Second Rural Connectivity Investment Program (ADB-48226-001)

  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, West Bengal
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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 16, 2014
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Ministry of Rural Development
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
  • Construction
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
The categories of the bank investment: loan, grant, etc.
Investment Amount (USD)
$ 0.50 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jul 9, 2020

Disclosed by Bank Mar 22, 2017

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Project Description

The investment program will connect around 2,800 habitations in Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal by constructing all-weather standard roads covering about 6,000 kilometers (km) of rural area. The project also funds institutional arrangements, business processes, and capacity building, particularly on road asset management and road safety.


Investment Description

Contact Information

Ministry of Rural Development
Dr. Pramod Kumar Anand, Joint Secretary (RC)
Krishi Bhawan New Delhi 110001 India

Panchayat and Rural Development Department (Government of Chhattisgarh)
Room No.317, DKS Bhavan(Mantralay),
Raipur India

Panchayat and Rural Development Department (Government of Madhya Pradesh)
5th Floor, B-Wing, Paryawas Bhawan,

Panchayat and Rural Development Department (Government of West Bengal)
Department of Panchayats & Rural
Development, Jessop Building (1st Floor)
63 N.S. Road, Kolkata - 700001 India

Public Works Department State of Assam
Chandmari, Guwahati-781003

Rural Development Department (Government of Odisha)
Rural Development Department
Government of Odisha
Sanchivalaya Marg, Bhubaneswar India


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