Preparing the Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System Project (ADB-51073-001)

  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
National Capital Region (NCR)
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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
Oct 31, 2018
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Government of India
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  • Technical Cooperation
  • Transport
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services, Grant
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 2.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Oct 31, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank websit, "the Government of India requested the assistance of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to support the development of its regional rapid transit system network, particularly in the National Capital Region (NCR). The ensuing project aims to improve the efficiency and adequacy of the transport system in the region by addressing poor rail connectivity and lack of alternative transport modes. The ensuing project is designed to ease traffic congestion and promote socio-economic development to support NCR's growing urban population. The major outputs of the technical assistance are: (1) detailed project reports validated; (2) detailed scope, design, and arrangements for implementing the ensuing project finalized; (3) capacity of the executing and implementing agencies to successfully implement the project improved; and (4) possible support to the NCR transport sector determined.


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Saxena, Sharad
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Transport and Communications Division, SARD
Executing Agencies Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs
Nirman Bhawan, Maulana Azad Road
New Delhi 110011 India


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