32203-042: SSTA for Economic and Poverty Analysis for the West Bengal Corridor Development

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Description

The objective of the TA is to carry out a feasibility study of improving transport infrastructure in West Bengal that would generate economic growth, reduce poverty and promote trade between West Bengal and the northeastern states of India and neighboring countries. In line with ADB requirements, the TA will carry out an economic evaluation of the rehabilitation/improvement of National Highway 34 which connects Calcutta to Shiliguri and to conduct a poverty impact study of the Project.... Read More

Country India
Project Number 32203-042
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number TA No. 3540
Approval Date 13 Nov 2000
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 150
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Thevakumar Kandiah
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Surface Transport
Mr. A. V. Sinha

Last PDS Update
09 Aug 2011

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