Supporting Health Systems Strengthening Projects (ADB-55262-001)

  • South Asia
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
  • India
Geographic location where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
International, regional and national development finance institutions. Many of these banks have a public interest mission, such as poverty reduction.
Project Status
Stage of the project cycle. Stages vary by development bank and can include: pending, approval, implementation, and closed or completed.
Bank Risk Rating
Environmental and social categorization assessed by the development bank as a measure of the planned project’s environmental and social impacts. A higher risk rating may require more due diligence to limit or avoid harm to people and the environment. For example, "A" or "B" are risk categories where "A" represents the highest amount of risk. Results will include projects that specifically recorded a rating, all other projects are marked ‘U’ for "Undisclosed."
Voting Date
Oct 2, 2021
Date when project documentation and funding is reviewed by the Board for consideration and approval. Some development banks will state a "board date" or "decision date." When funding approval is obtained, the legal documents are accepted and signed, the implementation phase begins.
Government of India
A public entity (government or state-owned) provided with funds or financial support to manage and/or implement a project.
  • Education and Health
The service or industry focus of the investment. A project can have several sectors.
Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, guarantee, technical assistance, advisory services, equity and fund.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, this amount is converted to USD ($) on the date of disclosure. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Apr 9, 2022

Disclosed by Bank Oct 2, 2021

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Project Description
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According to ADB documents, the proposed transaction TA facility will support project preparation, capacity building, due diligence, and improved readiness for pipeline projects that are included in the country operations business plan (COBP), or other possible future pipeline projects as agreed with the Department of Economic Affairs (DEA), Government of India. It will also support in timely response to rapidly changing TA needs given the ongoing pandemic.

The TA facility is aligned with (i) ADB's Strategy 2030; (ii) the government's National Health Policy; and (iii) Sustainable Development Goal 3. The TA facility will support strategic policy advisory and technical inputs on a range of health issues, strategy development, policy formulation, financial management, engineering and procurement, quality assurance, and evaluation of ongoing implementation efforts. It will build on the finance plus element by bridging capability gaps, applying best practices, and fostering innovative solutions for common challenges in the sector.

The TA facility is listed in the COBP for India, 2021-2023, with the title, "Supporting State Health Sector Development." The TA facility approach is suitable as it will enhance project preparation efficiency and improve project implementation readiness by (i) allowing the same experts to be mobilized for similar due diligence activities; (ii) facilitating learning on project processing and implementation across different projects; (iii) creating synergies from working with common expertise and improving knowledge transfer; and (iv) strengthening coordination and synergy among various technical inputs and capacity building efforts. In addition, by supporting strengthening of a regional public good such as health surveillance and systems, the facility contributes to regional cooperation efforts. Overall, this TA facility will reduce transaction costs compared to resources required for separate stand-alone transaction TA projects. Initially, the TA facility will support the following ensuing projects as listed in COBP, 2021-2023:




Investment Description
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The TA facility will provide an initial 141 person-months of consulting services (63 person-months international and 78 person-months national) to support the preparation of ensuing projects. The consultants will be recruited using individual consultant selection method for the proposed policy-based and results-based loans and a consulting firm will be recruited following quality- and cost-based selection (90:10 quality cost ratio) using biodata technical proposal for the ensuing results-based loan.

Contact Information
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Responsible ADB Officer Khetrapal, Sonalini
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Human and Social Development Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Department of Economic Affairs
Ministry of Finance
Room No. 40-B North Block
New Delhi-110001, India


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