40423-033: Rural Connectivity Investment Program - Tranche 2

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project is the second tranche under MFF0069-IND: Rural Connectivity Investment Program (RCIP), which will address the lack of adequate coverage in terms of all-weather road connectivity. Poverty head count rates in these states are among the highest in India. The project will contribute to the reduction of poverty and deprivation, and to inclusive socio-economic growth in the communities served in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Orissa and West Bengal. Read More

Country India
Project Number 40423-033
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 3065
Approval Date 25 Nov 2013
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 275,000
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Ashok Srivastava
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
India Resident Mission

Executing Agencies
Rural Development Department

Panchayat and Rural Development Department

Panchayat and Rural Development Department

Public Works Roads Department(Government of Assam)

Ministry of Rural Development

Panchayat and Rural Development Department

Last PDS Update
29 Sep 2014