46168-001: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Railway Connectivity: Akhaura-Laksam Double Track Project
Project Data Sheet (PDS): Overview
The main objective of the project is to construct the second track between Laksam and Akhaura to complete the seamless double track railway line in the Dhaka-Chittagong corridor and to upgrade the existing track according to the requirements of the Trans Asian Railway network. Dhaka and Chittagong are the two major metropolitan areas of Bangladesh. Dhaka is the main commercial and administrative center of the country; Chittagong is the primary seaport, accounting for about 90% of imports and ... Read More
|Type or Modality of Assistance||
|Financing||Public sector (Sovereign)|
TA No. 8731
Loan No. 3169
Loan No. 3170
|Approval Date||30 Sep 2014|
|ADB Financing ($ thousand)||505,600|
|Subsector||Rail transport (non-urban)|
Environmentally sustainable growth (ESG)
Inclusive economic growth (IEG)
Regional integration (RCI)
|Drivers of Change||
Gender equity and mainstreaming (GEM)
Governance and capacity development (GCD)
|Gender Equity and Mainstreaming Categories||Category 2: Effective gender mainstreaming (EGM)|
Indigenous People: C
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