SASEC Projects 2001 - 2017

 Number of
Projects
Total Project Costs
US$
OVERALL LOANS AND GRANTS49$10.77 billion
Transport32$8.51 billion
Trade Facilitation2$68.64 million
Energy11$1.48 billion
Economic Corridor Development3$698 million
Information Communication
and Technology
1$17.07 million
OVERALL TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE71$90.50 million

CountryProject NameSectorYear of CommitmentFunding SourceValue US$
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MaldivesRepublic of Maldives: Preparing the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation National Single Window ProjectTrade Facilitation2018Technical Assistance$200,000
NepalNepal: Regional Urban Development ProjectEconomic Corridors2017Loan$214 million
BangladeshBangladesh: SASEC Dhaka-Northwest Corridor Road Project, Phase 2 - Tranche 1Transport/Road2017Loan$714 million
NepalNepal: SASEC Customs Reform and Modernization for Trade Facilitation ProgramTrade Facilitation2017Loan$21 million
NepalNepal: SASEC Customs Reform and Modernization for Trade FacilitationTrade Facilitation2017Technical Assistance$1,000,000
BangladeshBangladesh: SASEC Chittagong–Cox’s Bazar Railway Project, Phase 1 - Tranche 1Transport/Rail2017Loan/Technical Assistance$800 million
IndiaIndia: Bihar New Ganga Bridge ProjectTransport/Road2017Technical Assistance$900,000
IndiaIndia: Visakhapatnam–Chennai Industrial Corridor Development ProgramEconomic Corridors2017Loan/Technical Assistance$126 million
IndiaIndia: Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor Development Program: Project 1Economic Corridors2017Loan/Grant$358 million
NepalSASEC Power System Expansion Project – Additional FinancingEnergy2017Grant$20 million
NepalSASEC Roads Improvement ProjectTransport/Road2017Loan$257 million
RegionalRegional Project Development Support for the SASEC Operational Plan, 2016-2025Multisector2016Technical Assistance$8,000,000
IndiaIndia: Bihar New Ganga Bridge ProjectTransport/Road2016Loan$715 million
BangladeshBangladesh: Rupsha 800 MW Combined Cycle Power Plant ProjectEnergy2016Technical Assistance$425,000
BhutanBhutan: SASEC Transport, Trade Facilitation, and Logistics ProjectTransport/Road2016Loan/Grant$23 million
BhutanBhutan: Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement Project – Additional FinancingTransport/Air2016Grant$4 million
BangladeshBangladesh: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 4Transport/Rail2016Loan$191 million
BhutanBhutan: SASEC Green Power Investment ProgramEnergy2016Technical Assistance$1,500,000
IndiaIndia: Comprehensive Integrated Master Plan for the Vizag–Chennai Industrial CorridorEconomic Corridors2015Technical Assistance$2,030,000
BangladeshSecond SASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection ProjectEnergy2015Loan$183 million
BangladeshBangladesh: Subregional Transport Project Preparatory Facility - Additional FinancingTransport2015Loan$36 million
BangladeshBangladesh: SASEC Railway Connectivity Akhaura-Laksam Double Track ProjectTransport/Rail2015Technical Assistance$1,000,000
BangladeshBangladesh: SASEC Railway Connectivity: Akhaura-Laksam Double Track ProjectTransport/Rail2015Loan$997 million
BhutanBhutan: Second Green Power Development ProjectEnergy2015Loan/Grant$198 million
IndiaIndia: SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program - Tranche 1Transport/Road2015Loan$425 million
NepalNepal: Far Western Region Urban Development ProjectEconomic Corridors2015Technical Assistance$1,500,000
BangladeshBangladesh: SASEC Railway Connectivity Investment ProgramTransport/Rail2014Technical Assistance$1,500,000
BangladeshSASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project IIEnergy2014Technical Assistance$200,000
BhutanBhutan: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity ProjectTransport/Road2014Loan/Grant$69 million
BhutanBhutan: SASEC Transport, Trade Facilitation and Logistics ProjectTransport/Road2014Technical Assistance$1,000,000
NepalSASEC Power System Expansion ProjectEnergy2014Loan/Grant$440 million
NepalSASEC Power System Expansion ProjectEnergy2014Technical Assistance$500,000
IndiaIndia: North Eastern State Roads Investment Program (Project 2)Transport/Road2014Loan$157 million
BangladeshBangladesh: Supporting Participation in the SASEC Trade Facilitation ProgramTrade Facilitation2013Technical Assistance$1,500,000
BangladeshBangladesh: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity ProjectTransport/Road2013Technical Assistance$1,500,000
BangladeshSASEC Bangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project: Additional FinancingEnergy2013Loan$40 million
