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Public Private Partnership format, with its mixed success across the globe, has been acknowledged as an essential tool for focused private sector investments in economic and social infrastructure projects.Accelerating the development of world class infrastructure is critical for sustaining the growth momentum of any economy.

Investment in infrastructure is envisaged to be doubled to US $ 1 trillion during the Twelfth Plan. About half of this investment is targeted to be achieved through private sector investments. Public Private Partnership format, with its mixed success across the globe, has been acknowledged as an essential tool for focused private sector investments in economic and social infrastructure projects. The number of PPPs projects in India in infrastructure is bound to witness a huge rise from the present 700 projects in roads, airports, ports, metros and urban infrastructure to many folds.

Our Public Private Partnership (PPP) team draws upon our global experience in catalyzing alliances between governments, industries, businesses, developers, donor agencies and investors.

Our focus areas are:

  • Transport - Highways, airports, railways, ports, investment corridors
  • Power - Thermal, hydro, non-conventional
  • Social sector - E-governance and social service delivery, education, health, vocational training, housing
  • Urban - City development, water supply sanitation, solid waste
  • Governance - Policy regulation, institutional strengthening, capacity building
  • Real Estate/Tourism - Townships , IT parks, special economic zones (SEZ) and biotech parks, tourism hubs
  • Infrastructure Advisory

Our PPP services include the following:

Project conceptualization, feasibility study and project structuring

We provide end-to-end services right from conceptualizing a project to determining its feasibility through a detailed financial modeling. Project conceptualization and feasibility and project structuring study includes:

  • Initial assessment and detailing of project
  • Carrying out market opportunity assessment and demand analysis
  • Consulting services to determine techno-economic feasibility study
  • Formulation of project structures and project implementation structure
  • Formulation of risk-sharing framework
  • Value-for-money analysis

Procurement process advisory (transaction management)

Assistance to central and state government agencies in selection of private sector. Procurement process advisory includes:

  • Development of RFQ, RFP and draft concession agreement
  • Tender notification
  • Evaluation of bids
  • Negotiations with preferred bidder and assistance in achieving financial closure
  • Assistance in signing concession agreement
  • Assistance in financial closure documents

PPP institutional and regulatory framework and capacity building

We offer consulting services on development of institutional, legal and regulatory framework. Specifically, our services in this area includes:

  • Building a state's capacity to structure PPPs in infrastructure services
  • Determining an appropriate institutional model for PPP
  • Formulate sustainable sectoral policy framework as well as legal frameworks
  • Adjudicating disputes between local bodies, service providers and consumers
  • Assessing quality and environment performance through monitoring and enforcement of standards
  • Review of PPP legal, regulatory and institutional provisions
  • Development of the project's approval, procurement and implementation plans
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation framework

Industrial corridor - conceptualization and identification of projects

We assist in the preparation of the strategic plan framework, scenario development framework, development plan and action plan and implementation program. Industrial corridor projects would typically include:

  • Preparation of the strategic plan framework, scenario development framework, development plan and action plan and implementation program
  • Preparation of conceptual master plan
  • Stakeholder consultation with government agencies, authorities, investors and industries
  • Identification and conceptualization of potential projects
  • Structuring of potential PPP project - selection of a PPP project and detailed feasibility study for the selected PPP project as well as preparation of bidding documents including Expression of Interest, Request for Proposal, Bidding Parameters, Draft Concession Agreement etc. for the PPP project
  • Suggest implementation framework and financing mechanism

Project execution

We assist government nodal agencies in project development, execution and monitoring. Our services in this area includes:

  • Assistance in selecting independent engineer
  • Assistance in selection of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor
  • Assistance in approval and clearance process and implementation monitoring
  • Assistance in procurement and supervision of transaction advisors

Our services



Contact our Government & public sector leader
Abhaya Agarwal
Executive Director and PPP Leader
Advisory Services
+91 11 4363 3060


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