Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism - Tranche 3 (ADB-40648-034)

  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Himachal Pradesh, Punjab, Uttarakhand, Tamil Nadu
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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Project Status
Bank Risk Rating
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Voting Date
Dec 11, 2014
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Department of Tourism, Government of Uttarakhand
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  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 123.51 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 176.45 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 10, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 17, 2017

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Project Description

This project funds the Infrastructure Development Investment Program for Tourism which aims to increase tourism-related employment by improving water facilities, restrooms and sanitation systems, signs and street lights, and garbage disposal methods. It also funds work on heritage sites and to encourage community participation in tourist activities, including bringing tourism-related facilities to remote communities.

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Department of Tourism, Govt of Uttarakhand
Department of Tourism, Secretariat
Govt of Uttarakhand
4, Subhash Road Dehradun - 248001

Dept of Tourism&Civil Aviation,Gov of Himachal Pra
Room No 101, Armsdale
Himachal Pradesh Secretariat
Chota Shimla - 171002 (HP), India

Dept. of Tourism, Gov't. of Punjab
Room No 514, Mini Secretariat
Government of Punjab
Chandigarh - 160009, India


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