40423-023: Rural Connectivity Investment Program - Tranche 1

Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview


The components proposed for financing under the requested PFR include Road Connectivity and Capacity Building. A. Road Connectivity component This comprises construction of rural roads that are part of the PMGSY to provide connectivity to all habitations of population of 500 persons (250 or more in hilly or desert areas, or scheduled tribe areas) or more with all weather roads. Subprojects covering about 3,461 km in total (342 km in Assam, 1,008 km in Chhattisgarh, 1,187 km in Madhya ... Read More

Country India
Project Number 40423-023
Type or Modality of Assistance Loan
Financing Public sector (Sovereign)
Status Approved
Approval Number Loan No. 2881
Approval Date 22 Aug 2012
ADB Financing ($ thousand) 252,000
Sector Transport
Subsector Road transport (non-urban)
Transport policies and institutional development
Strategic Agendas Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
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 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)
Safeguard Categories Environment: B
Resettlement: C
Indigenous People: C

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