Sri Lanka: Passenger Transport Services Improvement

Sovereign Project | 31280-022 Status: Closed

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Project Name Passenger Transport Services Improvement
Project Number 31280-022
Country Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4075-SRI: Passenger Transport Services Improvement
Japan Special Fund US$ 500,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy
Impact

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs
Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location

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 The TA will be implemented over 5 months, with 3 months allocated under Phase I and two months allocated under Phase II. An international consulting firm in association with a domestic consulting firm will undertake the TA. It is estimated that a total of 14 and 16 person-months, of international and domestic consultant inputs, respectively, will be required with expertise in bus transport policy, institutions and regulations, project economics/finance and social development. Previous experience in development and implementation of route franchising schemes in similar country contexts is a requirement.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Lise Weidner
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Highway-COLOMBO
#1 Dr. Wijawardena Mawatha
Colombo 10
Sri Lanka

Timetable

Concept Clearance 10 Mar 2001
Fact Finding 10 May 2001 to 25 May 2001
MRM -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 30 Apr 2007

TA 4075-SRI

Milestones
Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
19 Dec 2002 13 Mar 2003 13 Mar 2003 31 Dec 2003 31 Mar 2005 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
500,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 500,000.00 19 Dec 2002 275,776.39
Title Document Type Document Date
Passenger Transport Services Improvement TA Completion Reports Jul 2007
Road Sector Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2002

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

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