India: MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Facility Concept)

Sovereign Project | 38255-013 Status: Active

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 Number 38255-013
Country India
Project Status Active
Project Type / Modality of Assistance Loan
Source of Funding / Amount
MFF Facility Concept 0010-IND: MFF - Uttarakhand State-Road Investment Program (Facility Concept) [formerly Uttaranchal]
Ordinary capital resources US$ 550.00 million
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

Project Outcome

Description of Outcome Improved efficiency and sustainability of road transport in Uttarakhand
Progress Toward Outcome
Implementation Progress
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)
Geographical Location State of Uttaranchal, India

Safeguard Categories

Environment A
Involuntary Resettlement A
Indigenous Peoples B

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 Staff

Responsible ADB Officer Sahu, Prabhasha
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

MFF Facility Concept 0010-IND

Financing Plan Loan Utilization
Total (Amount in US$ million) Date ADB Others Net Percentage
Project Cost 550.00 Cumulative Contract Awards
ADB 550.00 - 0.00 0.00 %
Counterpart 0.00 Cumulative Disbursements
Cofinancing 0.00 - 0.00 0.00 %

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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

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
Uttaranchal State-Road Investment Program Summary Environmental Impact Assessments Jul 2006

Evaluation Documents See also: Independent Evaluation

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