Nepal: North-South Fast Track Road Project

Sovereign Project | 40011-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name North-South Fast Track Road Project
Project Number 40011-012
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4842-NEP: North-South Fast Track Road Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 850,000.00
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Gender equity
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 Nepal

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
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 11 months, beginning in February 2007 and ending in January 2008, including two months for Government's decision on preferred alignment when no consulting services will be required.

A multidisciplinary team of international consultants in association with national consultants will provide about 13 person-months of international and 40 person-months of national inputs. The consultants will have expertise in (i) institutional and private sector development, (ii) trade and transport economics, (iii) road and tunnel engineering, (iv) road safety, (v) environment, (vi) resettlement, 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.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Witoon Tawisook
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Mr. Dinker Sharma
Department of Roads, Bishal nagar, kathmandu, Nepal


Concept Clearance 30 Jun 2006
Fact Finding 29 May 2006 to 09 Jun 2006
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 23 Jan 2007
Last PDS Update 05 Jun 2009

TA 4842-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
15 Sep 2006 02 Nov 2006 02 Nov 2006 31 Jan 2008 30 Sep 2009 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
850,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,100,000.00 15 Sep 2006 840,273.55

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