NepalNepal: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity ProjectTransport/Road2013Loan$97 million
NepalNepal: Supporting Participation in the SASEC Trade Facilitation ProgramTrade Facilitation2013Technical Assistance$1,500,000
BhutanGreen Power Development Project: Additional FinancingEnergy2013Loan$40 million
NepalNepal: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity ProjectTransport/Road2013Technical Assistance$1,000,000
NepalNepal: Project Preparatory Facility for EnergyEnergy2013Grant$26 million
BhutanBhutan: Supporting Participation in the SASEC Trade FacilitationTrade Facilitation2013Technical Assistance$1,500,000
RegionalRegional: Trade Facilitation in South AsiaTrade Facilitation2013Technical Assistance$2,775,000
BangladeshBangladesh: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Road Connectivity ProjectTransport/Road2013Loan$345 million
BangladeshBangladesh: Dhaka-Chittagong Expressway Public-Private Partnership Design ProjectTransport/Road2013Loan$13 million
RegionalRegional: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Trade Facilitation ProgramTrade Facilitation2013Loan/Grant$48 million
NepalSubregional Electricity Transmission Capacity Expansion ProjectEnergy2012Technical Assistance$225,000
BangladeshBangladesh: Strategic Master Plan for Chittagong PortTransport/Ports2012Technical Assistance$1,000,000
BangladeshBangladesh: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 2Transport/Rail2012Loan$165 million
BhutanBhutan: Air Transport Connectivity Enhancement ProjectTransport/Air2012Grant$8 million
IndiaIndia: Advanced Project Preparedness for Poverty Reduction (Subproject 25)Transport/Rail2012Technical Assistance$2,000,000
IndiaIndia: MFF - North Eastern State Roads Investment Program – Tranche 1Transport/Road2012Loan$110 million
IndiaIndia: Railway Sector Investment Program - Tranche 1Transport/Rail2012Loan$343 million
NepalElectricity Transmission Expansion and Supply Improvement ProjectEnergy2012Loan/Grant$128 million
NepalElectricity Transmission Expansion and Supply Improvement Project Energy2011Technical Assistance$250,000
RegionalSASEC Subregional Energy Efficiency InitiativeEnergy2011Technical Assistance$225,000
RegionalRegional: South Asia Road Safety Programs (Phase 1: Kingdom of Bhutan and Nepal)Transport/Road2011Technical Assistance$700,000
BhutanGreen Power Development Project IIEnergy2011Technical Assistance$1,000,000
BangladeshBangladesh: Subregional Transport Project Preparatory FacilityTransport2011Loan$23 million
BhutanRoad Network Project II (Additional Financing)Transport/Road2011Technical Assistance$650,000
NepalNepal: Subregional Transport Enhancement ProjectTransport/Road2011Loan/Grant$76 million
NepalEnergy Access and Efficiency Improvement Project IIEnergy2011Technical Assistance$600,000
BhutanBhutan: Air Transport Connectivity EnhancementTransport/Air2010Technical Assistance$650,000
RegionalRegional: Regional Transport Development in South AsiaTransport/Road2010Technical Assistance$2,450,000
BangladeshBangladesh-India Electrical Grid InterconnectionEnergy2010Loan$159 million
BangladeshBangladesh-India Electrical Grid Interconnection Project Energy2010Technical Assistance$285,000
NepalNepal: Air Transport Capacity Enhancement ProjectTransport/Air2010Loan/Grant$92 million
RegionalStudy on a South Asia Regional Power ExchangeEnergy2010Technical Assistance$750,000
NepalEnergy Access and Efficiency Improvement ProjectEnergy2010Loan/Grant$94 million
NepalNepal: Road Connectivity Project (formerly Road Connectivity Sector II)Transport/Road2010Technical Assistance$800,000
BhutanBhutan: Road Network Project IITransport/Road2010Technical Assistance$500,000
RegionalRegional: Support for South Asia Regional Economic Cooperation Multisector2010Technical Assistance$6,920,000
BhutanBhutan: Road Network Project IITransport/Road2009Grant$39 million
IndiaIndia: National Highway Corridor (Sector) I Project (Supplementary Loan)Transport/Road2009Loan$339 million
BhutanGreen Power Development ProjectEnergy2009Loan/Grant$151 million
RegionalRegional: SASEC Information Highway Project (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal) ICT2008Loan/Grant$17 million
RegionalRegional: Promoting South Asian Regional Economic Cooperation II Public Sector Management2008Technical Assistance$2,250,000
BhutanGreen Power Development ProjectEnergy2008Technical Assistance$1,488,000
NepalPreparing Electricity Connectivity and Energy Efficiency Project IEnergy2008Technical Assistance$150,000
RegionalStrategic Partnerships for Policy Development and Action to Foster Regional CooperationPublic Sector Management2008Technical Assistance$700,000
