32234-053: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 3

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objective of the Railway Sector Investment Program is to promote economic growth by improving the performance of the railway sector. This will be done by (i) implementing a program of organizational and policy reforms to improve BR's commercial orientation; and (ii) financing priority investments to overcome capacity bottlenecks in sectors where such investments are both economically and financially viable e.g. the Dhaka-Chittagong corridor. Impact and Outcome. The impact will be efficient ... Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 32234-053
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3097
Approval Date 09 Dec 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 100,000
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Rail Transport
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Gender Mainstreaming Categories No gender elements
Safeguard Categories Environment: C
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Markus Roesner
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Bangladesh Railway (BR)

Last PDS Update
31 Mar 2014

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