Assam Inland Water Transport Project (WB-P157929)

Countries
  • India
Where the impacts of the investment may be experienced.
Specific Location
Assam
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Financial Institutions
  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
Proposed
Bank Risk Rating
A
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Borrower
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
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Sectors
  • Infrastructure
  • Water and Sanitation
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Investment Type(s)
Loan
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 120.00 million
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Loan Amount (USD)
$ 120.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 150.00 million
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Bank Documents
Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Jan 17, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Jun 30, 2016


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Project Description

According to the bank document, the project's objectives are to improve the passenger and vehicle accessibility across the Brahmaputra and to its islands with ferry System in Assam; and to improve the institutional framework and strengthen the capacity of the state institutions, which administer, regulate and provide Inland Water Transport.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)

Co-financing:

Borrower US$ 30 million

Contact Information
World Bank
Atul Agarwal
Sr Transport. Spec.

Borrower/Client/Recipient
Bhaskar Dasgupta
Director (MI), DEA, Ministry of Finance
Implementing Agencies
Transport Dept., Govt. of Assam, Dispur, Guwahati (Assam), India
Shyam Mewara
Title: Addl. Chief Secy., Govt. of Assam

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