IndiaIndia: Railway Sector Investment ProgramTransport/Rail2008Technical Assistance$1,250,000
NepalNepal: Civil Aviation Airport Project (formerly Civil Aviation Sector Development)Transport/Air2008Technical Assistance$940,000
RegionalRegional: SASEC Information Highway Project (Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal) ICT2007Technical Assistance$4,400,000
RegionalRegional: SASEC Transport Logistics and Trade Facilitation ProjectTransport/Road2007Technical Assistance$1,220,000
BhutanPreparing the Bhutan Power Development ProjectEnergy2007Technical Assistance$1,910,000
BangladeshBangladesh: MFF - Railway Sector Investment Program (Subproject 1)Transport/Rail2007Loan$163 million
RegionalPreparing the Energy Sector Dialogue and SAARC Energy Centre Capacity Development Energy2006Technical Assistance$1,000,000
Regional Regional: SASEC Tourism Development ProjectIndustry and Trade2006Technical Assistance$950,000
RegionalRegional: SASEC Information HighwayICT2006Technical Assistance$500,000
BangladeshBangladesh: Development of Transport Corridors for Trade Facilitation Transport/Road2006Technical Assistance$950,000
RegionalRegional: Development Partnership Program for South AsiaPublic Sector Management2006Technical Assistance$12,701,000
RegionalRegional: BIMSTEC Transport Infrastructure and Logistics Study (BTILS)Transport Management2006Technical Assistance$960,000
RegionalWorkshop on Proposed SAARC Development FundFinance2006Technical Assistance$150,000
RegionalRegional: South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation III (SASEC III)Public Sector Management2005Technical Assistance$1,000,000
IndiaIndia: National Highway Sector IITransport/Road2005Loan$671 million
BhutanBhutan: Road NetworkTransport/Road2005Loan$34 million
RegionalSASEC ICT Development Master PlanICT2005Technical Assistance$450,000
NepalNepal: Subregional Transport Facilitation Project (NEP)Transport/Road2005Loan$27 million
BangladeshBangladesh: Chittagong Port Trade Facilitation ProjectTransport/Ports2005Loan$41 million
RegionalRegional: SASEC HRD and Capacity Building in Tourism SectorIndustry and Trade2004Technical Assistance$600,000
IndiaIndia: National Highways Sector ITransport/Road2004Loan$760 million
RegionalRegional: Promoting South Asian Regional Economic Cooperation Public Sector Management2004Technical Assistance$655,000
IndiaIndia: North Eastern States RoadsTransport/Road2004Technical Assistance$800,000
RegionalRegional: Subregional Transport Facilitation ProjectTransport Management2004Technical Assistance$600,000
RegionalPreparing the Subregional Transport Connectivity (India)Transport/Road2003Technical Assistance$1,000,000
BangladeshBangladesh: Chittagong Port Trade Facilitation ProjectTransport/Ports2003Technical Assistance$500,000
RegionalRegional: Private Sector Cooperation in the SASEC Subregion (Phase II)Public Sector Management2003Technical Assistance$150,000
RegionalRegional: South Asian Subregional Economic Cooperation Tourism Development PlanIndustry and Trade2003Technical Assistance$450,000
BhutanBhutan: Preparing Road Network Expansion ProjectTransport/Road2003Technical Assistance$500,000
IndiaIndia: East-West CorridorTransport/Road2003Loan$644 million
IndiaIndia: National Highways Sector IITransport/Road2003Technical Assistance$300,000
RegionalSub-regional Corridor Operational Efficiency Study in the South Asia SubregionTransport Management2003Technical Assistance$250,000
IndiaIndia: National Highway Corridor (Sector)Public Sector Management2003Technical Assistance$700,000
RegionalRegional: Private Sector Cooperation in the SASEC Subregion Public Sector Management2002Technical Assistance$150,000
RegionalExploring the Maldives’ Subregional Economic Cooperation PotentialPublic Sector Management2002Technical Assistance$60,000
RegionalRegional: Exploring Sri Lanka’s Subregional Economic Cooperation PotentialPublic Sector Management2002Technical Assistance$60,000
IndiaIndia: West Bengal Corridor DevelopmentTransport/Road2002Loan$134 million
IndiaIndia: National Highway Corridor & Public Private PartnershipTransport/Road2002Technical Assistance$700,000
RegionalSouth Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation Phase 2Public Sector Management2001Technical Assistance$500,000
BangladeshBangladesh: Regional Rail Traffic Enhancement ProgramTransport/Rail2001Technical Assistance$1,018,000
Returned 49 loans and grants projects with a total cost of US$ 10.77 billion
Returned 71 technical assistance projects with a total cost of US$ 90.50 million