36320-013: Rural Roads Sector I

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The objective of the Project is to reduce poverty and deprivation, and support economic growth, by providing enhanced access to markets, employment opportunities and social services, including health and education. This will be achieved by (i) providing rural habitations in Madhya Pradesh (MP) and Chhattisgarh (CG) with all-weather road connections; and (ii) improving the efficiency and sustainability of the national rural roads program (PMGSY) by providing support for capacity building, ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 36320-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2018
Approval Date 20 Nov 2003
Closing Date 09 Oct 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 400,000
Geographical Location States of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, India
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 9,575
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 11,000,000

The results data reported above are limited to ADB's core sectors, as defined under Strategy 2020 and tracked through indicators in the ADB Results Framework. For definitions of results indicators, please see the ADB Results Framework Indicators Definition.

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Tyrrell Duncan
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
Mr. J. K. Mohapatra

PDS Creation Date
05 Jan 2007

Last PDS Update
05 Dec 2011