Nepal: Strengthening the Town Development Fund Capacity for Public-Private Partnership

Sovereign Project | 44062-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Strengthening the Town Development Fund Capacity for Public-Private Partnership
Project Number 44062-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7669-NEP: Strengthening the Town Development Fund Capacity for Public-Private Partnership
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 250,000.00
TA 7669-NEP: Strengthening the Town Development Fund Capacity for Public-Private Partnership (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 60,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Public sector management - Economic affairs management - Public administration

Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Other urban services

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact Greater development of social and municipal infrastructure in Nepal with PPP arrangements

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome The TDF's operational and PPP capacity is strengthened in providing efficient services to municipalities.
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

1. General TDF financing policy and guidelines at the sector level developed

2. TDF PPP financing policy and guidelines developed

3. Strengthened TDF capacity for project evaluation and appraisal

4. Two PPP demonstration projects prepared to test TDF capacity

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

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services

The TA will be implemented over 6 months from May to November 2011. International expertise (7 person-months) will be obtained in the area of financial intermediaries and PPP policy, legal and regulatory framework for PPP, and municipal infrastructure finance. National consultants (12 person-months) will have expertise in the fields of municipal infrastructure finance, legal and regulatory framework for PPP, and environmental and social safeguards policy.

The consultants will be engaged by ADB in accordance with its Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). The international team leader will be recruited as an individual consultant because of his or her key role in the TA and the need to have more control over consultant selection (including faster processing time for recruitment). Working under the leader, a team of consultants will be recruited under one package using the quality- and cost-based method of selection with a standard quality cost ratio of 80:20. A biodata technical proposal will be used for the selection of the consultant firm. Procurement of equipment will be done in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). Disbursements under the TA will be made in accordance with ADB's Technical Assistance Disbursement Handbook (2010, as amended from time to time).

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Kaneko, Atsushi
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Urban Development and Water Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Singha Durbar


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 20 Sep 2010 to 25 Sep 2010
Approval 29 Nov 2010
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 28 Feb 2011

TA 7669-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
29 Nov 2010 24 Feb 2011 24 Feb 2011 30 Nov 2011 31 Mar 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
310,000.00 0.00 50,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 360,000.00 29 Nov 2010 260,424.53

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