India: Western Transport Corridor

Sovereign Project | 31435-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Western Transport Corridor
Project Number 31435-013
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1839-IND: Western Transport Corridor
Ordinary capital resources US$ 240.00 million
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 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 The State of Karnataka

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
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 ADB approved on 03 January 2001 advance action for engaging construction supervision consultants. Invitation documents for construction supervision consultants were approved on 11 June 2001. Consultant selection committee meeting has been completed.
Procurement ADB approved advance procurement action on 09 November 2000 for prequalification, and on 03 January 2001 for subsequent procurement actions except for the signing of contracts. Evaluation report on civil works contracts is awaited by the Bank.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Anil Motwani
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division India Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
National Highways Authority of India
Mr. S.K. Puri
Plot G-5 & G-6, Sector 10
Dwarka, New Delhi-110045


Concept Clearance 26 Apr 2000
Fact Finding 14 Nov 2000 to 29 Nov 2000
MRM 31 Jan 2001
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 09 Dec 2006
Last PDS Update 15 Aug 2008

Loan 1839-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Sep 2001 14 Dec 2001 04 Feb 2002 31 Dec 2005 30 Jun 2008 26 Aug 2008
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 378.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 240.00 20 Sep 2001 145.60 0.00 100%
Counterpart 138.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 20 Sep 2001 145.60 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Western Transport Corridor Project Project/Program Completion Reports Aug 2014
Western Transport Corridor Project: Poverty Impact Assessment Initial Poverty and Social Analysis Sep 2004
Western Transport Corridor Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Aug 2001

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

None currently available.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
India: Western Transport Corridor Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Oct 2015

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