Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development & Coastal Environment Mgt.

Project Overview

The project involved capacity building of 10 coastal towns in Karnataka. This main objective is to provide improved infrastructure facilities in the project towns, to optimize social and economic development along the west coast of Karnataka by supporting investments in urban infrastructure and the delivery of basic municipal services.  The capacity building component for local government staff covers training in the areas of resource mobilization, cost recover, operation and maintenance (O&M), service delivery, community participation, land use planning, financial management and accounting, transport planning, benefit monitoring and evaluation, and municipal administration. Our services involved;

  • Technical Assessment:specifications of hardware, software and training and then assisting Karnataka Urban Infrastructure Development  and Financing Corporation in implementing the proposed computerized solution
    • Bid Process Management: Assist in preparing specifications for purchasing the necessary computer equipment and supplies and advice on bidding process and procedures
    • Program Management: Development of Project Management Information System (PMIS) for monitoring the project and advising and assisting the Corporation and ULGs in computerization; developing reporting formats for capital works programs; Assist in Developing Project Computer Systems; Assist in Developing Town Base Maps, Infrastructure Mapping & GIS; Assist Project Management Unit in preparing and implementing realistic time-bound Management Action Plans to assist the Urban Local Bodies to improve their financial management & increase their resource generation, including computerization of activities;
    • Capacity Building: Advise and train relevant staff on project procedures
    • Monitoring & Evaluation: developing appropriate application programs for routine monitoring and reporting, assist in preparing periodic progress reports, suitable for onward transmission to the Government of Karnataka/Government of India and the ADB

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