Financial Assistance from World Bank for PMGSY

The World Bank is assisting construction and upgradation of road works under Rural Roads Projects (RRP) under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). The loan of US$ 1400 million from World Bank was signed on 14th January, 2011 and was effective from 18th February, 2011 and extended upto April, 2018. The brief description of the project is given below:-

 

 Sl No.

State

Revised

Projects sanctioned under

Length

 

 

Allocation US

RRP-II

Completed (in

 

 

$ million

 

 

km)

 

 

Value (Rs.

Length (in

 

 

 

in crore)

Km.)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i.

Himachal Pradesh

112

763

2,249

1726

 

 

 

 

 

 

ii

Jharkhand

223

1,911

3954

2952

 

 

 

 

 

 

iii.

Meghalaya

100

804

1,114

392

 

 

 

 

 

 

iv

Punjab

136

1,147

2,295

2294

 

 

 

 

 

 

v.

Rajasthan

358

3,220

11,485

10524

 

 

 

 

 

 

vi.

Uttar Pradesh

247

1,917

4,709

4486

 

 

 

 

 

 

vii.

Uttarakhand

167

1,002

2,166

1937

 

 

 

 

 

 

viii.

Bihar

244

1,655

2,292

1901

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

1,587

12,419

30,264

26212

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

    Further, the Ministry has availed an additional financing of US$ 500, for which the loan was signed on 31st May, 2018 and became effective from 18th June, 2018. The tentative coverage under the project is around 11,000 Km. So far, sanctions have been accorded to the States of Uttarakhand (1531 Km), Meghalaya (996 Km and 112 Km- for Green and Climate Resilient Technology) and Tamil Nadu ( 100 Km- for Green and Climate Resilient Technology).

 The progress under Retro-Financing component of the project is as under:

 

Sl.No

State

 

Length in Km

 

 

 

 

Constructed

On going

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

i.

Bihar

158.00

155.05

 

 

 

 

 

 

ii.

Himachal Pradesh

350.71

114.83

 

 

 

 

 

 

iii.

Jharkhand

592.25

236.84

 

 

 

 

 

 

iv.

Meghalaya

183.43

459.09

 

 

 

 

 

 

v.

Punjab

5.94

0.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

vi.

Rajasthan

152.07

160.71

 

 

 

 

 

 

vii.

Uttar Pradesh

50.97

1.00

 

 

 

 

 

 

viii.

Uttarakhand

255.02

93.76

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

1748.37

1221.28

 

 

 

 

 

 

The project period is valid upto December, 2020

    This information was given by the Minister of State for Rural Development, Shri Ram Kripal Yadav in Lok Sabha today.

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