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ADB commits $250 loan for all-weather roads in 5 states

Asian Development Bank will give a loan of USD 250 million to the Indian government for construction of all-weather roads in five states under the Prime Minister’s rural road development scheme.

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $250 million loan to finance the construction of 6,254 kilometers all-weather rural roads Assam, Chhattisgarh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal under the Prime Minister’s Rural Roads Programme (PMGSY).

  • The first tranche of loan is part of the USD 500 million Second Rural Connectivity Investment Programme for India, approved by the ADB Board in December 2017.
  • Kenichi Yokoyama, Country Director of ADB’s India Resident Mission who signed the agreement for ADB.
  • Asian Development Bank Headquarters: Mandaluyong(Philippine), President: Takehiko Nakao

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