32373-013: Road Network

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The objective of the Project is to improve transport efficiency on the trunk road network and accessibility in rural areas, which will contribute both to expansion of economic opportunities and poverty reduction. This objective will be achieved through (i) improving and shortening a major north-south highway (136 km), (ii) constructing feeder roads (102 km), (iii) enhancing DOR's capacity of road asset management and road safety audit, and (iv) facilitating private sector participation in the do... Read More

Country Bhutan
Project Number 32373-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4658
Loan No. 2187
Approval Date 30 Sep 2005
Closing Date 12 Apr 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 27,600
Geographical Location Sarpang, Zhemgang, Chhukha, Lhuentse, Mongar, Trashigang
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Road Transport
Thematic Classification Economic growth
Safeguard Categories Environment: A
Resettlement: B

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Responsible ADB Officer
Tsuneyuki Sakai
Email contact

Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Department of Roads
Mr. Sangey Tenzing

PDS Creation Date
05 Jan 2007

Last PDS Update
21 Oct 2013

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