Supporting the Preparation of a Comprehensive Master Plan for the Chennai-Kanyakumari Industrial Cor (ADB-51323-001)

  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Chennai, Kanniyakumari
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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 7, 2017
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  • Industry and Trade
  • Infrastructure
  • Technical Cooperation
  • Transport
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Advisory Services, Fund
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 1.60 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ ADB website

Updated in EWS Jan 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Sep 5, 2018

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Project Description

According to the bank website, "the TA will support the preparation of a comprehensive master plan for two priority nodes of the Chennai Kanyakumari Industrial Corridor. The two nodes are Thoothukudi-Tirunelveli and Madurai-Virudhunagar-Dindigul-Theni. The master plan will provide a detailed recommendations for targeted industries and subindustries, development phasing and costing of infrastructure at the corridor and node levels, and an institutional framework for the management of the corridor. The master plan will also identify comprehensive market potential and critical gaps of industries and infrastructure in the region; analyze the financial and economic aspects of the CKIC; and identify a regulatory and implementation framework for an enabling environment that promotes local industries, creates world-class infrastructure, and attracts global investments."


Investment Description
  • Asian Development Bank (ADB)
Contact Information

Responsible ADB Officer Jeong, Hoe Yun
Responsible ADB Department South Asia Department
Responsible ADB Division Regional Cooperation and Operations Coordination Div, SARD
Executing Agencies Asian Development Bank
6 ADB Avenue,
Mandaluyong City 1550, Philippines


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