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Urban Development

Urban Development is an extremely complex, multi-disciplinary pursuit that affects the city dwellers in myriad ways and is the key to improving the quality of life of people in an increasingly urbanising world. Governments in cities across the world deal with a growing range of issues, including over-population, traffic congestion, pollution and high levels of energy consumption.

We have been at the forefront of national and sub-national level urban reforms and have been helping the public agencies in designing, implementing, managing and evaluating various urban development programmes. We provide unique end-to-end cross-functional service offerings encompassing smart cities, urban reforms, institutional design and capacity building, municipal services management, housing and urban infrastructure. We work with Governments, parastatal agencies and developmental institutions, leveraging our cross-sectoral expertise, insights and learnings to craft sustainable urban development strategies and guide appropriate decision making at all stages.

Mathis Primdal

Royston Brockman

Sriparna Sanyal Iyer


  • Project Management for Road Building in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)

    The objective of the project is intended to reduce income poverty and improve security in North and South Kivu. This impact will be delivered by catalysing economic activity and service provision through secure, all-weather, climate resilient roads. As the Project Manager, IPE Global is responsible for managing the funds for construction works of approximately ?9 million.

  • ADB LOAN: 2555-BAN (SF): Urban Public and Environmental Health Sector Development Program (UPEHSDP), Package A

    The aim of the project is to improve the public and environmental health conditions in the urban areas of Bangladesh, particularly in six city corporations (Dhaka, Chittagong, Khulna, Rajshahi, Barisal and Sylhet) through three components i.e. Solid Waste Management; Food Safety; and Institutional Support & Capacity Building. IPE Global is providing Project Support Consultancy, assistance in program and project monitoring, policy reform support, conducting pro-poor surveys, training and capacity development, behavior change communication, legal support, human resource development, gender mainstreaming, citizen?s participation, resettlement and rehabilitation. IPE Global is also responsible for conducting a public awareness campaign which will include educational campaigns to encourage the source segregation of waste and 3 R?s of Reduce-Reuse-Recycle.

  • Design and Supervision Consulting Services at Jammu under ADB Loan No. 2925 IND: Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (JKUSDIP)-Project 2

    The objective of Jammu and Kashmir Urban Sector Development Investment Program (JKUSDIP) is to have enhanced and sustainable economic growth of main urban areas of J&K with emphasis on promoting commerce and improvement of livelihoods of the poor. Under Project 2 of the JKUSDIP, a set of four sub-projects, under the sector of water supply, sewerage, drainage, roads and urban transportation in Jammu city have been identified. J&K Economic Reconstruction Agency (ERA) engaged IPE Global Private Limited as Design and Supervision Consultant (DSC) to provide assistance to Project Implementation Unit (PIU) at Jammu for Jammu urban works. The DSC will assist the PIU Jammu in strengthening their project management and implementation activities in water supply, sewerage, drainage, roads and urban transportation projects including project formulation, management, appraisal of sub-projects (technical, financial, environmental and social aspects), preparing engineering designs, procurement, implementation support, monitoring and evaluation including that of social, gender and environmental management aspects of the program, community awareness, quality assurance, report preparation, etc.

  • Project Management Unit (PMU) - Capacity Building for Urban development (CBUD) Project

    The CBUD Project is a TA Credit in the amount of $60 million from World Bank and implemented jointly by the MoHUPA and MoUD. The Project is part of GoIs larger vision for urban development as envisaged under programs like JnNURM and the Rajiv Awas Yojna (RAY), with an aim to help the Government address the major constraints to urban development and specifically focuses on the capacity building requirements for successful urban management and poverty reduction. The project supports in building capacities for policy formulation, implementation and monitoring with special focus on building-up information systems, fostering knowledge and information exchange and learning, including designing and institutionalizing mechanisms to promote community participation. The project's objective is to provide TA and assist select ULBs to improve their systems and skills by: - Assisting them to operationalize and institutionalize urban reforms; - Strengthening policy and procedures; and - Improving skills in governance, planning, service delivery and municipal financial management.

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