SASEC Roads Improvement Project
This project will improve transport connectivity in Nepal, with a focus on providing faster and better access to social services and economic opportunities. The project area is integral to the international and regional road network system connecting Nepal to India, and upgrading of the road sections is expected to have a transformational impact by facilitating closer trade integration and contributing to Nepal’s export competitiveness.
18 Jan 2017
160 km of roads rehabilitated or upgraded, with road safety features
Awareness-raising sessions on human trafficking and HIV/AIDS conducted
Road accident emergency response system, and road safety measures installed
$187 million (Asian Development Bank)
$70 million (Government of Nepal)