Project Name Subregional Transport Facilitation (NEP)
Project Number 37027-013
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2097-NEP: Subregional Transport Facilitation (NEP)
Asian Development Fund US$ 20.00 million
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

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 Birgunj, Bhairahawa, Kakarbhitta

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services About 37 person-months of international consultants and 301 person-months of domestic consultants will be required to assist the executing agency in (i) institutional capacity building with documents preparation and specification recommendation with respect to equipment for institutional capacity building component, and training on automation or cargo clearance improvement component; (ii) detailed design, bid preparation, procurement and construction supervision, and contract administration for two access roads and ICD, (iii) study and recommendation of toll level and collection methodology, and (iv) assisting the executing agency in monitoring and verifying resettlement action plans, environment management plans, HIV/AIDS and human trafficking program. Consulting firm will be recruited using ADB's quality- and cost-based selection procedure in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement All civil works contract packages will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement following international competitive bidding procedures. Equipment for international shopping will be accepted for supply contracts valued at less than $500,000, and direct purchase will be applied for small or off-the-shelf items valued at less than $100,000.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Amulya. Shrestha
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Mr. Purna. P. Kadariya
Kathmandu, Nepal


Concept Clearance 07 Mar 2004
Fact Finding 24 May 2004 to 04 Jun 2004
MRM 03 Aug 2004
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 17 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 28 Jul 2010

LoanĀ 2097-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
04 Nov 2004 19 Jan 2005 10 May 2005 01 Jul 2010 - 21 Sep 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 26.70 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 20.00 04 Nov 2004 17.54 0.00 100%
Counterpart 6.70 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 04 Nov 2004 17.54 0.00 100%

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