Rajasthan State Highway Investment Program - Tranche 2 (ADB-49228-003)

Countries
  • India
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Specific Location
Rajasthan
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Financial Institutions
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
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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)
$ 190.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 190.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Sep 5, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jul 4, 2019


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Project Description

According to the bank website, "As the second tranche of the Rajasthan State Highway Investment Program, this project will improve the efficiency and safety of transport on the state highways of Rajasthan, thereby providing good quality connectivity for social and economic activities. The project will (i) upgrade about 754 kilometers of state highways and major district roads (MDRs) to two-lane or intermediate-lane standards in keeping with road safety requirements; and (ii) enhance the capacity of the Public Works Department of the Government of Rajasthan (RPWD) by improving the business processes and procedures of its public private partnership (PPP) division on project management, safeguards implementation and monitoring, and road safety. The project will catalyze the sustainable development of Rajasthan through the collaboration of the public and private sectors."

Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Yang Lu
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Government of Rajasthan
Main Building, Secretariat, Jaipur-302 005, India
Public Works Department-Rajasthan
1 Jacob Road, Civil Lines, Jaipur-302006, Rajasthan

ACCOUNTABILITY MECHANISM OF ADB

The Accountability Mechanism is an independent complaint mechanism and fact-finding body for people who believe they are likely to be, or have been, adversely affected by an Asian Development Bank-financed project. If you submit a complaint to the Accountability Mechanism, they may investigate to assess whether the Asian Development Bank is following its own policies and procedures for preventing harm to people or the environment. You can learn more about the Accountability Mechanism and how to file a complaint at: http://www.adb.org/site/accountability-mechanism/main