43912-014: Bangalore Metro Rail Transit System Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project is the development and operation of an urban metro rail transit system in Bangalore city (also known as Bengaluru) comprising two intersecting corridors (north south and east west). The project is being jointly processed by ADB's South Asia Department (SAPF Division), K. Hidalgo and Private Sector Operations Department (PSIF1 Division), H. Hoshi. Total proposed ADB loan is US$250 million provided equally from the two departments and the lending modality is entirely from ADB's non-sovereign public sector lending modality, which provides loans to government owned entities without recourse to the sovereign government. Read More

Country India
Borrower/Equity Investment Name
Project Number 43912-014
Project Type or Modality of Assistance PS
Financing Private sector (Nonsovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number 7329
Approval Date 31 Mar 2011
Geographical Location Bangalore
Sector / Subsector Classification Transport and ICT
/ Urban Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Hayato Hoshi
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Responsible ADB Department
Private Sector Operations Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Infrastructure Finance Division 1

PDS Creation Date
18 Feb 2011

Last PDS Update
25 Apr 2014