The Government of
The project will focus on three low-income states -
"For the government, improving infrastructure, including road transport, is key to sustaining growth and bridging regional disparities. This project will help the government fulfill its objective of improving connectivity in less developed areas and in low-income states," said Nilaya Mitash, Joint Secretary in the
The agreement for the
"Over the years
Recognizing that road safety is a critical issue in the country today, the project will strengthen road safety management systems with the objective of reducing fatalities and serious injuries from road accidents in the country. "Road safety in
The project will improve road accident data collection and analysis at central and state levels through implementation of the Road Accident Database Management System (RADMS) in project states; strengthen road safety capacity at the central level; and focus on training.
"The project will contribute to economic growth both locally in the project area and at the regional level by removing barriers to connectivity. It will develop priority highways within the non-NHDP network; implement a range of contracting and institutional reform measures; and will have specific interventions for process improvements, network monitoring and management, and updating of standards and specifications, with particular emphasis on road safety," said Pratap Tvgssshrk,
Overall the project will help road users have improved access to highways and transport services and benefit from the savings in travel time and transportation costs. Other expected positive outcomes of the project include improved access to a larger number of economic opportunities, better health services, better access to higher levels of education, and improved road safety.
The loan, from the
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