India: Rural Roads Sector III Project

Sovereign Project | 40423-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Rural Roads Sector III Project
Project Number 40423-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7237-IND: Rural Roads Sector III Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.00 million
TA 7237-IND: Rural Roads Sector III Project (Supplementary)
Technical Assistance Special Fund US$ 130,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban) - Transport policies and institutional development

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
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 States of Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madya Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples B

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation
During Project Design
During Project Implementation MORD, National Rural Road Development Agency (NRRDA), PWDs, State Technical Agencies (STAs) and State Rural Road Development Agencies (SRRDAs)

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services The PPTA will be carried out by a firm of international consultants in association with national consultants, together with two individual consultants on social and environmental safeguards engaged under separate contracts. Staffing input of the firm will be 14.0 person-months of international consultants and 24.0 person-months of national consultants. Additional 14 month input will be provided by national individual consultants (social and environmental safeguard specialists). The firm will have experience and qualifications in project management, institutional strengthening and capacity building, road feasibility studies, and consultancy services in areas of road rehabilitation/reconstruction, pavement, bridge and drainage structure design, geotechnical and material investigations, contract documentation and specifications preparation, construction supervision, road safety and road maintenance. International experts will include Team Leader/Transport Economist, Road Maintenance Engineer, and Road Safety Specialist. National experts will include Transport Economics Expert/Deputy Team Leader, Road Design Engineer, Road Maintenance Engineer, Construction Supervision Expert, Procurement Specialist, and Financial Management Specialist.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Oleg Tonkonojenkov
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
Mr. A.D. Kapaley
5th Floor, 15-NBCC Tower, Bhikaji Cama PLace, New Delhi, 110066 India


Concept Clearance 01 Sep 2008
Fact Finding 02 Oct 2008 to 08 Oct 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 08 Sep 2008
Last PDS Update 05 Oct 2012

TA 7237-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Feb 2009 26 Apr 2009 26 Apr 2009 31 Aug 2010 31 Dec 2012 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,130,000.00 0.00 250,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,380,000.00 20 Feb 2009 1,042,249.17

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