India: Uttar Pradesh Major District Roads Improvement Project
The Asian Development Bank is working with India to upgrade major district roads in Uttar Pradesh. The project is improving maintenance and strengthening road safety on the roads that forming part of the core road network in the state.
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|Project Name||Uttar Pradesh Major District Roads Improvement Project|
|Country / Economy||India
|Project Type / Modality of Assistance||Loan
|Source of Funding / Amount||
|Strategic Agendas||Environmentally sustainable growth
Inclusive economic growth
|Drivers of Change||Gender Equity and Mainstreaming
Private sector development
|Sector / Subsector||
Transport / Road transport (non-urban)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming||Some gender elements|
|Description||The project will improve about 430 kilometers (km) of major district roads (MDRs) in the state of Uttar Pradesh, in line with the Strategic Core Road Network Master Plan for Uttar Pradesh. It will involve upgrading of MDRs depending on traffic requirements; reconstruction, widening and strengthening of culverts and bridges; and maintenance of the improved road assets for 5 years after construction. The project will also conduct a road safety audit of the MDRs on the core road network (CRN) and initiate remedial measures at identified critical locations.|
|Project Rationale and Linkage to Country/Regional Strategy||Despite accounting for just 7% of India''s geographic area, Uttar Pradesh is home to about 200 million (or 16%) of the national population, making it the country''s most populous state. It is also one of India''s poorest states. Although Uttar Pradesh contributes about 8.5% to the country''s gross domestic product, its per capita income is less than half the national average. Uttar Pradesh also has the largest rural population in the country. Almost 80% of its population lives in rural areas, where agriculture is the main economic activity and contributes 46% to the state's income. Given the dispersed nature of industrial development, the road network is a critical economic infrastructure. Uttar Pradesh''s total road network is about 300,000 km, and the road density per 100,000 people is 104 km against a national average of 142 km. About 40% of its road network is rated poor to very poor, and only 13% is rated good. About 58% of this network has road width of less than 5.5 meters and barely 5% is wider than two lanes. If appropriate road capacity metrics are used, only 35% of national highways and 60% of state highways have comfortable capacity utilization, while the rest need capacity augmentation such as widening.|
|Impact||Mobility and accessibility improved|
|Description of Outcome||Efficiency and safety of road transport for people and goods in the state of Uttar Pradesh is improved|
|Progress Toward Outcome||civil works and consultancy contracts are ongoing|
|Description of Project Outputs||
MDRs, designed to all-weather standards and road safety, reconstructed and rehabilitated
Road maintenance and asset management improved
Road safety of MDRs in the CRN audited and safety features installed
|Status of Implementation Progress (Outputs, Activities, and Issues)||
Civil works contracts ongoing
Not yet due
Not yet due
|Geographical Location||Uttar Pradesh|
|Summary of Environmental and Social Aspects|
|Environmental Aspects||The implementation of environmental management plans are being monitored by supervision consultants and UPPWD.|
|Involuntary Resettlement||The resettlement activities are being undertaken in accordance with the resettlement plans and are being monitored by supervision consultants and UPPWD.|
|Indigenous Peoples||UPPWD shall ensure compliance with ADB's Safeguard POlicy Statement and government guidelines, regulations and policies.|
|Stakeholder Communication, Participation, and Consultation|
|During Project Design||The stakeholders have been consulted during design stage.|
|During Project Implementation||Consultation as required, are being carried out during project implementation.|
All consultants are being recruited according to ADB''s Guidelines on the Use of Consultants.
Consulting services are required to facilitate project management and implementation. Construction Supervision Consultants (CSC) are recruited, and being funded out of loan proceeds. Consulting firms are engaged using the quality- and cost- based selection (QCBS) method with a standard quality:cost ratio of 80:20.
All works contracts have been procured following ADB''s Procurement Guidelines.
Out of 9 civil works awarded, 8 have been procured through national competitive bidding and 1 through international competitive bidding. E-procurement is essential for all works contracts in Uttar Pradesh, and have been used in this project.
|Responsible ADB Officer||Jagir Kumar|
|Responsible ADB Department||South Asia Department|
|Responsible ADB Division||India Resident Mission|
Public Works Department, Government of Uttar Pradesh
Mr. N.K. Mittal
Government of Uttar Pradesh
|Concept Clearance||13 Aug 2013|
|Fact Finding||06 Jul 2015 to 22 Jul 2015|
|MRM||23 Nov 2015|
|Approval||14 Apr 2016|
|Last Review Mission||-|
|Last PDS Update||19 Mar 2020|
|Approval||Signing Date||Effectivity Date||Closing|
|14 Apr 2016||27 Jun 2017||12 Sep 2017||30 Sep 2021||-||29 Oct 2021|
|Financing Plan||Loan Utilization|
|Total (Amount in US$ million)||Date||ADB||Others||Net Percentage|
|Project Cost||428.00||Cumulative Contract Awards|
|ADB||300.00||29 Jun 2022||195.00||0.00||100%|
|Cofinancing||0.00||29 Jun 2022||195.00||0.00||100%|
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President Nakao Pledges Strong Partnership with Uttar Pradesh as ADB Signs $300 Million Loan for RoadsADB President Takehiko Nakao, who commenced his 3-day visit to India today, met with Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath in the state capital, Lucknow, and discussed future cooperation between ADB and the state.
