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Government of India
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways
16 DEC 2021 2:36PM by PIB Delhi
World Bank Assistance for Road Projects

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.

Project

Funding

Agency

Loan Amount

(in Rs.

Crore)

Loan

Agreement

Signed date

State

 

1.

Green National Highways Corridor

Projects (GNHCP)

 World

 Bank

3500

22.12.2020

Andhra

Pradesh,

Rajasthan,

Uttar

Pradesh         &

Himachal

Pradesh

 

2.

National                      Highway

Interconnectivity

Improvement                Project

(NHIIP)

 World

Bank

 

2300

01.07.2014

Rajasthan,

Bihar,

Karnataka,

West Bengal

&

Odisha

 

3.

Bihar National Highway Improvement Project (Improvement of GayaRajgir - Nalanda – Bihar

Sharif section)

 JICA

 

 

 

 1410

30.01.2014

Bihar

 

4.

Bihar National Highway Improvement Project (Improvement of Patna –

Gaya - Dhobi section)

 JICA

 

 

1553

22.02.2013

Bihar

 

5.

North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-I

 JICA

 

3690

31.03.2017

Meghalaya

& Mizoram

 

6.

North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-II

 JICA

 

2124

29.03.2018

Meghalaya

& Mizoram

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sr.

No.

Project

Funding

Agency

Loan Amount

(in Rs.

Crore)

Loan

Agreement

Signed date

State

 

7.

North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-III

 JICA

 

1573

29.10.2018

Assam            &

Meghalaya

 

8.

North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-IV

 JICA

 

982

27.03.2020

Tripura

 

9.

North             East           Road

Network               Connectivity

Project Phase-V

 JICA

 

1061

26.03.2021

Tripura

 

10.

Improvement of Imphal –

Moreh             Section           &

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

 ADB

 

 

871

01.10.2018

Manipur

 

11.

SASEC Road

Connectivity

Investment Program-

Tranche 1

(Improvement of AH-2 &

AH-48)

ADB

2100

26.03.2015

West Bengal

 

12.

consultancy services of

Surat –Manor Toll

ADB

1260

09.02.2001

Gujarat

 

 

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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