India: West Bengal Corridor Development

The project aimed to promote subregional economic activities, reduce poverty, and facilitate trade by removing critical capacity constraints and improving transport efficiency. It aimed to develop transport infrastructure in the north-south corridor, and improve the policy environment for efficient delivery of transport infrastructure.


PROJECT DETAILS

Approval

Funding Type

Country

Sector

Status

Total Cost

11 Dec 2001

Loan

India

Transport/Road

Closed

$133.60 million

KEY OUTPUTS

149.2 km of state highways rehabilitated and improved in two sections

81.7 km of rural access roads sleeved and improved in eight sections

FINANCING

$79.2 million (Asian Development Bank)

$54.4 million (Government of India)