India: MFF - North Eastern State Roads Investment Program – Tranche 1

This multitranche financing facility program will improve surface-transport connectivity of India's North Eastern Region, contributing to local economic growth and poverty reduction by bringing better mobility and accessibility, and boosting transport connectivity to the rest of India and neighboring countries. It will also facilitate the delivery of various development schemes in other sectors.


PROJECT DETAILS

Commitment Date

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

9 Jul 2012

Loan

India

Transport/Road

Ongoing

$109.50 million

KEY OUTPUTS

197 kilometers of road sections improved in the states of Assam, Meghalaya, and Sikkim

Strengthened project management and capacity building within the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and public works departments

FINANCING

$74.8 million (Asian Development Bank)

$34.7 million (Government of India)