Deadline: 18-Feb-2021 at 11:59:59 PM (Eastern Time – Washington D.C.)
Chennai, the capital city of Tamil Nadu, has been witnessing natural disasters like floods, and the entire world is currently facing COVID-19 pandemic. These events have impacted life, including public transport systems and mobility in the city.
The Urban Mobility and Spatial Development pillar of the Chennai City Partnership (GoTN- World Bank) proposes to mainstream the climate/ flood and health risks with a focus on spatial planning, urban transport infrastructure and mobility services. In order to achieve the same, the World Bank wishes to engage a consulting firm to undertake hazard and vulnerability risk assessment, establish digital data/ maps, develop comprehensive action plan to mitigate/ manage flood and health risks for urban mobility and services; review/ strengthen standards for infrastructure elements to enhance their resilience; develop solutions to fund resilience and recovery plans; training and capacity building.