Additional Financing for PMGSY Rural Roads Project (WB-P165402)

  • India
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  • World Bank (WB)
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Project Status
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Voting Date
May 25, 2018
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Government of Republic of India
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  • Technical Cooperation
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Investment Type(s)
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Investment Amount (USD)
$ 500.00 million
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Project Cost (USD)
$ 1,000.00 million
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Primary Source

Original disclosure @ WB website

Updated in EWS Mar 29, 2019

Disclosed by Bank Apr 23, 2018

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Project Description

The porposed objective of the project is to strengthen the systems and processes of the national 'The Prime Minister’s Rural Roads Program' (PMGSY) for the expansion and maintenance of rural access roads. 

The Additional Financing will fund the Original Project's two components as follows:

Component A: PMGSY Program Financing - This component finances Green and Climate Resilient Rural Roads, Pilot Projects to Introduce New Technologies and support civil works for Rural Roads under the Original Project.

Component B: Technical Assistance - This component will support technical assistance (mostly services, goods, and operating expenses) in the entire PMGSY Program to support asset management, institutional, investment and development effectiveness.

Investment Description
  • World Bank (WB)
Contact Information

World Bank
Ashok Kumar
Sr Highway Engineer
Reenu Aneja
Transport Specialist

The Republic of India
Shakil Alam
Director (MI)
National Rural Roads Development Agency, Ministry of Rural Development

Implementing Agencies
National Rural Road Development Agency
I. K. Pateriya
Project Director


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