36330-013: MFF - Railway Sector Investment Program (Facility)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The investment program will increase the capacity of the existing rail network to handle traffic demand necessary to sustain the country's economic growth by (i) increase in and more efficient utilization of the physical rail infrastructure through electrification, doubling rail tracks on critical routes, (ii) increasing the efficiency of the existing infrastructure usage through the introduction of modern signaling systems, and (iii) improving operational and financial efficiency through instit... Read More

Country India
Project Number 36330-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 0060
Approval Date 31 Aug 2011
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 500,000
Sector Transport
Subsector Rail transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)

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Responsible ADB Officer
Markus Roesner
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railways

Last PDS Update
16 Jan 2014

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