The TA has been structured in two phases. Phase 1 has been specifically conceived to (i) conduct economic and sector analyses, road map and policy framework preparation for cluster development in Bangalore Metropolitan Region, and (ii) prepare prefeasibility studies for priority clusters (6-8) for assistance and an investment program. Phase 2 will conduct detailed feasibility studies for 2 clusters to be financed under Tranche 1, structure investments for public and PPP financing, prepare MFF frameworks (safeguards and otherwise) and prepare a package for financing by ADB (public and/or private sectors) and other cofinanciers (which may include syndication from private sector and/or joint or parallel financing from other international financing institutions and/or development partners).
|Project Name||Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Technical Assistance
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport - Urban public transport
Water and other urban infrastructure and services - Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The TA has been structured in two phases. Phase 1 has been specifically conceived to (i) conduct economic and sector analyses, road map and policy framework preparation for cluster development in Bangalore Metropolitan Region, and (ii) prepare prefeasibility studies for priority clusters (6-8) for assistance and an investment program. Phase 2 will conduct detailed feasibility studies for 2 clusters to be financed under Tranche 1, structure investments for public and PPP financing, prepare MFF frameworks (safeguards and otherwise) and prepare a package for financing by ADB (public and/or private sectors) and other cofinanciers (which may include syndication from private sector and/or joint or parallel financing from other international financing institutions and/or development partners).|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The project preparatory technical assistance (PPTA) is needed to undertake sector preparatory work and define the scope of the ensuing project.|
|Description of Outcome|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs|
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||Nongovernment organization (NGO) and community-based organizations will be engaged as part of the social assessment by the PPTA. The project will build on the consultation and community participation exercises undertaken during the PPTA, with the support from consultants and NGO. These include both community participation for subproject planning, design, and implementation. The PPTA is in the process of identifying priority clusters and has not started major stakeholder communication activities.|
|During Project Implementation||Intensive community consultations will also be carried over to the project implementation stages and user awareness will be included as an important activity.|
A firm (or consortium of firms) with multi- cross-sectoral experience will be engaged to undertake the necessary studies for this TA. This assignment will require four international experts for a total of 18 person-months, and an estimated 68 person-months of national expertise (13 consultants). The consulting firm will be engaged following the quality- and cost-based selection method, with a quality-cost ratio of 90:10 (due to high complexity of the assignment and the impact of the expected outputs), using full technical proposal procedures. Given the specialized nature of the TA, additional consultants may need to be engaged to supplement expertise (up to 15 person-months). Procurement of all consultancy services used under the PPTA will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time).
Based on the structure of the TA, the consultants will be responsible for the following: Phase 1 will prepare a city competitiveness assessment and a road map or sector strategy for the multitranche financing facility to guide the overall investment, including (i) the development of strategic directions for the sector, service, and/or industry; (ii) quantitative analysis of the sectors/industries contribution to growth, poverty reduction, gender and development, and inclusiveness (or the extent to which it is a a binding constraint); and (iii) the list of success factors for better performance. Using appropriate tools and processes (city economic development analysis, propects and strategic planning). Phase 1 team will prepare and deliver (i) the economic profile, (ii) an economic development perspective report, (iii) the economic development plan for City Cluster Development, (iv) prefeasibility studies (6-8 clusters) in Bangalore Metropolitan Region, and (v) the associated detailed investment program.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Matsunaga, Akira|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Karnataka Urban Infrast. Dev. and Finance Corp.
Silver Jubilee Block
2nd Cross, Mission Road, Bangalore-27
|Approval||16 Aug 2013|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||28 Mar 2017|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|16 Aug 2013||17 Dec 2013||17 Dec 2013||28 Feb 2015||30 Jun 2017||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,300,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,300,000.00||16 Aug 2013||536,690.89|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program: Project Data Sheet (हिन्दी)||Translated PDS||Mar 2015|
|Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program||Initial Poverty and Social Analysis||Sep 2013|
|Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program||Technical Assistance Reports||Sep 2013|
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