Bihar Rural Roads Project (WB-P155522)

Countries
  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Bihar
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Active
Bank Risk Rating
B
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Voting Date
Dec 21, 2016
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Borrower
Government of Bihar
The holder of the loan, grant, or other investment.
Sectors
  • Infrastructure
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 235.00 million
Value listed on project documents at time of disclosure. If necessary, converted to USD$. Please review updated project documents for more information.
Currency conversion note:
Bank reported
Converted using 2016-12-21 exchange rate.
Project Cost (USD)
$ 335.00 million
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Currency conversion note:
Bank reported
Converted using 2016-12-21 exchange rate.
Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Aug 1, 2017

Disclosed by Bank Dec 31, 2015


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Project Description
The investment involves funds intended towards the construction of rural roads, and it has two components. The first aims to improve 2500 km of rural roads and bridges, with the intention of making it easier for agricultural goods to come to reach markets. The second provides funds to local authorities with the aim of maintaining the roads.
Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information
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