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Nitin Gadkari Explained Road Development Projects With World Bank Assistance

The details and the present status of National Highways Projects being developed/to be developed with loan assistance from World Bank, JICA &  ADB  are as per Annexure

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Official Development Assistance (ODA) for development of National Highways is being provided from various agencies like World Bank, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) &  Asian Development Bank (ADB) etc. The details and the present status of National Highways Projects being developed/to be developed with loan assistance from World Bank, JICA &  ADB  are as per Annexure. There is no Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) proposals received or approved for the construction of National Highways during the last three years and the current year.

The Government has set up the Indian Academy of Highway Engineers (IAHE), Noida to augment skills of practicing Highway Engineers in the country. There are also other Training Institutes in the public and private sector imparting training to highway engineers. Highway Engineers are also deputed for training abroad under various International Cooperation Schemes for latest technical know-how in this Sector. Ministry has taken several initiatives to promote use of modern technologies in construction of National Highways. These include, use of waste material/ by-products, fly-ash, slag, modified bitumen, waste plastic, recycled aggregates etc. and processes like recycling, cement treated sub-base/base, soil stabilization etc.

 

ANNEXURE

ANNEXURE REGARDING WORLD BANK ASSISTANCE FOR ROAD PROJECTS.

 

Sr.

No.

ProjectFunding

Agency

Loan Amount

(in Rs.

Crore)

Loan

Agreement

Signed date

State
1.Green National Highways Corridor

Projects (GNHCP)

 World

Bank

350022.12.2020Andhra

Pradesh,

Rajasthan,

Uttar

Pradesh         &

Himachal

Pradesh

2.National                      Highway

Interconnectivity

Improvement                Project

(NHIIP)

 World

Bank

 

230001.07.2014Rajasthan,

Bihar,

Karnataka,

West Bengal

&

Odisha

3.Bihar National Highway Improvement Project (Improvement of GayaRajgir – Nalanda – Bihar

Sharif section)

 JICA

 

 

 

 141030.01.2014Bihar
4.Bihar National Highway Improvement Project (Improvement of Patna –

Gaya – Dhobi section)

 JICA

 

 

155322.02.2013Bihar
5.North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-I

 JICA

 

369031.03.2017Meghalaya

& Mizoram

6.North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-II

 JICA

 

212429.03.2018Meghalaya

& Mizoram

Sr.

No.

ProjectFunding

Agency

Loan Amount

(in Rs.

Crore)

Loan

Agreement

Signed date

State
7.North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-III

 JICA

 

157329.10.2018Assam            &

Meghalaya

8.North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-IV

 JICA

 

98227.03.2020Tripura
9.North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-V

 JICA

 

106126.03.2021Tripura
10.Improvement of Imphal –

Moreh             Section           &

Construction of Mechi bridge across IndoNepal border on Asian Highway (AH -02).

 ADB

 

 

87101.10.2018Manipur
11.SASEC Road

Connectivity

Investment Program-

Tranche 1

(Improvement of AH-2 &

AH-48)

ADB210026.03.2015West Bengal
12.consultancy services of

Surat –Manor Toll

ADB126009.02.2001Gujarat
 

This information was given by Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari in a written reply in the Lok Sabha

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