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

Approval22 Aug 2011
Funding TypeLoan
CountryIndia
SectorTransport/Road
StatusOngoing
Total Cost$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)