44058-013: Kathmandu Sustainable Urban Transport Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The project will improve the quality of urban life in the capital city of Nepal by delivering a more efficient, safe, and sustainable urban transport system (UTS),2 favoring local economic growth and addressing climate change and air pollution mitigation. The UTS will be enhanced by focusing on (i) a plan to rationalize and upgrade the existing public transport network, tested through the implementation of pilot routes provided with electric vehicles; (ii) traffic management works and measures t... Read More

Country Nepal
Project Number 44058-013
Project Type or Modality of Assistance Grant
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Grant No. 0212
Loan No. 2656
Grant No. 0239
Approval Date 22 Jul 2010
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 20,000
Geographical Location Kathmandu
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Urban Transport
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Effective gender mainstreaming
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: B
Indigenous People: C



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Project Data Sheets (PDS)

Responsible ADB Officer
Andri Heriawan
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Responsible ADB Department
South Asia Department

Responsible ADB Divisions
Transport and Communications Division, SARD

Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport

PDS Creation Date
06 Apr 2010

Last PDS Update
18 Jul 2014