Project Name Rural Roads Sector II
Project Number 37066-012
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 4220-IND: Rural Roads Sector II
ATF - DFID-United Kingdom US$ 1.00 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Partnerships
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming No gender elements
Description The TA will cover (i) preparation of a further investment for improvement of rural roads under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PGMSY), including review of poverty reduction impacts of PMGSY, (ii) institutional strengthening and capacity building requirements, and (iii) formulation of associated support for road safety.
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

Safeguard Categories

Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

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 The TA will be carried out by a firm of international consultants in association with domestic consultants, together with individual international and domestic consultants in the field of road engineering, institutional strengthening, poverty analysis, transport economics, social analysis, land acquisition and resettlement, and environmental assessment. The consulting firm will be engaged using ADB's quality and cost-based selection procedures. The individual consultants will be engaged in accordance with ADB's Guidelines on the Use of Consultants and other arrangements satisfactory to ADB on the engagement of domestic consultants.
Procurement TBD

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Suzuki, Takeshi
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
Krishi Bhawan
New Delhi 110001


Concept Clearance 30 Apr 2003
Fact Finding 28 Nov 2002 to 12 Dec 2002
Approval 20 Nov 2003
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 12 Feb 2007

TA 4220-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
20 Nov 2003 20 Apr 2004 20 Apr 2004 31 Dec 2005 30 Apr 2008 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 1,000,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 1,000,000.00 20 Nov 2003 845,597.87

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