India: Rural Roads Sector I

Sovereign Project | 36320-013 Status: Closed

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Project Name Rural Roads Sector I
Project Number 36320-013
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2018-IND: Rural Roads Sector I
Ordinary capital resources US$ 400.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity 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 States of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh, India

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 Consulting services will be required for project management, design, procurement and supervision of civil works, and impact monitoring and evaluation. Total consulting services requirements are expected to be about 400 person months for international experts and about 8,500 person months for domestic experts. Eligible candidates will be international consulting firms in association with domestic consultants. Expertise required will include international experts in project coordination; team leadership; contract management; and drainage. Requirements for domestic experts will include pavement, bridge, drainage, materials, and geodetic engineers; quantity surveying; contract management; inspectors; surveyors; transport economics; social development/resettlement analysis; environmental and poverty impact analysis; and other specialists acceptable to ADB. The estimated duration of the consulting services is 4 1/2 years.
Procurement All civil works contract packages (about 200 contract packages) will be procured in accordance with ADB's Guidelines for Procurement. Civil works contracts over $3 million will be procured through international competitive bidding (ICB), and those below $3 million will be procured through local competitive bidding (LCB) procedures. Civil works contracts will be executed within a one year period. Supply contracts will be procured through international shopping for contracts with an estimated value of $100,000 - 500,000, and through direct purchase arrangement for contracts with an estimated value les than $100,000. Eligible bidders will be either domestic firms independently or in Joint Venture with domestic and/or foreign firms from eligible member countries of ADB.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Takeshi Suzuki
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
Mr. J. K. Mohapatra
New Delhi, India


Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2003
Fact Finding 28 Nov 2002 to 12 Dec 2002
MRM 03 Jun 2003
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 05 Jan 2007
Last PDS Update 20 Oct 2009

Loan 2018-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Nov 2003 25 Nov 2004 25 Jan 2005 30 Jun 2008 30 Jun 2009 09 Oct 2009
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 571.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 400.00 20 Nov 2003 366.44 0.00 100%
Counterpart 171.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 20 Nov 2003 366.44 0.00 100%
Title Document Type Document Date
Rural Roads Sector I Project Project/Program Completion Reports Nov 2011
Rural Roads Sector I Project: Summary Analysis of Socioeconomic and Poverty Impact Initial Poverty and Social Analysis May 2004
Rural Roads Sector I Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Oct 2003

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.

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

Title Document Type Document Date
India: Rural Roads Sector I Project Validations of Project Completion Reports Jun 2014

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