The TA builds on the experiences with the first phase of Department of Economic Affairs (DEA)-Asian Development Bank (ADB) public-private Partnership (PPP) Initiative to mainstream PPPs and helps address the emerging challenges to ensure long-term impact of the PPP Initiative. The TA will (i) provide focused support to selected states and central line ministries with emphasis on delivery of projects through PPP experts; (ii) assist at the central level, DEA PPP cell, to continue to play its crucial role of structuring and appraising new PPP projects, and supporting a PPP enabling environment; (iii) help DEA support transitioning to 3P India (a proposed institution with the necessary expertise for supporting PPPs), which would be a sustainable model for providing long-term support for PPPs.
|Project Name||Supporting Public–Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development|
|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 - Renewable energy generation - biomass and waste
Health / Health system development
Transport / Multimodal logistics - Transport policies and institutional development - Urban public transport - Water transport (non-urban)
Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban policy, institutional and capacity development - Urban sanitation - Urban sewerage - Urban solid waste management - Urban water supply
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The TA builds on the experiences with the first phase of Department of Economic Affairs (DEA)-Asian Development Bank (ADB) public-private Partnership (PPP) Initiative to mainstream PPPs and helps address the emerging challenges to ensure long-term impact of the PPP Initiative. The TA will (i) provide focused support to selected states and central line ministries with emphasis on delivery of projects through PPP experts; (ii) assist at the central level, DEA PPP cell, to continue to play its crucial role of structuring and appraising new PPP projects, and supporting a PPP enabling environment; (iii) help DEA support transitioning to 3P India (a proposed institution with the necessary expertise for supporting PPPs), which would be a sustainable model for providing long-term support for PPPs.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has been assisting the Government of India''s (GoI) public-private partnership (PPP) program to meet the country''s large infrastructure needs. The GoI-ADB initiative in mainstreaming of PPPs has been an evolving and structured step-wise approach, supported through a series of TA projects designed to mainstream PPPs in the country. Following a joint review by the GoI and ADB of first phase of ADB support to the GoI for mainstreaming PPPs, the GoI requested ADB for a new TA to further the PPP agenda. The TA builds on the experiences with the first phase of DEA-ADB PPP Initiative and helps address the emerging challenges to ensure long-term impact of the PPP Initiative. The TA is in line with ADB''s Country Partnership Strategy (CPS), 2013-2017, for India.|
|Impact||Increased availability of infrastructure through PPPs|
|Description of Outcome||Improved public sector capacity to develop and implement infrastructure PPP projects|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Transition to 3P India supported
2. Prototype PPP cells developed
3. Appraisals and risk evaluation of PPP projects facilitated
4. PPP enabling frameworks and tools developed
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
The TA was signed on 20 January 2015. Firm contract under TA was finalized and firm was mobilized from 6 February 2017. TA implementation arrangements have been modified in discussion with the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) and TA has been extended until 14 December 2019. Brief status of outputs is as follows:
Output 1 : Following on the announcement of 3P India formation in FY 2014-15 budget, the Executing Agency is in the process of seeking necessary approvals.
Output 2 : Prototype PPP Cell development process
Output 3 : The experts under TA consulting agreement are assisting DEA and Government of Karnataka for PPP projects appraisal process.
Output 4 : Based on DEA's request, development of enabling frameworks such as (i) VGF study, (ii)renegotiation of contracts, (iii)green bond financing, and (iv)value for Money analyses are planned. A National level PPP conference and exposure visits for PPP practitioners are also planned.
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||A series of meetings and consultations were held between ADB and GoI to discuss and finalize the scope of the TA.|
|During Project Implementation||Continued consultations with DEA, as well as consultations with the participating states and central line ministries and key sponsoring authorities of projects, are anticipated during project implementation.|
|Consulting Services||A total of 244 person-months of national consulting services would be provided under the TA, of which 180 person-months will be through a firm with about 10 experts (all continuous) and 64 person-months will be through 5 individual experts (3 continuous and 2 intermittent). The consultants will be recruited in line with ADB''s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants (2013, as amended from time to time).|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Rautela, Krishan S.|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India
|Concept Clearance||07 Oct 2014|
|Approval||15 Dec 2014|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||22 Jul 2019|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|15 Dec 2014||20 Jan 2015||20 Jan 2015||30 Jun 2017||14 Dec 2019||-|
|Financing Plan/TA Utilization||Cumulative Disbursements|
|1,500,000.00||0.00||400,000.00||0.00||0.00||0.00||1,900,000.00||15 Dec 2014||450,864.00|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Supporting Public-Private Partnerships for Infrastructure Development: Technical Assistance Report||Technical Assistance Reports||Dec 2014|
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