36317-013: Railway Sector Improvement Project

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview

Description

The objective of the Project is to improve the performance of the railways sector by supporting (i) implementation of a program of institutional and policy reforms to improve Indian Railways' commercial orientation; and (ii) the expansion of core businesses by financing priority investments to overcome railway capacity bottlenecks and improve operational efficiency and safety. The Project will also contribute to organizational efficiency by promoting outsourcing, award of concessions, and ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 36317-013
Type or Modality of Assistance Technical Assistance
Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Numbers TA No. 4053
Loan No. 1981
Approval Date 19 Dec 2002
Closing Date 19 Jun 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 212,800
Geographical Location States of Andhra Pradesh, Orissa, Chhattisgarh, Uttar Pradesh and Tamil Nadu
Sector Transport and ICT
Subsector Rail Transport
Safeguard Categories Environment: B

 

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