37066-023: MFF - Rural Roads Sector II Investment Program (Subproject 1)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


Description

The Investment Program aims to reduce poverty and deprivation, and support economic growth of rural communities by providing them with enhanced access to markets, employment opportunities, and social services, including health and education. The objective will be attained by (i) providing rural habitations in Assam, Orissa and West Bengal with all-weather road connections; (ii) improving efficiency and sustainability of the Prime Minister's Rural Roads Program (PMGSY) implementation in the three... Read More

Country India
Project Number 37066-023
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 2248
Approval Date 31 Jul 2006
Closing Date 09 Oct 2009
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 173,909
Geographical Location Assam, Orissa and West Bengal
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: B

Results Delivered

National highways and provincial, district, and rural roads built or upgraded (kilometers) 2,927
Beneficiaries from road projects (number) 4,000,000

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
Takeshi Suzuki
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
J. K. Mohapatra

PDS Creation Date
18 Aug 2006

Last PDS Update
05 Mar 2013

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