32234-013: MFF - Railway Sector Investment Program (Facility Concept)

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The objective of the Project is to promote economic growth by improving the performance of the railway sector. This will be done by (i) implementing a program of organizational and policy reforms to improve BR's commercial orientation; and (ii) financing priority investments to overcome capacity bottlenecks in sectors where such investments are both economically and financially viable e.g. the Dhaka-Chittagong corridor. Read More

Country Bangladesh
Project Number 32234-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Technical Assistance
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers Loan No. 0004
TA No. 4847
Approval Date 10 Oct 2006
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 432,000
Sector Transport
Subsector Rail transport (non-urban)
Strategic Agendas Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Drivers of Change Governance and capacity development (GCD)
Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories Category 4: No gender elements (NGE)

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