Nepal: Road Network Development

Sovereign Project | 29472-013 Status: Closed

Project Details

Project Officer
Shrestha, Amulya Das South Asia Department Request for information
  • Nepal
  • Loan
  • Transport
Project Name Road Network Development
Project Number 29472-013
Country Nepal
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 1876-NEP: Road Network Development
concessional ordinary capital resources lending / Asian Development Fund US$ 46.00 million
Strategic Agendas Regional integration
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Private sector development
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Some 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 Eastern, Central, Mid-Western and Far-Western Dev. Regions.

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 Consulting services will be required for the (i) detailed design and construction supervision for the civil works under the east-west highway strengthening, roads improvement, feeder-road construction, cross-border access road improvement and road safety and axle-load control; (ii) program design and implementation supervision for PBM; and (iii) poverty reduction impact monitoring. About 170 person-months of international consulting and 1,700 person-months of domestic consulting will be required.
Procurement The civil works contracts will be awarded on the basis of international competitive bidding and local competitive bidding procedures, for about 25-30 contract packages. Civil works packages with contract values more than $1.0 million will be contracted through international competitive bidding.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Shrestha, Amulya Das
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Nepal Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Physical Infrastructure and Transport
Mr. P. Kadariya
[email protected]
Ministry of Physical Planning and Works


Concept Clearance -
Fact Finding -
Approval -
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 28 Nov 2006
Last PDS Update 10 Dec 2008

Loan 1876-NEP

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
13 Dec 2001 10 Dec 2002 11 Mar 2003 31 Dec 2007 30 Jun 2009 11 Jan 2010
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 46.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 46.00 13 Dec 2001 44.02 0.00 98%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 13 Dec 2001 45.06 0.00 100%

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Title Document Type Document Date
Road Network Development Project Project/Program Completion Reports Aug 2011
Road Network Development Project Reports and Recommendations of the President Nov 2001

Safeguard Documents See also: Safeguards

Safeguard documents provided at the time of project/facility approval may also be found in the list of linked documents provided with the Report and Recommendation of the President.

Title Document Type Document Date
Road Network Development: Summary Poverty Intervention and Ethnic Minority Development Plan Indigenous Peoples Planning Frameworks/Indigenous Peoples Development Frameworks Sep 2004
Road Network Development Project Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Aug 2001

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

None currently available.

Related Publications

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No tenders for this project were found.

Contracts Awarded

No contracts awarded for this project were found

Procurement Plan

None currently available.