Written by Asian Development Bank
Developed by Asian Development Bank
23 April 2019

This toolkit was prepared to assist public entities in the state of Maharashtra in India in developing public-private partnership (PPP) urban bus transport projects. It includes case studies and detailed term sheets for the different PPP options that aim to facilitate the drafting of contracts.

Terms sheets are provided for

  1. cost-plus contracts and net-cost contracts (typically lease contracts) where the private sector owns, operates and maintains the buses while the public authority collects the revenue,
  2. licensing contracts (typically operation & maintenance contracts) where the buses are owned by the public authority and the private party operates and maintains the buses and collect the revenue, and
  3. a bus depot contract (DBO) as well as
  4. a monorail operation and maintenance contract.

Publication Date: 01.2011