29472-013: Road Network Development

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The principal objective of the Project is to assist the Government to improve transport efficiency and thereby enable the country to stimulate economic growth and job creation, leading to reductions in poverty. The Project will maintain about 140 km of the EWH, improve approximately 165 km of roads to all-weather paved surface, construct a district headquarters access road of about 96 km using environment-friendly, labor-based construction methods, develop and implement performance-based ... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 29472-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1876
Approval Date 13 Dec 2001
Closing Date 11 Jan 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 46,000
Geographical Location Eastern, Central, Mid-Western and Far-Western Dev. Regions.
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 613
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 3,890,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Sri Widowati
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Nepal Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Planning and Works
Mr. P. Kadariya

PDS Creation Date
28 Nov 2006

Last PDS Update
09 Aug 2011