India : Sustaining the Government of India-ADB Initiative for Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships
The TA supports the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) PPP Cell, state governments (not covered under other ADB PPP TA), relevant urban local bodies (ULBs), line ministries and sector departments towards developing an enabling PPP environment and building a bankable PPP project pipeline.
Annamraju, Vikram Harsha
South Asia Department
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- Water and other urban infrastructure and services
|Project Name||Sustaining the Government of India-ADB Initiative for Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships|
|Country / Economy||India
|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||
Education / Education sector development
Energy / Energy sector development and institutional reform
Health / Health system development
Transport / Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Other urban services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban slum development - Urban water supply
|Gender||No gender elements|
|Description||The TA supports the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) PPP Cell, state governments (not covered under other ADB PPP TA), relevant urban local bodies (ULBs), line ministries and sector departments towards developing an enabling PPP environment and building a bankable PPP project pipeline.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Provision of enhanced PPP Cell in DEA to expand PPP mainstreaming efforts to cover additional states, relevant urban local bodies, line ministries and sector departments.|
Improved provision of infrastructure and delivery of service in additional states (at state, ULB, and line ministry/sector department levels)
|Description of Outcome||
Improved public sector capacities to develop, implement, and monitor infrastructure PPP projects.
|Progress Toward Outcome||The TA has enabled DEA to appraise PPP project proposals from states, ULBs, line ministries and sector departments for approval and subsequent implementation and monitoring.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Creation of an enhanced PPP Cell at DEA to build capacity at additional state government entities
Increased PPP project pipelines from additional states previously not covered by ADB TA projects
Development of a number of bankable project structures for replication across relevant sectors
Development of PPP enabling toolkits, structures, and documents
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Currently, 3 individual consultants are engaged under the TA for the enhanced PPP cell at DEA. The individual contracts were extended uptil 31 December 2016.
ADB's support through this TA is critical since experts engaged under this TA do background work on Viability Gap Funding (VGF), India Infrastructure Project Development Fund (IIPDF) and support Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC), which helps Government of India decide on many PPP projects across sectors and states. The TA, which was originally scheduled to close by 29 February 2012, had been extended thrice, till 31 December 2016.
The TA services have been greatly appreciated by DEA, and the experts have performed satisfactorily. Given the GOI objectives in terms of infrastructure development, and the difficulties of developing and structuring PPPs, especially in challenging sectors, the continuation of support from TA experts is very much needed. Therefore, GOI requested ADB for continuation of support and ADB processed the request. In April'14, increase in TA financing of $0.5 million and extension of TA closing date up to 31 December 2016 has been approved.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||For individual projects supported by the TA, the sponsoring agencies from state governments are represented in relevant PPPAC meetings etc. Also, in the project design stage the views of sponsoring agencies are sought for various stages of approval, in an iterative manner.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultation and participation are elements of PPP process to create a sign-off from sponsoring agencies, regarding various facets of the projects. However, 'implementation' of the PPP projects happens subsequent to award of projects, when private sector takes the lead.|
|Consulting Services||Consultants are recruited under the TA in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Annamraju, Vikram Harsha|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission (INRM)|
Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance
|Concept Clearance||15 Oct 2009|
|Fact Finding||21 Oct 2009 to 23 Oct 2009|
|Approval||10 Dec 2009|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||13 Sep 2016|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|10 Dec 2009||08 Mar 2010||08 Mar 2010||29 Feb 2012||31 Dec 2016||28 Feb 2017|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,300,000.00||0.00||200,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,500,000.00||17 Jun 2022||1,109,237.16|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Sustaining the Government of India-ADB Initiative for Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Feb 2022|
|Sustaining the Government of India-ADB Initiative for Mainstreaming PPP||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2009|
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