India: Engineering Studies

Sovereign Project | 36320-022 Status: Closed

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Project Name Engineering Studies
Project Number 36320-022
Country India
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Source of Funding / Amount
TA 3915-IND: Engineering Studies
ATF - DFID-United Kingdom US$ 150,000.00
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development
Knowledge solutions
Sector / Subsector

Transport - Road transport (non-urban)

Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Description The overall objectives are to (i) reduce rural poverty and increase access for rural populations to markets and social services by providing all-weather connectivity to villages that do not have such connectivity; and (ii) preserve the road assets being created by setting in place proper institutional and financing mechanisms to ensure maintenance of the road assets being created under this project. The outputs of this SSTA are to review and suggest improvements to the engineering aspects of the current practice in the Prime Minister's Rural Road Project being implemented by the MORD so that rural road projects to be included for the investment loan meet ADB's standards. To this end the consultants will also review engineering studies on 100 km of roads in the first phase and a further 900 km in the second phase of the SSTA for inclusion in a possible Investment Loan.
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Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples

Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects

Environmental Aspects
Involuntary Resettlement
Indigenous Peoples
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Business Opportunities

Consulting Services There will be 1 consulting services package required under the SSTA. It is estimated that two domestic consultants of 6 person-months each will be required. The consultants will be recruited as individual consultants.
Procurement Not required.

Responsible Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Duncan, Tyrrell
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Rural Development
Dr. J. s. Sarma, Joint Secretary
Krishi Bhawan New Delhi 110001 India


Concept Clearance 18 Mar 2002
Fact Finding 05 Jul 2002 to 17 Jul 2002
Approval 03 Sep 2002
Last Review Mission -
Last PDS Update 12 Feb 2007

TA 3915-IND

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
03 Sep 2002 - 03 Sep 2002 31 Mar 2003 31 Dec 2003 -
Financing Plan/TA Utilization Cumulative Disbursements
ADB Cofinancing Counterpart Total Date Amount
Gov Beneficiaries Project Sponsor Others
0.00 150,000.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 150,000.00 03 Sep 2002 92,048.20

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