India: Chennai Peripheral Ring Road (Sections 2 and 3) (AIIB-000336)

Countries
  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Chennai Metropolitan Area
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Borrower
Government of India
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Sectors
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 378.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,080.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ AIIB website

Updated in EWS Jun 29, 2020


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Project Description

According to bank documents, the proposed project aims to "improve economic connectivity and road transport efficiency in the Chennai Metropolitan Area through the construction of a peripheral road." The project will include construction of a 56.8 km six-lane dual carriageway and capacity development.

Investment Description
  • Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Co-financing:
The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID): USD100 million
Government of Tamil Nadu: USD602 million

Contact Information

AIIB
Mehran Avini, Senior Private Sector Development Technical Specialist
mehran.avini@aiib.org

The OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID)
Shaimaa Al-Sheiby, Senior Officer
Private Sector Operations
A.Al-Sheiby@ofid.org

Borrower
Dr. Prasanna V. Salian
Deputy Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance
Government of Republic of India
pv.salian@nic.in

Tamil Nadu Highways Department
Dr. A. Arun Thamburaj
Project Director,
Chennai Peripheral Ring Road Project
spnderpiu.cprr@tn.gov.in

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF AIIB

The AIIB has established the Accountability Mechanism for Project-Affected People (PPM).  The PPM provides “an opportunity for an independent and impartial review of submissions from Project-affected people who believe they have been or are likely to be adversely affected by AIIB’s failure to implement the ESP in situations when their concerns cannot be addressed satisfactorily through Project level GRMs or AIIB Management processes.” Two or more project-affected people can file a complaint.  Under the current AIIB policy, when the bank co-finances a project with another development bank, it may apply the other bank's standards. You can refer to the Project Summary Information document to find out which standards apply.  You can learn more about the PPM and how to file a complaint at: https://www.aiib.org/en/about-aiib/who-we-are/project-affected-peoples-mechanism/how-we-assist-you/index.html.

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