52140-001: Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes | Asian Development Bank

India: Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes

Sovereign (Public) Project | 52140-001 Status: Active

This knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) assists the knowledge-driven operational approach of the country partnership strategy (CPS) for India, 2018 2022 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the associated India Country Knowledge Plan (CKP), 2018 2022. The CPS and the CKP emphasize strategic and analytical studies at geographical (state, regional, corridor), sector, and thematic levels as a means to identify viable development pathways, transformative investment opportunities, and policy advice, while filling critical knowledge and capacity gaps.

Project Details

Project Officer
Mitra, Sabyasachi South Asia Department Request for information
Country
  • India
Sector
  • Transport
 
Project Name Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes
Project Number 52140-001
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 9665-IND: Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 3.70 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Irrigation

Education / Technical and vocational education and training

Energy / Electricity transmission and distribution

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Urban water supply

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Description This knowledge and support technical assistance (TA) assists the knowledge-driven operational approach of the country partnership strategy (CPS) for India, 2018 2022 of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the associated India Country Knowledge Plan (CKP), 2018 2022. The CPS and the CKP emphasize strategic and analytical studies at geographical (state, regional, corridor), sector, and thematic levels as a means to identify viable development pathways, transformative investment opportunities, and policy advice, while filling critical knowledge and capacity gaps.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

As development challenges evolve faster in a rapidly growing economy, ADB needs to respond to India's evolving needs with quality knowledge solutions in a timely manner. This includes responding to short-term needs with short analytical studies and policy briefs on critical issues, undertaking surveys and initial analyses while awaiting the mobilization of TA resources and expert teams, providing short-term expert inputs and capacity support to government agencies, and undertaking in-country and overseas exposure for government officials in the form of study tours and other knowledge engagements. Knowledge transfer and dissemination also play a critical role in effective and strategic policy decision-making.

Building a knowledge-driven economic development mechanism helps accelerate and sustain strong, robust, and inclusive economic growth in the long term. India has built pockets of knowledge-driven growth, which need to be translated into a broader sphere of its economy. To strengthen the country's knowledge-driven development, the range of knowledge services, approaches, and models based on best practices from successful knowledge-based advanced economies needs to be developed, and the unique knowledge and strengths of the country need to be exploited by aggressively pursuing and applying new technologies. The TA aims to meet India's knowledge needs within the framework of the CPS and Strategy 2030.

Impact Knowledge base to support the rapid growth of the Indian economy and its fast-evolving socioeconomic development needs improved
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Strategic interventions for economic transformation (including sector and thematic reforms) commenced, and investment pipeline for ADB and other external funding agencies developed
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Analytical, sectoral, and crosscutting thematic studies prepared

Capacity of government agencies strengthened

Knowledge products produced and disseminated

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Nation-wide
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 ADB will engage consultants following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Procurement ADB will carry out procurement following the ADB Procurement Policy (2017, as amended from time to time) and its associated project administration instructions and/or staff instructions.
Responsible ADB Officer Mitra, Sabyasachi
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines
Timetable
Concept Clearance 15 Aug 2018
Fact Finding 20 Aug 2018 to 20 Aug 2018
MRM -
Approval 06 Dec 2018
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 06 Dec 2018

TA 9665-IND

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
06 Dec 2018 12 Dec 2018 12 Dec 2018 14 Dec 2021 - -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
3,700,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 3,700,000.00 06 Dec 2018 0.00

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Tenders

Tender Title Type Status Posting Date Deadline
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes (Labour Economist) Individual - Consulting Active 16 Apr 2019 22 Apr 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes- Editorial Consultant (RR) Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes-Economic Consultant Individual - Consulting Closed 13 Apr 2019 19 Apr 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes Individual - Consulting Closed 09 Apr 2019 15 Apr 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes Individual - Consulting Closed 28 Mar 2019 03 Apr 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes Individual - Consulting Closed 28 Mar 2019 03 Apr 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes Individual - Consulting Closed 26 Mar 2019 01 Apr 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes Individual - Consulting Closed 16 Mar 2019 22 Mar 2019
Strategic Interventions for Economic Transformation—Strengthening Knowledge for Enhancing Development Outcomes Individual - Consulting Closed 05 Mar 2019 11 Mar 2019

Contracts Awarded

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