31435-013: Western Transport Corridor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The primary objective of the Project is (i) to remove capacity constraints on a critical section of the Western Transport Corridor. It also aims at (ii) maximizing private sector participation in the highway development and operations; and (iii) introducing design features that will improve safety and maximize positive impacts for those people within the Project's zone of influence. To realize the above objectives, the project include the following four components: (i) one for widening the exist... Read More

Country India
Project Number 31435-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1839
Approval Date 20 Sep 2001
Closing Date 26 Aug 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 240,000
Geographical Location The State of Karnataka
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road Transport
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Private sector development
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Prodyut Dutt
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
National Highways Authority of India
Mr. S.K. Puri

PDS Creation Date
09 Dec 2006

Last PDS Update
15 Aug 2008