The TA supports the GoI in providing improved access to basic infrastructure services and increased efficiency in infrastructure service provision by furthering and deepening the mainstreaming of PPPs initiated under TA 4890-IND (state level) & TA 4993-IND (central level), both of which have been closed. The TA has three components: (i) addressing the capacity needs of states and central line ministries that are at the early stages of PPP development; (ii) assisting the second-generation capacity needs of states and line ministries with relatively advanced PPP frameworks; and (iii) making PPP mainstreaming efforts sustainable. The TA finances PPP and MIS experts as per the requirement of PPP Cells in states and central line ministries (identified in consultation with Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance) thereby helping in developing an enabling PPP environment in states and central ministries leading to building a bankable PPP project pipeline.
|Project Name||Deepening Capacity Building for Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships|
|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 sector development and reform
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 slum development - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The TA supports the GoI in providing improved access to basic infrastructure services and increased efficiency in infrastructure service provision by furthering and deepening the mainstreaming of PPPs initiated under TA 4890-IND (state level) & TA 4993-IND (central level), both of which have been closed. The TA has three components: (i) addressing the capacity needs of states and central line ministries that are at the early stages of PPP development; (ii) assisting the second-generation capacity needs of states and line ministries with relatively advanced PPP frameworks; and (iii) making PPP mainstreaming efforts sustainable. The TA finances PPP and MIS experts as per the requirement of PPP Cells in states and central line ministries (identified in consultation with Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance) thereby helping in developing an enabling PPP environment in states and central ministries leading to building a bankable PPP project pipeline.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been assisting the Government of India (GOI) in mainstreaming public-private partnership (PPP) to meet the country's large infrastructure gap. This is achieved through a GOI-ADB Initiative (the initiative) that comprises a series of assistances to provide sequenced capacity building, PPP institutionalization, PPP policy formulation, and piloting projects development. The PPP mainstreaming technical assistances (TAs), have been providing support to PPP cells in states and central line ministries that serve as respective government PPP nodal agencies. The PPP cells have generated positive outcomes across the country. The TA envisages continued support to these PPP cells which is critical to (i) maintain ongoing momentum in PPP mainstreaming, (ii) expand existing coverage and scope of activities, and (iii) facilitate further PPP pipeline project development. The GOI requested that ADB provide additional grant resources for furthering and deepening the mainstreaming of PPPs initiated under TA 4890-IND and TA 4993-IND as the required next phase. The TA is in line with India Country Partnership Strategy (2009-2012) in catalyzing investment and facilitating the private sector's participation in infrastructure development, including through public-private partnerships (PPPs).|
|Impact||Improved access to basic infrastructure services and increased efficiency in infrastructure service provision|
|Description of Outcome||Improved public sector capacity to develop, implement, and monitor infrastructure PPP projects|
|Progress Toward Outcome||The PPP cells, supported under the TA through a PPP and MIS expert, have undertaken activities to provide capacity development and training support to develop public sector PPP capacities and skills. The support extends to assisting in development of PPP projects.|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Core (basic) and advanced capacity building training programs for relevant government officials
PPP processes, manuals, toolkits, and guidelines, including those for financial and PPP modeling in relevant sectors, including project life cycle and other issues
PPP certification program for trained government officials
Human resource strategy related to PPPs
Pilot PPP projects concepts in challenging sectors with some leading to financial closure
PPP project performance and monitoring metrics
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Under the TA, support was extended to PPP Cells in 14 states, and 4 Central Line Ministries.
The achievements of the PPP Cells include:
(a) capacity building activities to ensure sustainability of PPPs by training of officials within sector departments (at state governments) and sector ministries.
(b) assisting in development of PPP projects, including pilot projects in some cases. The role of the PPP Cells have been varied in the degree of involvement with the PPP project development processes based on the needs of the local sectoral department.
(c) developing state-sector specific PPP enabling frameworks and knowledge products, such as (i) setting up of Project Development Fund and Viability Gap Fund scheme, (ii) developing PPP policies and guidelines, (iii) PPP toolkits, and (iv) case studies.
(d) developing and maintaining PPP websites and databases which provides content on guidelines & forms, news/ events/ circulars, publications, project details, state empanelled transaction advisors, and expression-of-interest (EOIs)/tenders.
Also, under the TA, (i) a PPP Nodal Officer''s Review Meeting was held in November 2013 to review current initiatives in the area of PPPs, experiences of state and central ministries with PPP projects, and ways to take forward the DEA initiative for capacity building for mainstreaming PPPs, post TA closure in December 2013; (ii) a PPP Capacity Building Workshop was held in November in Guwahati, Assam to enhance awareness and deepen capacity for PPPs in Assam and several other north-eastern states.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Consultations were held with the Government.|
|During Project Implementation||Discussions with Government, review meetings, review missions were part of on-going activities under the TA.|
|Consulting Services||Consultants recruited under the TA are in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). 16 PPP experts, 9 MIS experts, and a project administration assistant were contracted under the TA. Certification of work accomplished by the consultants followed a dual reporting from (i) state PPP nodal officers and (ii) DEA PPP Cell/ADB PPP focal point for India.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Singh, Shalini|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
|Concept Clearance||14 May 2010|
|Fact Finding||30 May 2010 to 04 Jun 2010|
|Approval||22 Oct 2010|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||04 Dec 2009|
|Last PDS Update||27 Mar 2014|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|22 Oct 2010||27 Jan 2011||27 Jan 2011||31 Dec 2012||31 Dec 2013||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|4,000,000.00||2,000,000.00||1,500,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||7,500,000.00||22 Oct 2010||2,559,824.02|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Deepening Capacity Building for Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships: Technical Assistance Completion Report||TA Completion Reports||Jun 2015|
|Deepening Capacity Building for Mainstreaming Public-Private Partnerships||Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2010|
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