Project Data Sheet

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PDS Creation Date
PDS Updated as of 20 Oct 2011

Project Name Rural Roads Sector II
Country India
Project/Program Number 37066-012
Status Closed
Geographical Location
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Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Strategic Agendas
Drivers of Change
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories


Type/Modality of Assistance Approval Number Source of Funding Approved Amount (thousand)
Technical Assistance4220ATF - United Kingdom1,000
TOTAL US$ 1,000

Safeguard Categories

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Environment B

Summary of Environmental and Social Issues

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Stakeholder Communication, Participation and Consultation

During Project Design
During Project Implementation


The TA will cover (i) preparation of a further investment for improvement of rural roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PGMSY), including review of poverty reduction impacts of PMGSY, (ii) institutional strengthening and capacity building requirements, and (iii) formulation of associated support for road safety.

Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy

Development Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Towards Outcome

Outputs and Implementation Progress

Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Status of Development Objectives
Material Changes

Business Opportunities

Date of First Listing 2007 Feb 15
Consulting Services
The TA will be carried out by a firm of international consultants in association with domestic consultants, together with individual international and domestic consultants in the field of road engineering, institutional strengthening, poverty analysis, transport economics, social analysis, land acquisition and resettlement, and environmental assessment. The consulting firm will be engaged using ADB's quality and cost-based selection procedures. The individual consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement and Consulting Notices


Concept Clearance 30 Apr 2003
Fact-finding 28 Nov 2002 to 12 Dec 2002
Management Review Meeting
Approval 20 Nov 2003
Last Review Mission


Approval No. Approval Signing Effectivity Closing
Original Revised Actual
Technical Assistance 4220 20 Nov 2003 20 Apr 2004 20 Apr 2004 31 Dec 2005 30 Apr 2008


Date Approval Number ADB (US$ thousand) Others (US$ thousand) Net Percentage
Cumulative Contract Awards
Cumulative Disbursements

TA Amount (US$ thousand)

Approval Number Approved Amount Revised Amount Total Commitment Uncommitted Balance Total Disbursement Undisbursed Balance
Technical Assistance 4220 1,000 1,000 846 154 846 154

Contacts and Update Details

Responsible ADB Officer Takeshi Suzuki (
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Divisions Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Rural Development


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