The Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program (the Program) aims to increase the city's competitiveness, in a way that also promotes inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth. The program will provide physical and non-physical investment in selected clusters to: (i) improve regional and metropolitan planning, (ii) upgrade key economic and social infrastructure, and (iii) enhance urban governance (including service delivery) to create a better business and investment climate. The Program proposes to achieve the above objectives by: (i) ensuring that multi-stakeholder demand-based (cluster) infrastructure development is preceded by metropolitan economic and sector planning, (ii) promoting sectoral coordination and convergence, and (iii) establishing a strong partnership between public and private sectors.
|Project Name||Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program|
|Project Status||Dropped / Terminated|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change|
|Sector / Subsector||
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Transport policies and institutional development
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming|
|Description||The Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program (the Program) aims to increase the city's competitiveness, in a way that also promotes inclusive and environmentally sustainable growth. The program will provide physical and non-physical investment in selected clusters to: (i) improve regional and metropolitan planning, (ii) upgrade key economic and social infrastructure, and (iii) enhance urban governance (including service delivery) to create a better business and investment climate. The Program proposes to achieve the above objectives by: (i) ensuring that multi-stakeholder demand-based (cluster) infrastructure development is preceded by metropolitan economic and sector planning, (ii) promoting sectoral coordination and convergence, and (iii) establishing a strong partnership between public and private sectors.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||
The Program will seek to use a number of innovative financing, capacity development, and reform instruments. The Bangalore Metropolitan Region has been selected for support under the program based on (i) its potential to achieve enhanced growth, productivity and employment; (ii) prevalent enabling environment for accelerated industrialization; (iii) the State's reform willingness and exemplary initiatives; and (iv) opportunity for development and testing of new urban development models and potential for replicability in Karnataka and India.
The investment program will be supported through a multitranche financing facility (MFF). The MFF is particularly well suited for this investment as it is the most effective modality to (i) maximize and measure project results in individual localized geographical areas; (ii) enable feedback, learning and incorporation of lessons in subsequent tranches; and (iii) blend capacity development and infrastructure provision. The MFF will enable the client to (i) programmatically implement a structured roadmap that takes into consideration the city's economic, social, and environmental needs; and (ii) blend instruments that optimize private and public interventions and leverage multi-stakeholder finance.
|Impact||Inclusive and environmentally sustainable economic growth in Bangalore Metropolitan Region.|
|Description of Outcome||Improved and sustained productivity and competitiveness in selected BMR clusters.|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
Strengthened economic planning and urban management in BMR.
Improved sustainable urban economic infrastructure developed in selected BMR clusters.
Improved business enabling environment.
Project management supported
|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 undertaken 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.|
|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.|
|Consulting Services||Firm and individual consultants will be recruited in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2010, as amended from time to time). Consulting firms will be recruited using Quality and Cost-Based Selection (QCBS) method with a quality:cost ratio of 80:20. Advance contracitng and retroactive financing will be considered.|
|Procurement||All procurement to be financed under the project will be carried out in accordance with ADB's Procurement Guidelines (2010, as amended from time to time). Advance contracting and retroactive financing will be considered.|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Matsunaga, Akira|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||Urban Development and Water Division, SARD|
Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development and Finance Corporation Limited
Silver Jubilee Block
2nd Cross, Mission Road, Bangalore-27
|Concept Clearance||16 Aug 2013|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||20 Mar 2018|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Bangalore Cluster City Development Investment Program: Project Data Sheet (हिन्दी)||Translated PDS||Aug 2013|
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