ADB Loan to Help Uttar Pradesh Boost Connectivity, Safety on District RoadsADB has approved a project loan of $300 million to upgrade over 400 kilometers of major district roads in Uttar Pradesh.
|Tender Title||Type||Status||Posting Date||Deadline|
|Loan No. 3386-IND: Uttar Pradesh Major District Roads Improvement Project [P08/UPMDRIP/2018-19]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||10 Oct 2018||26 Nov 2018|
|Loan No. 3386-IND: Uttar Pradesh Major District Roads Improvement Project [P06/UPMDRIP/2018-19]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||18 Jun 2018||31 Jul 2018|
|Loan No. 3386-IND: Uttar Pradesh Major District Roads Improvement Project [P03/P05/P07/P08]||Invitation for Bids||Closed||28 May 2018||10 Jul 2018|
|Road safety Consultant||Firm - Consulting||Closed||13 Nov 2017||12 Dec 2017|
|IND: Uttar Pradesh Major District Roads Improvement Project||Advance Notice||Archived||07 Oct 2014|
|Contract Title||Approval Number||Contract Date||Contractor | Address||Executing Agency||Total Contract Amount (US$)||Contract Amount Financed by ADB (US$)|
|PACKAGE P08-UPGRADATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MDR NO. 45W ALIGANJ-SORON MARG IN DISTRICT KASGANJ, UTTAR PRADESH (SECTION FROM KM 26.300 TO KM 61.810)||Loan 3386||14 Mar 2019||M/S RAJ CORPORATION LTD. | GALI NO. 3, PUNJABI COLONY MAINPURI 205001,UTTAR PRADESH INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||17,783,631.89||13,981,808.73|
|PACKAGE P06- UPGRADATION AND MAINTENANCE OF KAPTANGANJ-HATA-GAURIBAZAR-BARHAJ AND KAPTANGANJ- NAURANGIYA IN DISTRICT KUSHINANGAR, UTTAR PRADESH||Loan 3386||29 Nov 2018||M/S VCIPL-SURAJ BUILDERS (JV) | B-4/156, VISHAL KHAND GOMTI NAGAR LUCKNOW INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||45,585,706.00||34,856,899.00|
|UPGRADATION AND MAINTENACE OF MDR NO. 135W MUZAFFARNAGAR-BARAUT (SECTION FROM CH 2.970 TO CH 62.144)IN UTTAR PRADESH- PACKAGE P03||Loan 3386||29 Nov 2018||RCC DEVELOPERS LIMITED | 109, CITI CENTRE, BACHCHA PARK MEERUT INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||36,334,732.00||27,783,185.00|
|UPGRADATION OF MDR 52C MOHANLALGANJ-MORAVA-UNNAO MARG IN DISTRICT LUCKNOW/UNNAO IN UTTAR PRADESH - PACKAGE P07||Loan 3386||29 Nov 2018||M/S GAWAR CONSTRUCTION LTD. | SF-01, JMD GALLERIA SOHNA ROAD, SECTOR 48, GURGAON (HARYANA) INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||31,739,895.00||24,269,764.00|
|UPGRADATION AND MAINTENANCE OF MDR NO. 58W BULANDSHAHAR-ANOOPSHAHAR SECTION IN DISTRICT BULANDSHAHAR, UTTAR PRADESH- PACKAGE P05||Loan 3386||29 Nov 2018||M/S ATLAS-CFEC JV | 102, SECTOR 15 FARIDABAD 121007 (HARYANA) INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||18,845,460.00||14,410,094.00|
|PACKAGE UP-SC-1: CONSULTANCY SERVICES FOR SUPERVI- SION OF CIVIL WORKS||Loan 3386||18 Oct 2017||SMEC INTERNATIONAL PTY LTD (PARENT COMPANY) | 220 SHARP STREET, PO BOX NO. 356 COOMA NSW, 2630 AUSTRALIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||4,298,940.00||4,269,305.00|
|P01/UPMDIP/2015-2016 (PACKAGE 01): UPGRADATION OF MDR NO. 81C HUSSAINGANJ-HATHAGON-ALIPUR (SECTION FROM KM. 13.000-48.676), DISTRICT FATEHPUR||Loan 3386||17 Oct 2017||GAWAR-JAGDISH SARAN JOINT VENTURE | BIRIYAGANJ, TILHAR SHAHJAHANPUR-242 307 (UP) INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||16,712,218.00||13,501,416.00|
|P02/UPMDRIP/2015-16 (PACAKAGE 02): UPGRADATION OF MDR NO. 82W NANAU-DADON (SECTION KM. 0.00-30.00), DISTRICT ALIGARH||Loan 3386||17 Oct 2017||PNC INFRATECH LIMITED | 3/22-D, CIVIL LINES, BYPASS ROAD AGRA (UP) INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||18,454,947.00||14,909,327.00|
|P04B/UPMDRIP/2015-16 (PACKAGE 04B): UPGRADATION OF MDR NO. 66E HALIYAPUR-KUDEBHAR (SECTION KM. 56.00- 102.356)(LENGTH 46.356 KM), DISTRICT SULTANPUR||Loan 3386||17 Oct 2017||APCO INFRATECH PVT LTD | B-9, VIBHUTI KHAND GOMTI NAGAR, LUCKNOW-226010 INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||24,050,385.00||19,429,752.00|
|P04A/UPMDRIP/2015-2016 (PACAKAGE 04A): UPGRADATION OF MDR NO. 66E HALIYAPUR-KUDEBHAR (SECTION KM 0.00 -49.272), DISTRICT SULTANPUR||Loan 3386||17 Oct 2017||APCO INFRATECH PVT LTD | B-9, VIBHUTI KHAND GOMTI-NAGAR LUCKNOW-226010 INDIA||Public Works Department, Govt of Uttar Pradesh||26,842,576.00||21,707,187.00|
|Title||Document Type||Document Date|
|Uttar Pradesh Major District Roads Improvement Project: Procurement Plan||Procurement Plans||Jun 2019|