India: North Eastern States Roads

Sovereign Project | 37143-012

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Project Name North Eastern States Roads
Project Number 37143-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The proposed Project will assist the North eastern (NE) Region to develop their state-level highways road network and provide reliable access and connectivity to the national- and subregional-level network. The Project will also propose an effective and efficient management for the construction, operation and maintenance of the road assets at the state level. The main outputs of the PPTA will comprise: (i) a prioritization of state highways and major district roads to improve the national- and subregional-level connectivity of the NE Region in the context of the existing plans for National Highways roads and border roads on the one hand and rural roads under the Prime Minister's Rural Roads Development Program on the other hand; (ii) institutional development program to improve performance and accountability of the road sector institutions; and (iii) an investment project for selected roads that is economically viable, technically feasible, and socially and environmentally responsible.
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
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 The TA will be implemented over 9 months, beginning around November 2004 and ending in August 2005. A multidisciplinary team of consultants will provide about 16 person-months of international and 48 person-months of domestic inputs (including peer review and training). The consultants will have expertise in (i) institutional and private sector development, (ii) regional transportation planning and transport economics, (iii) road engineering, (iv) traffic engineering and road safety, (v) environment, and (vi) social development. All consultants will be selected and recruited using the quality- and cost-based selection method, in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB for engaging domestic consultants. Simplified technical proposals will be requested from the short listed consultants.
Procurement None
Responsible ADB Officer K. E. Seetharam
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region
Room no. 283-A
Vigyan Bhawan Annexe
Maulana Azad Road, New Delhi 110 011
Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding 10 May 2004 to 21 May 2004
Approval 23 Aug 2004
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 17 Apr 2006

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Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
23 Aug 2004 20 Dec 2004 20 Dec 2004 31 Aug 2005 30 Apr 2007 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 23 Aug 2004 613,329.40
Title Document Type Document Date
Preparing the North Eastern State Roads Project Technical Assistance Reports Aug 2004

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