The Asian Development Bank is working with India to improve a sub-network of roads totaling about 1,000 kilometers. This project is also improving the operations and efficiency of the Public Works Department of Uttarakhand.
|Project Name||MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Facility Concept)|
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Governance and capacity development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport / Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||No gender elements|
|Description||The Investment Program will have an incremental, positive long-term impact on the state?s economy and living standards of the rural population. The principal outcomes of the physical investments under the Investment Program will be increased efficiency, safety, comfort, and reliability of inter- and intra-state transport services, and lower road maintenance costs. The non-physical investments of the program would lead to increased road-user satisfaction, more opportunities for private sector participation, more synergy benefits for the parallel road development programs, and improved governance. For the community and enterprises in both rural and urban areas of the state, that would collectively increase mobility and accessibility to educational and health services, employment opportunities, and markets.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||This Investment Program has been conceptualized and included in the India Country Strategy and Program Update (2004-2006) to help the State achieve its poverty reduction and economic development goals by financing part of the infrastructure and institutional capacity development costs of the RDP.|
|Impact||Increased economic growth and reduced poverty in Uttarakhand.|
|Description of Outcome||Improved efficiency and sustainability of road transport in Uttarakhand|
|Progress Toward Outcome|
|Description of Project Outputs||
1. Paved, repaired, or rehabilitated state roads.
2. Staff with improved skills in transparent planning (quality control, contract admin, etc).
3. Institutional reforms, etc.
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design|
|During Project Implementation|
|Responsible ADB Officer||Prabhasha Sahu|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
|Concept Clearance||23 Nov 2005|
|Fact Finding||18 Apr 2006 to 26 Apr 2006|
|MRM||31 May 2006|
|Approval||18 Dec 2006|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|PDS Creation Date||02 Mar 2006|
|Last PDS Update||01 Mar 2011|
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|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||550.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
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|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Uttaranchal State-Road Investment Program||Reports and Recommendations of the President||Dec 2006|
|Framework Financing Agreement for Uttaranchal State-Road Investment Program between India||Framework Financing Agreement||Nov 2006|
|Uttaranchal State-Road Investment Program||Design and Monitoring Frameworks||Sep 2006|
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