects were started under the initiative but closed subsequently due to decision not being taken by sponsoring authority.

Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Government approved and recommended PPP structures available for replication by the relevant sectors

Involvement of private sector in PPP projects through bid closures

Involvement of commercial financing in PPP projects

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)

In education sector - out of two projects, Government has approved structure of one project, and the other project has been closed due to decision not being taken by the sponsoring authority.

In hydro power sector, RFP is under considerations by the Government departments.

In water sector - three projects are in process and for three 3 new pilot projects engagement of transaction advisors is in progress.

In tourism sector - two projects are in progress.

In sports education sector - RFQ for one project to be approved by the sponsoring agency.

In waterways pilot project, the feasibility report is awaiting approval from the sponsoring agency.

In solid waste management sector, engagement of transaction advisors is in progress for two projects.

In food storage sector - one project is in progress.

Shelter for homeless in Delhi project has been closed, due to no response from the sponsoring agency.

Geographical Location
Safeguard Categories
Environment C
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design For projects supported by the TA, participation from the project sponsoring agencies during project design are ensured.
During Project Implementation

Consultation and participation are carried out for PPP projects to get a sign-off for the projects from the project sponsoring agencies. However, ADB milestones stop short of actual implementation of the projects, during which phase the private partner is expected to take the lead.

The TA got extended for 6 months until 30 June 2016.

Business Opportunities
Consulting Services

Engagement of Transaction Advisors for pilot projects was accomplished using an (Indefinite Delivery Contract Assignment) IDCA panel of 10 empanelled consultancy firms.

The recruitment of consultants (firms as well as individuals) under the TA is being done in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time) and in consultation with DEA.

Currently, 2 individual consultants are working under the TA. Transaction advisors were engaged for 3 IDCAs. With the TA extension, the individual consultants got extension uptil 30 June 2016.

Responsible ADB Officer Annamraju, Vikram Harsha
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India
Concept Clearance 17 Jul 2008
Fact Finding 23 Jul 2008 to 25 Jul 2008
Approval 17 Oct 2008
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 15 Mar 2016

TA 7152-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
17 Oct 2008 28 Nov 2008 28 Nov 2008 30 Nov 2011 30 Jun 2016 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
2,000,000.00 0.00 5,700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 7,700,000.00 18 Nov 2021 1,608,931.32

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