Tamil Nadu Industrial Connectivity Project

This project will upgrade and maintain about 590 kilometers (km) of 16 state highways to (i) enhance transport connectivity and facilitate industrial development in line with the regional economic corridor development plan for the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor (CKIC), and (ii) improve the road network's sustainability through performance-based maintenance. The project will also include initiatives to build institutional capacity in the Tamil Nadu Highways and Minor Ports Department, focusing on its knowledge and research function, road safety improvement, and sector planning capacity.

PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

16 Jun 2021

Loan

India

Transport/Road

Ongoing

$904.60 million

KEY OUTPUTS

Maintenance and upgrading of state highways

Building capacity in road safety, sector planning, and research

FINANCING

$484 million (Asian Development Bank Ordinary Capital Resources)

$420.6 million (Government of India)