31435-013: Western Transport Corridor

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The primary objective of the Project is (i) to remove capacity constraints on a critical section of the Western Transport Corridor. It also aims at (ii) maximizing private sector participation in the highway development and operations; and (iii) introducing design features that will improve safety and maximize positive impacts for those people within the Project's zone of influence. To realize the above objectives, the project include the following four components: (i) one for widening the ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 31435-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Closed
Approval Number Loan No. 1839
Approval Date 20 Sep 2001
Closing Date 26 Aug 2008
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 240,000
Geographical Location The State of Karnataka
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Private sector development (PSD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 3: Some gender elements (SGE)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

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