India: Bangalore Metro Rail Project - Line R6 (AIIB-000038)

  • India
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Sep 1, 2017
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Republic of India
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  • Transport
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,785.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please see updated project documentation for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AIIB website

Updated in EWS Nov 8, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Jul 3, 2017

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Project Description
According to AIIB documents, the project will finance North-South connectivity along the Central and Eastern parts of Bangalore city through a modern metro system. The European Investment Bank (EIB) will be the lead financier of the Project and will play a leading role in procurement, environmental and social compliance, and project monitoring and reporting for the Project. For further Project details, see the following EIB website:
Investment Description
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
The estimated project cost is $1785 USD million. AIIB investment is estimated to be $335 USD million.
Contact Information
Contact Points Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB): Mr. Soon-Sik Lee Project Team Leader/Senior Investment Operations Specialist Tel: +86 10 8358 0078 E-Mail: European Investment Bank: Mr. Zoltán Donáth Senior Sector Engineer Tel: +352 4379 8 2798 E-Mail: Borrower: Mr. Bhaskar Dasgupta Director (MI) Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance, Republic of India Tel: +91 11 2309 2883 E-Mail: Implementation Agency: Mr. S. Vasudevan Chief Finance Officer BMRCL Tel: +91 80 2296 9325 E-Mail: ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AIIB In addition, the AIIB has a Bank Oversight Mechanism. According to AIIB's policies, "people who believe they have been or are likely to be adversely affected by a failure of the Bank to implement the ESP may also submit complaints to the Bank's oversight mechanism in accordance with the policies and procedures to be established by the Bank for such mechanism." However, at the time of writing, it is unclear what the exact scope and function of this Oversight Mechanism will be.