Tool Kit for Public-Private Partnerships in Urban Water Supply for the State of Maharashtra, India

Publication | June 2011

This tool kit is expected to assist the relevant public entities in Maharashtra state for developing public-private partnership-based projects in water supply and sanitation.

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Several challenges in service delivery confront municipal water supply in India. This is driven by a number of issues, including rising demand due to larger and denser urban populations. The levels of investment in the water sector are lagging the required demands; coupled with inefficiencies and institutional issues, these will likely impact unsustainable exploitation of water resources. International experience suggests that public-private partnerships (PPPs) can meet these challenges in the sector, both through investments and particularly through efficiencies in performance parameters.

Under the joint initiative of the Government of India and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), "Mainstreaming PPPs in India," ADB supports state PPP cells in several challenging sectors in state-specific activities to arrive at possible PPP structures. In Maharashtra, ADB supported the Department of Urban Development and Water Supply and Sanitation to develop possible PPP structures in the water supply and sanitation sector. After studying possible PPP structures, their applicability in the context of selected sample cities were assessed leading to the development of proposed term sheets, which were identified as suitable and feasible for implementation.

This tool kit is expected to assist the relevant public entities in Maharashtra state for developing PPP-based projects in water supply and sanitation, and may also be used as reference by similar other cities across the country.


  • Foreword
  • Part 1: PPP Tool Kit for the Water Supply and Sanitation Sector
    • Introduction
    • PPP in the Water Sector
    • Implementing PPP: An Overview
    • Step 1: Identification of the Problem Areas
    • Financial Feasibility
    • Step 2: Choice between Public Funding and PPP
    • Step 3: Choice of PPP Structure
    • Step 4: Procurement
  • Part 2: Details of Public-Private Partnership Structures
    • Background
    • Performance Management Contract for Operation and Maintenance of Water Supply System
    • Concession Agreement for Water Supply and Sewerage Services
    • Concession Agreement for Construction, Operation, and Maintenance of Bulk Water Supply System
    • Concession Agreement for Construction, Operation, and Management of the Distribution System
    • Concession Agreement for Development of the Bulk Water Supply System and Maintenance of the Entire System
  • Part 3: Case Studies of Public-Private Partnerships in Maharashtra
    • Introduction
    • Summary of City Analysis
    • Jalna
    • Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad
    • Kolhapur
    • Virar
    • Navghar Manikpur
    • Shirpur
    • Akot
    • Saoner
    • Chiplun
    • Kulgaon-Badlapur
    • Ambernath
    • Navi Mumbai
  • Part 4: Term Sheets
    • Introduction
    • Term Sheets

Additional Details

  • Private sector development
  • Public-Private Partnerships
  • Water
  • Urban Water
  • India
  • RPT101972
  • 978-92-9092-052-6 (Print)
  • 978-92-9092-338-1 (Web)

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