Sri Lanka : North East Community Restoration and Development Project II - Supplementary

Sovereign Project | 36601-023

The Asian Development Bank is working with Sri Lanka to restore basic services and livelihood activity in the north and east areas of the country, which had been neglected due to many years of conflict. The project is rehabilitating basic infrastructure in the education, health, water supply and sanitation, shelter, community development, roads, agriculture, and fisheries sectors.

Project Details

  • Project Officer
    Nissanka Salgado
    South Asia Department
    Request for information
  • Country/Economy
    Sri Lanka
  • Modality
  • Sector
    • Education
Project Name North East Community Restoration and Development Project II - Supplementary
Project Number 36601-023
Country / Economy Sri Lanka
Project Status Closed
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
Loan 2618-SRI: North East Community Restoration and Development Project II - Supplementary
Asian Development Fund US$ 12.77 million
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth
Drivers of Change Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Governance and capacity development
Sector / Subsector

Agriculture, natural resources and rural development / Agricultural production - Irrigation - Livestock

Education / Pre-primary and primary - Technical and vocational education and training

Health / Mother and child health care

Public sector management / Public administration

Transport / Road transport (non-urban)

Water and other urban infrastructure and services / Renovation and protection of cultural heritage

Gender Gender equity
Description The main objective of NECORD-II is rapidly to improve the living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the conflict-affected areas of the North and East by restoring basic social infrastructure, community and public services, and livelihoods. NECORD-II will also support and augment Sri Lanka's rehabilitation and relief efforts underway in the conflict-affected areas.
Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy tbd
Impact Improved living conditions and well-being of a significant number of people in the conflict-affected areas
Project Outcome
Description of Outcome Basic social infrastructure, community services, and livelihood restored in the affected areas
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
Description of Project Outputs

Health :

- Reconstructed and improved national and district health facilities

- HIV/AIDS campaign among the construction workers, IDPs etc.


- Reconstructed and improved education facilities, and teacher quarters

- Improved quality and consistency of education

Water Supply and Sanitation

- Reconstruction of small and medium-sized town schemes, community-based common wells and small schemes, and individual sanitation facilities

Access Roads:

Improvement of class C and D roads, local authority roads, culverts, irrigation, and village roads

Irrigation: reconstruction of medium-sized and large schemes


-Training: Skills development to youths in construction, tourism, and motor mechanics

- Agri/Livestock: Improvement of agriculture and livestock extension services; reestablishment of research and seed production farms; provision of agricultural implements; facilities to improve livestock


Urban Development: Assistance for urban planning

Institutional Development and Capacity Building:

Reestablishment of damaged or construction of new local government and district offices; training to government staff in public administration, accounts, and information management

Village Development:

- Establishment of community-based organizations, reconstruction of village level basic infrastructure facilities, improvement to saving habits,make the women self-reliant, training in self-help, microcredit and revolving funds

- Provision of shelter to conflictaffected communities

Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)
Geographical Location Ampara District, Batticaloa District, Jaffna District, Kilinochchi District, Mannar District, Mullaitivu District, Trincomalee District, Vavuniya District
Safeguard Categories
Environment B
Involuntary Resettlement C
Indigenous Peoples C
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 TBD
Procurement TBD
Responsible ADB Officer Nissanka Salgado
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Sri Lanka Resident Mission
Executing Agencies
Ministry of Economic Development
[email protected]
464 T. B. Jaya Mawatha
Colombo 10
Sri Lanka
Concept Clearance 08 Mar 2010
Fact Finding 24 Aug 2009 to 28 Aug 2009
MRM 03 Feb 2010
Approval 09 Mar 2010
Last Review Mission -
PDS Creation Date 15 Mar 2010
Last PDS Update 24 May 2011

Loan 2618-SRI

Approval Signing Date Effectivity Date Closing
Original Revised Actual
09 Mar 2010 07 Jun 2010 02 Sep 2010 30 Jun 2012 30 Sep 2012 21 May 2013
Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 12.77 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 12.77 17 Jun 2022 11.74 0.00 100%
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 17 Jun 2022 11.74 0.00 100%
Status of Covenants
Category Sector Safeguards Social Financial Economic Others
Rating Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory Satisfactory - Satisfactory

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  • 01 Feb 2022 | Project Result / Case Study

    Rebuilding Lives in Sri Lanka

    An ambitious and wide-ranging project helped return a sense of normalcy to an estimated 1.1 million conflict-affected people in Sri Lanka.


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