India: Dedicated Freight Corridor Project

Sovereign Project | 42147-012 Status: Closed


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Project Name Dedicated Freight Corridor Project
Project Number 42147-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 7207-IND: Dedicated Freight Corridor Project
Japan Special Fund US$ 1.50 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

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 Luhdhiana to Khurja (430 km)

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement B
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

Business Opportunities

Consulting Services An international consulting firm, currently engaged for feasibility studies of selected railway projects under TA4998, will be recruited on the single source selection basis for the similar tasks currently undertaken by the firm, providing a team with expertise in railway engineering, and economic and financial analysis. Individual consultants will be newly recruited under the proposed TA to carry out studies of (i) efficiency improvement measures, (ii) social and poverty impact assessment, (iii) resettlement analyses, and (iv) environment assessment.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Hiroaki Yamaguchi
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Railways
Railway Board, Room No. 416
Rail Bhawan, New Delhi 110001


Concept Clearance 14 Aug 2008
Fact Finding 04 Aug 2008 to 08 Aug 2008
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 18 Jan 2010
Last PDS Update 28 Oct 2010

TA 7207-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
10 Dec 2008 16 Mar 2009 16 Mar 2009 30 Sep 2009 31 Mar 2011 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
1,500,000.00 0.00 375,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,875,000.00 10 Dec 2008 1,238,392.75

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