Project Name Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement
Project Number 31282-013
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1849-SRI: Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement
Asian Development Fund US$ 25.00 million
Loan: Southern Province Rural Economic Advancement
OPEC Fund for International Development US$ 5.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Finance - Small and medium enterprise finance and leasing

Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some gender elements
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Southern Province (Galle, Matara, and Hambantota Districts)
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects
Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation
Responsible ADB Officer Snimer K. Sahni
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Regional Development
Mr. P S Gajanayake
No. 29 Galle Face Terrace
Colombo 03, Sri Lanka
Concept Clearance 13 Jun 1997
Fact Finding 30 Apr 2001 to 12 May 2001
MRM 04 Jul 2001
Approval 26 Oct 2001
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 02 Feb 2007
Last PDS Update 29 Jul 2010

LoanĀ 1849-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
26 Oct 2001 10 Jan 2002 12 Dec 2002 31 Jul 2008 31 Dec 2009 05 Aug 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 40.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 25.00 26 Oct 2001 27.38 0.00 97%
Counterpart 10.70 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 5.00 26 Oct 2001 28.09 0.00 100%

This project data sheet was generated from on 27 November 2015