38647-012: Independent External Monitoring of Resettlement Activities of the Southern Transport Development Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The TA would facilitate the identification of deficiencies in the resettlement activities, which include payment of compensation , relocation, and rehabilitation , grievance redress mechanisms and timely implementation of corrrective measures. The affected peoples' living standards, in terms of incomes and livelihoods, would be increased or at least restored to pre-project levels, and their opportunities to derive direct or indirect benefits from Southern Transport Development Project ... Read More

Country Sri Lanka
Project Number 38647-012
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Numbers TA No. 4748
Approval Date 25 Nov 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 511
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Road Transport



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Edirisinghe Gamage Jayaratne Perera
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Sri Lanka Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Highways

PDS Creation Date
21 Apr 2009

Last PDS Update
07 Sep 2013